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Tax for lifeguards

Okaloosa County is looking for creative ways to fun public safety on the beach. On alternative being considered is a Municipal Services Benefit Unit tax….

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Panama City makes tax cut

On Tuesday Panama City voted to drop its property tax rates from 4.1722 mills to 3.761 for fiscal year 2007-08, which begins Oct. 1. Panama…

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Death in the Jail

There’s a disturbing article in News Journal today about Leonard Black, who died Monday in Escambia County Jail. Black was being held on a charge…

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Strong Mayor idea delayed til Aug. 20

John Peacock and his group have been put off by the Pensacola City Council until the August 20th Committee of the Whole meeting before they…

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Fighting Feds over Beach Mouse rules

Finally someone is challenging the feds rules on beach mice. Unfortunately, it’s in the Keys not here. Feds Must Retract Mouse Habitat Rule That Bars…

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Andrews Institute gets international press

The recent training visit of the Pumas to the Andrews Institute has mentioned in a news article on Irelandonline.com: Pumas forward hoping to recover in…

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Operation Brownsville gets more $$$

WEAR TV reports the Escambia County Commission has awarded the sheriff’s office $368 ,000 to keep the Operation Brownsville going. The county’s contribution to the…

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MonDaily Dose

MonDaily Dose News Journal reports on new super middle school. Daily News has some guy with an invention to stop potty mouths. News Herald writes…

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Hotels become condos, sort of

After two delays and nearly three months of backroom meetings between developers, beach residents, county staff & county commissioners and the firing of one SRIA…

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