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Will Work For Plants

Will Work For Plants

By Jessica Forbes In some ways, keeping a plant alive can seem like a bit of a hassle, at least for those of us who have a hard time remembering to water things—especially at work. But it might [...]

Black Thumb Approved

Black Thumb Approved

by Joani Delezen No matter how much we read about them, water them and maybe even talk to them, there are still some of us out there who have a hard time keeping plants alive. And we here at the [...]

More Trees Please

More Trees Please

By Jessica Forbes Could more trees along streets lead to more bicycles in town? While the link may seem tenuous at first, local bike advocates believe street designs that incorporate trees can [...]

Rescue Networks

Rescue Networks

Combating Modern Slavery One Case at a Time By Jessica Forbes There are an estimated 21 to 30 million persons enslaved throughout the world at present, more than at any point in human [...]

Parades, Parties and Priscus

Parades, Parties and Priscus

Your Guide To All Things Mardi Gras Unlike New Orleans and Mobile, where pretty much everything shuts down for a week before Ash Wednesday, Pensacola doesn’t have that luxury (or pitfall, [...]

Let Your Geek Flag Fly: A Guide To Pensacon

Let Your Geek Flag Fly: A Guide To Pensacon

Nerd. In childhood it may not have been the hippest nickname, but now it has become a moniker increasingly embraced among some adults. The Internet, “The Big Bang Theory” and Ben on “Parks and [...]

Valentines and Vaginas

Valentines and Vaginas

({V-Day Pensacola 2014}) By Sarah McCartan “I bet you're worried.” “We were worried.” “We were worried about vaginas.” And so begins the introduction to the groundbreaking [...]

Go Fish?

Go Fish?

A Look at the Debate Surrounding Pensacola’s Proposed Fish Hatchery By Jessica Forbes Despite its relatively unglamorous aura, the Florida Gulf Coast Marine Fisheries Hatchery and Enhancement [...]

Rising Stars 2014

Rising Stars 2014

Breaking into the leadership of Pensacola is not easy. Especially for young people who are are expected to “pay their dues" and bide their time. The Independent News recognized long ago that [...]

Navigating the Affordable Care Act

Navigating the Affordable Care Act

By Jessica Forbes & Sarah McCartan “Despite Glitches, HealthCare.gov Could’ve Been Worse,” NPR “Somebody Finally Got Fired For Healthcare.gov,” Washington Post “Health Care [...]

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