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Text of 2018 offense report: allegations of molestation, extortion

Here is the text of the April 2018 offense report concerning an investigation of then-Escambia teacher Susan Weddle for “possible Lewd and Lascivious molestation” and…

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Escambia County teacher’s arrest – international news story

The arrest of Escambia County teacher Susan Weddle has become a national story.  However, few have picked up that the Escambia County School District investigated…

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District knew about teacher’s alleged sexual escapades in 2018, school principal 2017

The arrest of Escambia County School District special education teacher, Susan Weddle, for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her son’s teenage friends…

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Proposed budget plan could mean $14.1 million for Escambia teachers

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida lawmakers to approve a $602 million plan that would set a minimum salary of $47,500 for public-school teachers. A budget…

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National Flight Academy Cyber Monday sale

Press release: The National Flight Academy (NFA) in Pensacola, Fla., is offering savings beginning Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, through Friday, Dec. 6, on specific 2020 Cyber…

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Besser leaves $2 million to UWF

Press release: Throughout their lives, Valmae and Ron Besser were ardent advocates for the University of West Florida, supporters of the arts and committed to…

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McReynolds Switcheroo: How to make money on a charter school

Summary Jacqueline Harris Preparatory Academy: In August 2002, the Escambia County School Board voted to sell its McReynolds school property to the charter school for its…

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More murals popping up downtown. Here’s why

In the fall of 2017, the University of West Florida Historic Trust applied for and received funding from the National Park Service for the creation…

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UWF gets two new trustees, Stephanie White and Jill Singer

Press release: The Florida Board of Governors has appointed Stephanie White and Jill Singer and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has reappointed Alonzie Scott to the…

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