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Buzz: Chamber lawsuit dismissed

This morning, Judge Boles dismissed the lawsuits by the former CFO of the Greater Pensacola Chamber, Brian McBroom, against the chamber and its former CEO…

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Double standard for tourism

Any organization that comes from the Escambia County Commission for funds has had to show that they are viable corporation, especially if they are a…

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Gulf Coast African-American Chamber concerned over tourism plan

Admiral LeRoy, Jr., the executive director of the Gulf Coast African-American Chamber, has sent a letter to Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino over concerns…

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Transit Union sets strike date

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1395 which represents all bargaining unit employees of Escambia County Area Transit and Pensacola Bay Transportation, Inc. voted last week…

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Baptist Leadership Group sold

HealthStream, based in Nashville, Tenn., has acquired Baptist Leadership Group, the consulting practice owned by Baptist Health Care. According to the announcement to a news…

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Minimum Wage Myths – Who in Florida Needs a Raise?

By Stephanie Carroll Carson, Florida News Connection Fast-food workers around the country have been agitating for raises, and some members of Congress are pressing to…

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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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