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Matt Gaetz wants to legalize fireworks

Are Cherry Bombs and M80s in our future? State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) wants to make fireworks — the booming ones we buy…

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DBPR Secretary Ken Lawson writes about his Pensacola visit

Ken Lawson, head of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation took a tour of Pensacola with State Rep. Clay Ingram this week. Here is…

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Whatever happened to CMP Children’s Playground…apparently nothing

In April, attorney Eric Stevenson told the Community Maritime Park Associates board that he represented an anonymous donor who pledged $25,000 to the CMPA board…

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Gulf Coast Aerospace Coalition Launches Marketing Efforts in Hamburg

Press Release: With the closest proximity to the Airbus assembly line under construction in Mobile, Ala., five counties in Northwest Florida have formed the Gulf…

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Chamber shake-up continues

The report I have received from those attending today’s special executive committee meeting of The Greater Pensacola Chamber is that board has lost eight board…

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Hutchinson’s resignation email

The Independent News obtained a copy of John Hutchinson’s resignation email: —–Original Message—– From: Hutchinson, John L. Sent: Friday, August 30, 2013 8:15 AM To:…

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Hutchinson will not be new chamber board chairman

The Independent News has learned that John Hutchinson, Gulf Power’s Director of Public Affairs and Economic Development, has resigned from the board of directors of…

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No fraud at BP claim center in Mobile, Ala.

BP charged last month that it had evidence of fraud at the claims office in Mobile, Ala. David Welker, a former FBI supervisor hired by…

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Context Florida launches today

Peter Schorsch has launched a new political viewpoint website, Context Florida, which pulls together some on the brightest minds and writers from across the state…and…

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