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Scott Asks Obama for Help at Ports

December 27, 2012

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has asked President Barack Obama to intervene this Saturday if the state’s port workers decide to go on strike. “A shut down of Florida ports is simply not an option,” the governor…


Regional Checkup: We’re Not Well

December 5, 2012

The numbers are in, and they’re not encouraging. The Partnership for a Healthy Community held court at Sacred Heart Hospital today in Pensacola to share the findings of its 2012 health assessment for Escambia and Santa…


Mitt’s Pensacola Party

October 27, 2012

Having waited hours for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the full house at the Pensacola Bay Center was dancing in the aisles. Literally, to a house band called Mass Confusion that had already torn apart Bruce…

News State & National News

A Tribute to Jason

June 7, 2012

The IN’s cover story this week explores the issue of prison privatization. Chasity Owens spoke about how her brother, Jason Owens, was attacked at a private prison in Florida operated by GEO Group, Inc. She attributes…


Face Melter (Acoustic Version)

February 16, 2012

Yonder Mountain String Band kicked off the Florida leg of its tour last night at Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola. After logging a couple of days of R&R in town, the band seemed as excited as…

BP Disaster Environment Health News

The Doctor Is In

January 17, 2012

The GuLF STUDY—a federal exploration into possible health impacts following the 2010 oil spill—is heading south for another tour. “Just Florida this time,” said Dr. Dale Sandler, as she prepared for her trip. Sandler, chief of…

News Politics

Scott picks up endorsements

September 22, 2010

Got three emails from Rick Scott for Governor campaign within one minute: Florida Home Builders Endorse Rick Scott for Governor : “FHBA supports Rick Scott in his candidacy for Governor of the State of Florida. His…


News: Rubio campaign sprung from Tea Party

July 12, 2010

The St. Pete Times reports that U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio’s rise is linked to the Tea Party, beginning as far back as 2007 when campaigned to be speaker of the Florida House. According the St.…

BP Disaster

BP media spins

July 10, 2010

BP Liz Castro (yes, she is still around) yesterday told a group of realtors that BP’s current policy is to only pay claims to realtors on failed property sales blamed on the oil spill if the…