Posted in Florida State & National News

DeSantis activates Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program

Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sally. The Florida Department of…

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Posted in Business Florida Pensacola

Space Command: A good fit for Pensacola

The competition to be home for the U.S. Space Command moved to a new level this week as communities seeking the headquarters submitted their proposals….

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Posted in Escambia County Florida State & National News

Five local races where tomorrow’s votes may make a difference

According to the Supervisor of Elections office, 34,271 people have voted in the Aug. 18 primary – 23,109 by mail, 11,158 early voting and 4…

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Posted in Business Florida Health

Florida travelers to be quarantined by NY – update

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a travel advisory that requires people arriving from states with high coronavirus rates, such as Florida, to quarantine…

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Posted in Florida

Don Gaetz appointed to Florida Ethics Commission

Florida Senate President Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) today announced the appointment of former Senate President (2012-2014) Don Gaetz to the Florida Commission on Ethics. President Gaetz…

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Posted in Escambia County Federal Florida Politics

State seeks to scuttle absentee-ballot case

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida officials are pushing back against an attempt to ease the state’s vote-by-mail procedures amid…

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Posted in Florida Health State & National News

Coronavirus ‘panic’ could affect state budget; lobbyist says ‘it’s much ado about nothing’

BY Dara Kam and Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As the stock marketed plummeted Monday, House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes,…

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Posted in Florida Health

Santa Rosa man with Coronavirus

Santa Rosa County now has a coronavirus case. Good thing, Escambia County posted its flyer before midnight. Still no email from Escambia County Communications and…

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Posted in Florida State & National News

Poll: Biden leads Florida Primary

Joe Biden still leads the Democratic Party field in the Florida Presidential Primary, but his lead has narrowed over the past 10 months. Late entry,…

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