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‘Big Boys & Girls’ Clash with Mayor

The continuing back-and-forth between the Pensacola City Council and Mayor Ashton Hayward has found its newest venue: the audit selection committee. “I almost wish I…

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City Slicker Chickens

Running across the yard, the children play with their chickens. They are not on a farm, or in the rural wilds of Escambia County. The…

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Council Approves Pen Air, Blows Off Steam

While it eventually green-lighted the Pen Air deal, the Pensacola City Council let it be known that it was not pleased about the circumstances. “Delighted…

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The Dead End Debate

Empty seats at yesterday’s Pensacola City Council Committee of the Whole meeting were few and far between. Most of them were filled with someone there…

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The End of a Dead End?

In an effort to create a more walkable downtown, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is looking to reconnect Government Street to Ninth Avenue near Bayfront Parkway….

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Mitt’s Pancake Pep Rally

Most of the folks attending this morning’s Mitt Romney rally in Pensacola seemed a lot like Romney. They were polished and sharp and dashing. Flashing…

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Dirty Smurfs

Escambia County officials have no interest in seeing a recycling center on a collection of remediated Superfund sites. They also don’t want to see any…

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Interlocal Disagreement, or How to Cook Thanksgiving Leftovers

The Community Redevelopment Agency of Pensacola will have more than leftover turkey waiting for it after Thanksgiving. There’s a whole can of worms on the…

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Occupy’s Bedside

Gary Paull, Jr. was sleeping late this morning. As late as he could, anyway, on a cot outside Pensacola City Hall. Occupy Pensacola lost its…

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