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Outtakes 3/1/12

Outtakes 3/1/12

BLACK & WHITE DECISIONS When Superintendent Malcolm Thomas announced his new capital improvement plan, there were cheers in East Pensacola Heights. Their little neighborhood school, A.K. Suter [...]

Winners & Losers 3/1/12

Winners & Losers 3/1/12

WINNERS MEGAN PRATT The Pensacola City Councilwoman was among 14 women recently honored by the League of Women Voters of Florida as one of the “up-and-coming young elected officials” from the [...]

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Let Them Speak By Ryan M. Barnett Heated political speech is an American pastime. Consider the abusive personal attack of Senator John Randolph upon then Speaker of the House Henry Clay’s [...]

Outtakes 2/23/12

Outtakes 2/23/12

END PLANTATION POLITICS by Rick Outzen When this paper takes stands on issues, particularly ones that I know will ruffle feathers, I am guided by these words of Dr. Martin Luther King, [...]

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners ASHLEY WILKINSON MEYER The Pensacola native was recently commissioned as the new director of United Ministries. The commissioning service at Greater Little Rock Baptist Church was part of [...]

From the Blog 2/23/12

From the Blog 2/23/12

“Everyone knows how un-secure our registration and voting system is.”—Ross “VA issues, yes, but birth control?”—Carol “Perhaps the state will subsidize the purchase of flashy [...]

Outtakes 2/16/12

Outtakes 2/16/12

WHY NOT PENSACOLA? Pensacola is once again on the cusp of being this country’s next great city. Mayor Ashton Hayward has brought vitality to the city. The maritime park is rushing to completion of [...]

Winners & Losers 2/16/12

Winners & Losers 2/16/12

Winners DARLENE F. DICKEY Gov. Rick Scott appointed the general counsel for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge John F. Simon to the [...]

Viewpoint: I Beg to Differ

Viewpoint: I Beg to Differ

By Ron Herrington Mr. Cousins, I take issue with your viewpoint that the majority of the Republican field for President in 2012 have IQs below room temperature (Independent News, Feb. 2). I saw [...]

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

By Jim Messer As the city attorney, I have the unique privilege of not only experiencing the right to speak firsthand at city council meetings, but also litigating First Amendment issues on behalf [...]

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