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Weekend Buzz: Children, Cyber Warriors, LeaP and Wedgwood

The long-awaited decision for Ascension to build a regional children’s hospital in Pensacola has been made. The daily newspaper reports in its Monday edition that…

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Closing the Loop on the CRA

When it came time for the Community Redevelopment Agency report during the May 9 Pensacola City Council meeting, Councilman Brian Spencer—who also serves as the…

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Quick Hix Nix

It was a light, quick affair. It was the end of the Hixardt deal. For now, anyways. “We want Pensacola to stay our home,” Mike…

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CRA Considers Hixardt

A few hours before the Blue Wahoos season opener at the Community Maritime Park, the Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency Board will meet across the street…

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Pitching the Plan

When Brian Hooper dove in to the downtown-redevelopment think tank last year, he was awaiting the arrival of his first child. On Thursday, that baby…

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City Council, CRA Meetings

The Pensacola City Council will be meeting tomorrow for a second rules-and-procedures workshop, then again on Thursday when they convene as the Community Redevelopment Agency…

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Posted in Pensacola Politics

Spencer Gets Round 2 as CRA Head

The Community Redevelopment Agency, made up of the Pensacola City Council, selected new leaders this week. Councilman Brian Spencer was reelected as CRA chairman, while…

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What Charlie Fairchild said about Maritime Park in 2005

The year was 2005. Pensacola had finished a series of town hall meetings on a proposed community maritime park. Charlie Fairchild, C.C. Elebash and Marty…

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CRA budget – the rest of the story

The 2008-09 budget of the Pensacola’s Community Redevelopment Agency was rolled back to 2006-07 levels because of the economic downturn. The PNJ made a big…

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