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State Farm, thanks for the memories

State Farm made $5.32 billion last year. Yet it “must” drop homeowner policies in our area. The insurance giant has over covered the Outzen home…

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Panhandle News Roundup

FriDaily Dose State Farm, which only made $5.32 billion profit in 2006, says it will drop home policies along Florida coast. Brandon Ward gets life…

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County may cut library funding

As the community tries to improve literacy and low FCAT scores, Escambia County is contemplating cutting its library funding 25% – about $800K to $900K….

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Paul files for third term

This morning Escambia County School Superintendent Jim Paul filed to run for his third term of office – ending all speculation that he would retire…

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THS: Where are the Pelicans now?

In 2004, the News Journal introduced the Pelicans in Paradise – artfully done Pelican statues that raised money for their Newspapers in Education program. Over…

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Gannett 2Q report: Profits up; ads down

Gannett Co. reported higher second-quarter profits yesterday thanks to the sale of several newspapers. The largest newspaper publisher in the country (which locally includes Pensacola…

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Moms duke it out at Disney

Couldn’t resist the headline. The amazing thing about the story, which appears in the Orlando Sentinel, is that neither of the two mothers who battled…

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SR Sheriff may cut 50 jobs

Santa Rosa County Sheriff Wendall Hall has told WEAR TV 3 that he needs an extra $3 million. If he doesn’t get it,  he’ll have to…

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Panhandle news roundup

ThursDaily Dose The trial of Brandon Ward has its day about MySpace.com. Lima beans shut down H&O Restaurant. And The Zoo loses another animal. Niceville…

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