Posted in Florida State & National News

FDOT says bridge on track to open May 31

Press release: Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors have completed the installation of multiple stay-in-place forms and are currently pouring and leveling concrete on the…

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Posted in Florida

Bed tax money pitched to combat flooding

RO note: This bill won’t go over well for an industry that has taken a hit due to COVID-19. ‘BED’ TAX MONEY PITCHED TO COMBAT…

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Posted in Florida State & National News

Huntsville lands Space Force HQ

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — U.S. Space Force’s permanent command headquarters will touch down in Alabama’s Huntsville Redstone Arsenal area…

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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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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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