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Notable Deaths ’12

Dr. Charles Augustus Jan. 26, 2012 Filed the lawsuit, Augustus v. School Board of Escambia County, on behalf of his 6-year-old daughter, laying the groundwork for the 1969 desegregation order that [...]

News of the Weird 12/20/12

News of the Weird 12/20/12

by Chuck Shepherd ARTFUL DODGERS The head of the Perse School in Cambridge, England, recently instituted a “10-Second Rule” for minor disciplinary infractions: Students could avoid punishment [...]

Winners and Losers 12/20/12

Winners and Losers 12/20/12

WINNERS Lewis Bear, Jr. The University of West Florida Board of Trustees voted to name Trustee Lewis Bear, Jr. chairman of the Board and Trustee Mort O'Sullivan vice chairman for the next two [...]

Outtakes 12/20/12

Outtakes 12/20/12

The Wars Are Over Military budget cuts are coming, and they should. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, our nation spends nearly three times more than China and Russia [...]

2012 Year In Review

2012 Year In Review

Our Top Cover Stories of the Year by In Staff By IN Staff The Independent News earned its reputation once again for no-holds-barred reporting, with no “sacred cows.” Our reporting earned us [...]

Conversation with a Mad Man

Conversation with a Mad Man

Commissioner Wilson Robertson Speaks His Mind by Jeremy Morrison The line was dead. Right at the perfect crescendo of a raging-bull rant, the phone had gone silent. The connection was [...]

The Buzz 12/20/12

The Buzz 12/20/12

Sunshine Daydream The state has determined that there is insufficient evidence supporting Pensacola City Councilwoman’s Sherri Myers’ accusations of Sunshine Law violation against Mayor Ashton [...]

Last Minute at the Market

Last Minute at the Market

By Sarah McCartan Looking for a prime hotspot to fulfill all of your last minute holiday shopping needs this season in one fell swoop? Look no further than Palafox Market. Brought to you by [...]

Memorable Quotes ’12

Memorable Quotes ’12

“I could have went the other way if someone did not care enough to stay actively engaged in my life.”—Rev. Joseph Marshall “I’d always had the Lucille Ball approach to life: don’t mess [...]

It Happened Here 12/20/12

Prohibition in Our Port City: Nothing ‘Dry’ About It by Jessica Forbes Like everywhere else in the United States, the Prohibition of alcohol did little to discourage alcohol consumption in [...]

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