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Breaking news: UWF may switch to online classes

Inweekly contacted University of West Florida president, Dr. Martha Saunders, about whether the university had any plans to close the campus due to the potential…

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Posted in Escambia County Health State & National News

County holds closed door meeting on coronavirus

Yesterday afternoon, Escambia County Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County held a joint meeting for “community partners” at the Escambia County…

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Lee County holds presser on coronavirus response. Escambia recycles press releases

Lee County government held a press conference yesterday  to reassure the public that they have plans to contain the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The news conference…

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DeSantis declares Coronavirus State of Emergency

BY Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday declared a state of emergency that would broaden his powers to respond to the novel…

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FDOH issues international travel advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2020 TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and…

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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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Nearly 19K votes cast for primaries

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections reports that 18,927 votes have been cast in the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries. Yes, there is a GOP…

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Impact of Coronavirus on our local economy has begun; how will Gilley respond

Pensacola was in the national news this weekend, but not in a positive way. As media outlets upped their coverage of the coronavirus, the newscasts…

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Become a delegate to Democratic National Convention

On Saturday, April 4, Escambia County Democrats will have the opportunity to vote on the Florida delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this…

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