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New House Speaker Challenges Local Officials

New House Speaker Challenges Local Officials

By Rick Outzen For years, people have said that lobbyists run the Florida Legislature—writing bills, rewarding those lawmakers who support their causes, and punishing those who don't. Richard [...]

The Buzz 11/24/16

The Buzz 11/24/16

For Whom the Bridge Tolls The people spoke up and the Escambia Board of County Commissioners listened. The toll booths on Pensacola Beach will not become fully automated until more input is received [...]

Bergosh Expects Smooth Transition

Bergosh Expects Smooth Transition

By Rick Outzen A familiar face will take over Escambia County District 1 commission seat. Republican Jeff Bergosh, who has spent the past decade serving the same district on the Escambia County [...]

Holley Steps Down After 44 Years

Holley Steps Down After 44 Years

By Duwayne Escobedo Janet Holley gets up from her desk and pulls out a scrapbook. The large, thick maroon binder chronicles her first days in 1973 with the Escambia County Tax Collector as a clerk [...]

The Buzz 11/17/16

The Buzz 11/17/16

Miller for VA Secretary With Donald Trump's victory, speculation has already begun about who will be in his Cabinet. Here are the names we're hearing: Secretary of State – Newt Gingrich; [...]

Saving Carpenter’s Creek

Saving Carpenter’s Creek

By Rick Outzen Over 100 Pensacola residents attended the Tuesday night town hall concerning the future of Carpenter's Creek. Councilwoman Sherri Myers hosted the gathering, but Mayor Ashton [...]

The Buzz 11/10/16

The Buzz 11/10/16

International Attention Inweekly hosted Al Jazeera English as it covered the 2016 election from the Pensacola perspective. The Pensacola team was one of 15 crews covering the election around the [...]

Remembering Deepwater Horizon

Remembering Deepwater Horizon

By Rick Outzen Last month, the movie “Deepwater Horizon” hit the Pensacola movie theaters. The film, starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell, depicted the day in April 2010 when the Deepwater [...]

Runaway Justice

Runaway Justice

By Rick Outzen The 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion killed 11 men, dumped over 210 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and destroyed the livelihoods of tens of thousands along [...]

The Buzz 11/3/16

The Buzz 11/3/16

Can You Spare a Dollar? Two weeks ago, Downtown Improvement Board Chair John Peacock asked Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Pensacola City Council to address "a significant alarming rate of increase in [...]

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