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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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The Angry Parade

It’s becoming a regular thing, the protest parades down Palafox. A few weeks ago, the organic outcries were somewhat warm and fuzzy with a snare…

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Officials Occupy Meeting, Briefly

Occupy Pensacola’s sit-down with city officials was a breezy affair. A chilly exchange lasting but a few moments. “What just happened here?” said Nicholas Alford,…

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Campout Question

Who knows what’s going to happen with the tents at City Hall? But it’s making for interesting city council meetings. “First of all, what happens…

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