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Outtakes 4/5/12

Outtakes 4/5/12

DÉJÀ VU The shooting of Trayvon Martin reminds me of the 2009 killing of Pensacola teen Victor Steen who was run over by Pensacola Police Officer Jerald Ard. The Pensacola homicide was captured on [...]

Viewpoint—Liberal Media Bias is Real

Viewpoint—Liberal Media Bias is Real

By Grant Hutchinson Rush Limbaugh had it right all along. I’m not a journalist, but I did write a few articles last year for the Independent News. On the surface, most of these pieces were [...]

Winners & Losers 3/29/12

Winners & Losers 3/29/12

Innovation is a concept that is rarely mentioned when someone talks about Pensacola. The Winners & Losers’ “Mothers of Innovation” advisory committee has decided to tackle this and come up [...]

Outtakes 3/29/12

Outtakes 3/29/12

Note: Publisher Rick Outzen is taking a break from his column this week. Muckraker Walker Holmes has agreed to fill in for him. MAYOR LOSING MOJO? Everybody loves Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. [...]

Outtakes 3/22/12

Outtakes 3/22/12

MIRACLE NEEDED A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence needs a miracle. Last week, the Florida Department of Education told the Escambia County School Board that the school isn’t likely to improve [...]

Winners & Losers 3/22/12

Winners & Losers 3/22/12

Inspired by the 84th Oscar Annual Academy Awards, the Winners & Losers faction of the Independent News media and entertainment empire has been working on its own screenplays. This is what [...]

Outtakes 3/15/12

Outtakes 3/15/12

AN EXAMPLE FOR OTHERS They rolled her wheelchair into my office. Her left arm and leg were lost in a train accident 26 years ago. Her eyes were piercing, her smile warm. She lives by the [...]

Winners & Losers 3/15/12

Winners & Losers 3/15/12

WINNERS LEADERSHIP PENSACOLA 2012 The LeaP class’s community service project is Operation HOPE (Honoring Our Protectors’ Efforts). The class will remodel the USO facilities at the Pensacola [...]

Viewpoint: When All Else Fails, Try Bumper Stickers

Viewpoint: When All Else Fails, Try Bumper Stickers

By Farron Cousins I remember driving through traffic in December 2008 and finding myself dumbstruck by a bumper sticker that read “2012–The End of an Error.” A full month before [...]

Winners & Losers 3/8/12

Winners & Losers 3/8/12

Winners ADRIAN STILLS The National Black Golf Hall of Fame has announced that the director of Golf Operations at the City of Pensacola’s Osceola Golf Course is among its 2012 class of inductees. [...]

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