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2008 City Council unsung heroes for Palafox Street honor

The American Planning Association (APA) has announced the designation of Palafox Street—from Wright Street to Pensacola Bay—as one of 10 Great Streets for 2013. The…

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Tale of two platforms

The Strong Mayor initiative was built on the concept that the elections for mayor would be based on platforms and that the voters would be…

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Bare, Mack endorsements not as helpful as you might think

To get elected Mayor of Pensacola, Mike Wiggins and Ashton Hayward will need between 10,000 to 15,000 votes, based on the voter turnout over the…

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Bare endorses Wiggins

Charles Bare, who received 1,763 (13.6 percent) votes in Tuesday’s primary, has issued a statement supporting Mayor Mike Wiggins as Pensacola’s first strong mayor. In…

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What to expect in the mayor’s race

Conventional political wisdom says that an incumbent must have 45 percent of the primary vote to win a run-off. If this holds true, then Mike…

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Wiggins’ Plan of Action

We’ve posted the platforms and ideas of the other three candidates for Pensacola mayor. Here is what Mayor Mike Wiggins calls his “Plan of Action:”…

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Buzz: Where’s Mike?

For the past two days, I’ve been asked why hasn’t Pensacola Mike Wiggins spoke out against the petition drive by former councilmen Jack Nobles and…

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City hires Hatch Mott

Mayor Mike Wiggins announced at the June 7, 4:30 p.m press conference at the EOC that the City has hired Hatch Mott MacDonald to monitor…

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Meek: “Leadership isn’t being in Pensacola to see the first drop of oil.”

I spoke yesterday with Congressman Kendrick Meek, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. Meek was in New York City and had just finished an interview on…

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