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New Coast Guard contract to bring 2,000 jobs to Northwest Florida

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) announced yesterday that Eastern Shipbuilding Group has been awarded a $10.5 billion contract to build two dozen new U.S. Coast…

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Gulf Power uses ECUA water

Press Release: Gulf Power using millions of gallons of reclaimed water from ECUA Millions of gallons of reclaimed water now are flowing from ECUA to…

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Panama City may build baseball park

Panama City beat Pensacola out in getting Southwest Airlines. Now the city is looking to build a ballpark and has reached out to the ownership…

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EOC: Where is the $50 million?

The state of Florida has been given $50 by BP to assist counties deal with the BP oil disaster. Ten weeks after the explosion at…

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Sen. Gaetz gives Disaster Update

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. CST Latest Oil Spill Developments Dear Neighbor, As dime to five inch-sized tar balls and tar “patties”…

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News: Bay County has its turn

Panama City News Herald: Cleanup crews were stretched out along western Bay County beaches Saturday, picking up the first coined-sized tar balls and smaller tar…

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Sink’s day in Pensacola

By Sean Boone Federal and state officials were in Pensacola today to address emergency efforts for the Deep Horizon oil spill bearing down on Florida’s…

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Panama City has gangs

News Herald reports on the gang known as “Crazy White Boys.” The group’s activities came to the attention of authorities while investigating the June 2004…

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Another mill shuts down

This one is in Panama City. According to the Herald Tribune, the Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation will suspend operations on Nov. 22. In March, the Panama…

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