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COVID-19: Latest overnight info and charts

According to the latest data from DOH (6 p.m. April 6), Escambia County has two more COVID-19 cases tied to long-term care facilities, bringing the total…

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What Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill is hiding from you

According to the latest data from the Florida Department of Health, Escambia County had 16 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. As the…

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COVID-19: Underhill draws a misleading chart

Commissioner Doug Underhill reports: “With the exception of the spike when the big data dump came in on the 30th which cleared the backlog, the…

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In a leadership void, readers want answers

While the Escambia Board of County Commissioners and Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson want to punt on listing any non-essential businesses that should be closed under…

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COVID-19: Monday mid-day report (update)

DOH reports positive COVID-19 cases have surpassed 13K – up 1,173 in the past 24 hours.  No increase shown  in Escambia and Okaloosa counties, which…

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Two Milton area prison inmates test positive

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Two inmates at a Northwest Florida prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the Florida Department…

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UWF provides 3D-printed face shields

By Jeremy Morrison In an effort to address the shortage of frontline supplies for healthcare workers as they tend to the current coronavirus pandemic, the…

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Bingo bounced back to DeSantis

At its April 2 regular meeting, the Escambia County Commission had little appetite for issuing an emergency order closing any business—except for bingo parlors and…

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COVID-19 pandemic becomes more real locally

DOH reported Sunday evening that the positive cases are now at 12,350 and the death toll is 221.  On Sunday, March 29, Florida had only…

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