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Outtakes—Pay up, Mr. President

Outtakes—Pay up, Mr. President

By Rick Outzen When President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Montana this past July, he took aim at the Native American heritage of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). He often mocks [...]

Winners & Losers 10/11/18

Winners & Losers 10/11/18

Winners Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council was created in 2008 to [...]

Outtakes—Newpoint Nightmare

Outtakes—Newpoint Nightmare

By Rick Outzen In April 2015, Inweekly reported allegations of grade tampering and misuse of state funds at two Newpoint charters schools in Escambia County. Last week, Newpoint Education Partners [...]

Winners & Losers 10/4/18

Winners & Losers 10/4/18

The Winners & Losers team refused to name any losers for the 2018 Best of the Coast issue. We suspect they just wanted to take off for the Pensacola Seafood Festival. Here’s their BOC [...]

Outtakes—Death Toll Continues

Outtakes—Death Toll Continues

By Rick Outzen A year ago this week, Stephen Paddock, 64, fired more than 1,100 rounds from his suite on the 32nd floor at the Mandalay Bay casino into a crowd of 22,000 people enjoying the Route [...]

Outtakes—Job Training Blocked

Outtakes—Job Training Blocked

By Rick Outzen GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum last week touted the need to ramp up Florida’s technical and vocational programs. “We are going [...]

Winners & Losers 9/27/18

Winners & Losers 9/27/18

Winners Chelsea Bramblett The Florida Coalition for Children awarded the child welfare case manager at FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview Center its Outstanding Youth Award. The award recognizes [...]

Outtakes—A Walkable City

Outtakes—A Walkable City

By Rick Outzen Jeff Speck coined the phrase “Pensacola Parking Syndrome,” which he used to describe a city that tears down its old buildings to create parking spaces to entice more people [...]

Winners & Losers 9/20/18

Winners & Losers 9/20/18

Winners Amber McClure The chief financial officer for the Blue Wahoos has been named the 2018 Southern League Woman of the Year. In her sixth season with the team, McClure has ensured that the [...]

Winners & Losers 9/13/18

Winners & Losers 9/13/18

Winners Escambia County Animal Shelter The shelter’s adoption, transfer and foster rates soared this summer, according to Animal Services Manager John Robinson. During June, July and August, the [...]

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