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2009-2010 City Budget

City staff has projected that property tax revenue will stay the same as 2008-2009. Franchise fees and utility taxes will increase $269,200 to cover the…

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City to hold another marathon workshop

The Pensacola City Council is meeting in less than to two hours to hear presentations on the 2009-2010 budget. The meeting is scheduled to run…

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Florida Political Buzz

The Sunday editions of the daily newspapers around the state are filled with political buzz. Sarasota Herald Tribune writes that many consider it a lock…

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Pensacola and Escambia get stimulus check

The City of Pensacola is getting $606,500 from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, funded by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act….

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County subsidizes another arena

The Pensacola Civic Center is not the only county facility subsidized by tax dollars. And hockey wouldn’t be the only sport. The Equestrian Center is…

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Pensacola makes USA Today as destination bargain

USA Today is featuring Pensacola and Pensacola Beach – Bargains, beaches and Blue Angels beckon in Pensacola. The Global Grill, Peg Leg Pete’s Oyster Bar,…

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Should Kerr get the same deal as Studer?

The Escambia County Commission has staff drafting an agreement for a Southern Professional Hockey League team to be owned by Tim Kerr to lease the…

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Sheriff recommends mental health court

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan is recommending to the recently revived Public Safety Coordinating Council that the County fund the implementation of a mental health…

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Meek seeks signatures

U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek (Dem) is in town – introducing himself, shaking hands, picking up campaign checks and collecting signatures to be the first U.S….

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