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Winners & Losers 11.21.13

Winners & Losers 11.21.13

Winners Blue Wahoos The Pensacola Blue Wahoos and their home stadium in downtown Pensacola have been awarded national recognition for the entire baseball experience the team and its staff [...]

Outtakes: How Do You Like Us Now?

Outtakes: How Do You Like Us Now?

by Rick Outzen Last year, Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson blasted the local media declaring we were the worst enemy of the county. Most of his ire was directed at the Pensacola News [...]

Winners & Losers 11/14/13

Winners & Losers 11/14/13

Winners Lumon May The Escambia County Commissioner came to the rescue of Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council. After the city of Pensacola passed the buck on helping the volunteer organization [...]

Outtakes—Casinos: A Bad Bet

Outtakes—Casinos: A Bad Bet

The Florida Legislature is looking at rewriting our laws regulating gambling. Some feel that the lawmakers will be enticed to open the door for Las Vegas-style casinos to come into the state. For [...]

Viewpoint: Son of a Sailor Man

Viewpoint: Son of a Sailor Man

by Edwin Banacia It’s easy to feel guilty about our innate sense of American exceptionalism. And although the term doesn’t necessarily define a national superiority complex, it’s not a [...]

Winners & Losers 11/07/13

Winners & Losers 11/07/13

Winners Pat Young The president of The Arc Gateway has been sworn in as president of The Arc of Florida. Pat's focus will be to bring state attention to the needs of those with intellectual and [...]

Outtakes—Emerald Empire

Outtakes—Emerald Empire

The Emerald Coast Utility Authority is the most secretive local government agency in Northwest Florida. Unlike the Pensacola City Council, Escambia County School Board and Escambia County [...]

Winners & Losers 10/31/13

Winners & Losers 10/31/13

Winners Pensacola Ice Flyers Pensacola’s professional hockey team celebrated its 2013 championship by raising a banner at the Pensacola Bay Center and defeating the Columbus Cottonmouths 6-2. [...]

Outtakes—Words Matter

Outtakes—Words Matter

Having listened to countless hours of city council and county commission meetings and attending dozens of press conferences, I’ve come to the conclusion that our elected officials rarely mean what [...]

Outtakes—Sucker USA

Outtakes—Sucker USA

For a place that is so tough on its leaders and anyone who tries to push this community, it’s amazing how susceptible we are to hucksters, scam artists and out-of-towners looking for [...]

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