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Caring

Blue Angels fly over downtown Pensacola

June 16, 2016

This morning, the Blue Angels returned to the air and started training flights in preparation to resume the team’s Pensacola practice and air show season schedules. From Twitter: Blue Angels ‏@BlueAngels 22m22 minutes ago We are…

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Politics

Gun measures expected to re-emerge in 2017 session

June 16, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The mass shootings in an Orlando nightclub this week have fueled the already-polarizing issues of gun rights and gun control, with the debate expected to return on multiple…

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Education Politics

PMA becomes part of UWF, beginning July 1

June 15, 2016

The University of West Florida has entered into a gift agreement with the Pensacola Museum of Art to transfer the museum to the University of West Florida – effective July 1, 2016. This agreement will complement…

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News

Pensacola has weird connection to Orlando shooter

June 15, 2016

I’ve always said that Pensacola is connected in some way to every major national news story. It has proved to be true yet again. NBC affiliate WPTV in West Palm Beach has reported that Omar Mateen,…

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Business

Pensacola 2017 LeaP class announced

June 15, 2016

The Pensacola Chamber Foundation announced today the Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2017. Participants were carefully selected for their professional achievements, commitment to the Northwest Florida community and leadership skills and potential. Founded in the fall…

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Politics

Massacre becomes part of political landscape

June 15, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Sunday’s horrific massacre at a gay club in Orlando may have deepened the chasm between an increasingly divided electorate in Florida — and the nation — but how…

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Politics

Blog survives another hacker attack

June 14, 2016

Posts on Orlando shooting apparently attracted cyber attacks. Techies swept site. We are clean. Unfortunately we had to delete comments posted the last few days.…

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Caring

Disney donates $1M to help shooting victims, families

June 14, 2016

Bolstered by money from some of Central Florida’s biggest corporate players, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer on Tuesday announced formation of the OneFlorida Fund to help victims and family members in the aftermath of the mass shooting…