Posted in Escambia County State & National News

Countdown for the Count

2020 Census Wrapping Up by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Every ten years, the United States government takes an official count of the country’s population. Currently, census…

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Fried protests DeSantis cancelling yet another Cabinet meeting

Yesterday, the Governor’s office canceled the upcoming August 11 meeting of the Florida Cabinet. In response, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, an independently-elected member of the…

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Posted in Business Health State & National News

DeSantis says youth and reckless bars behind COVID surge

“We’ve not had a single problem with any institution or business that just follow the guidelines.” -Gov. Ron DeSantis. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says that…

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Weekly Roundup: ‘Red Wedding’ on the horizon

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida Recap and analysis of the week in state government and politics TALLAHASSEE — It was a whirlwind…

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Court allows social media case against lawmaker

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a state House…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

More statements on the death of George Floyd

Florida Sheriffs Association Statement on Death of George Floyd and Arrest of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin “As President of the Florida Sheriffs Association and…

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Mike Hill’s next lost cause

State Rep. Mike Hill (R-Portofino Marcus Point) has a new lost cause that no one in his district cares about – a U.S. constitutional amendment…

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Posted in Protests State & National News

Gaetz suggests government go hunting

Cousin Bobo predicted this days ago. Last week, President Donald Trump protested Twitter putting a fact-checking label his tweet about mail-in ballots and later limited…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Hurricane State & National News

Friday morning briefing

Sales Tax Holiday Starting today through Thursday, June 4, Florida shoppers can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together disaster-preparation stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane…

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