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Winners & Losers 10.14

Winners & Losers 10.14

Nearly 25 years separate the two candidates for Pensacola’s first strong mayor. Mike Wiggins graduated from Pensacola High School in the early 1960s, and Ashton Hayward got his diploma from [...]

Outtakes 10.07

Outtakes 10.07

LIBRARY LIMBO The City of Pensacola will get a new downtown public library by June 2011. A 16,000-square-foot addition will be built on the site of the old Spring Street fire station and will be [...]

Winners & Losers 10.07

Winners & Losers 10.07

Winners TROY BROWN The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office missing persons investigator was assigned the case of Tia McShane, age 11, who hadn’t been seen for years. The child was restricted to a [...]

Winners & Losers 9.30

Winners & Losers 9.30

Winners PENSACOLA AIRPORT The greater Pensacola area finally got Southwest Airlines—not as an addition to the carriers at its airport, but by the airline buying AirTran, which already flies in [...]

Outtakes 9.30

Outtakes 9.30

FLICKER OF HOPE The most fragile of all virtues may be hope. It’s that flicker of light at the end of a long dark tunnel, or the whiff of fried bacon that drifts into your bedroom which just may [...]

Winners & Losers 9.23

Winners & Losers 9.23

The fall TV season has begun and the media, paparazzi and bored division of the IN media and entertainment empire was mailed, in a brown envelope, this list of shows that didn’t make the schedule, [...]

Outtakes 9.23

Outtakes 9.23

VOICE FOR CHANGE A lion passed away on Sept. 15, not with a roar, but quietly in a hospital bed days after suffering a stroke. And when Leroy Boyd breathed his last breath that hot, humid morning, [...]

Winners & Losers 9.16

Winners & Losers 9.16

Winners MALCOLM THOMAS Last year, the Escambia County Superintendent of Schools refused to allow his students to hear President Barack Obama’s speech to open the school year. It was too [...]

Rant & Rave 9.16

Rant & Rave 9.16

SCARY BECK Glenn Beck scares me, and he should scare all honorable Americans. He’s smooth, conniving, and Machiavellian. His “Restore Honor” campaign, which appropriated the language, if not [...]

Outtakes 9.16

Outtakes 9.16

FAIR DISTRICTS Politics is about power. The party that has the most votes gets its candidates elected. The more candidates a party has in the Florida Legislature, the more control it has over the [...]

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