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Grover on Confederate monument, PNJ editorial and Matt Gaetz

I will admit there are times I miss having a radio show. My three years hosting “Pensacola Speaks” on WCOA and 18 months helping to…

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Posted in Health Politics

Momentum for face masks in Escambia County

“And we stand united in our support of all wearing mask or cloth face coverings for the protection of our community.” – heads of Ascension…

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Mayor says new advisory to focus on law enforcement

Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson told Inweekly in a phone interview this morning that the proposed committee to oversee the Pensacola Police Department will indeed by…

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Mayor to change Lee Square to Florida Square

Confederate Monument’s Fate Hangs with City Council by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Pensacola’s Confederate monument in Lee Square on Palafox may be coming down. Or maybe…

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Grover and the Confederacy, Southern heritage

Past debates over Pensacola’s Confederate flag displays offer some insight into Mayor Grover Robinson’s reluctance to deal with the city’s Confederate monuments. He saw the…

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Jacksonville mayor removes Confederate statue; Pensacola petition nears 12K signatures

Early Tuesday morning, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry ordered city workers to remove the bronze statue of a Confederate soldier that had been displayed in downtown…

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Mayor defends Confederate monument out of respect for women

In a text to a citizen asking to rename Lee Square to its original name, Florida Square, and remove the Confederate monument, Pensacola Mayor Grover…

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The Monumental Question

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The question is recurring. The answer is always the same: not yet. This question was asked again—shouted from the crowd —…

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Presser Notes: Mayor doesn’t want ‘Any more foolishness’

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly After a wild weekend that saw Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson commit to a group of protesters blocking the roadway at the…

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