Posted in 2016 Election Politics State & National News

New poll shows white voters key to Trump winning Florida

The latest New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll shows a divided electorate in Florida when it comes to this year’s presidential election. Whites Trump 51%…

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Posted in Health Politics State & National News

Scott ask Congress to act on Zika

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With 70 confirmed cases resulting from Florida mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, Gov. Rick Scott traveled to…

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Posted in Education State & National News

Florida LWV leader objects to Gaetz as UWF president [podcast]

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” the president of the Florida League of Women Voters, Pamela Goodman, discussed why she doesn’t think State Sen. Don Gaetz should…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

Rubio opening lead in Senate race

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Backed by growing support from independent voters, Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has opened a seven-point lead…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

State Backroom Briefing: GOP has sunny outlook for Trump

(Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By BRANDON LARRABEE AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Just in time for the…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola State & National News

Emerald Coastkeeper cites problems around Carpenter’s Creek

Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy has sent a letter to Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, Pensacola City Council, Escambia County Development Services and City Inspector Bill Weeks…

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Posted in State & National News

Report signals tight budget times ahead

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Lawmakers will face a tight budget during next year’s legislative session and will likely need to take…

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Posted in Business State & National News

Ft. Pickens area closed

Gulf Islands National Seashore announced today the closure of Fort Pickens Area in Florida, in anticipation of intense wind and rain that will cause flooding…

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Posted in Escambia County State & National News

Gov. Scott closes local state offices at noon

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, in preparation for Tropical Storm Hermine, Governor Rick Scott directed all state offices in 51 counties, Escambia and Santa Rosa, to…

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