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Gaetz: Can the Gulf Coast triumph? Yes

Viewpoint BY DON GAETZ Northwest Florida has taken it hard in the gut from the forces of nature and the folly of man. The Deepwater…

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Broxson proposes name for bridge

 Senator Doug Broxson (R-Gulf Breeze) announced today that he has submitted legislation to name the new Pensacola Bay Bridge, the “General Daniel ‘Chappie’ James Jr….

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Report: Offshore Drilling ‘Still Dirty and Dangerous’

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Environmental organization Oceana released a report on Wednesday that the group says finds offshore oil drilling to be a precarious proposition….

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BP money eyed to help with hurricane recovery

By  Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida… TALLAHASSEE — Calls are growing to use BP oil spill money to bolster Hurricane Michael recovery efforts,…

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Buzz: Triumph appointee

Who will be the next appointee to the Triumph Gulf Coast Board? Several names are being batted around: Frank White: former state representative who had…

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Don Gaetz to chair Triumph Gulf Coast

From The News Service of Florida: Former House Speaker Allan Bense on Thursday kept the position of chairman of the non-profit organization Triumph Gulf Coast…

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Buzz: Florida House to deal Panhandle counties two big blows

The word out of Tallahassee is the House Appropriations chairman, Richard Corcoran, plans to delete from a Senate appropriations bill an amendment that would have…

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Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. to hold first meeting

Organization to oversee Deepwater Horizon oil spill funds recovered by attorney general Press Release: The University of West Florida Center for Research and Economic Opportunity…

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BP agrees to pay $18.7 billion to settle all federal and state claims.

This morning BP announced that it has agreed to pay $18.7 billion over 18 years to settle all federal and state claims arising from the…

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