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Winners & Losers 6/6/13

Winners & Losers 6/6/13

WINNERS National Flight Academy The academy is offering more than 100 scholarships for its Ambition Boost program this summer. The five-and-a-half-day program is available to 11 to 17-year-olds [...]

Outtakes 5/30/13

Outtakes 5/30/13

VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS by Rick Outzen Leroy Boyd gave voice to the voiceless members of this community that felt no one cared. His Movement for Change fought for years to end the excessive force [...]

Winners & Losers 5/30/13

Winners & Losers 5/30/13

WINNERS Caprice Blizzard The social worker described as an “advocate, surrogate parent and mentor” for youth in foster care is the recipient of the Florida Department of Children and [...]

Outtakes 5/23/13

Outtakes 5/23/13

Perdido Key Steps Up By Rick Outzen Perdido Key is seen by many as condo canyon with few full-time residents. This past weekend that myth was busted wide open as that community rallied to help [...]

Winners & Losers 5/23/13

Winners & Losers 5/23/13

WINNERS Mike Hill The Tea Party advocate upset the local Republican establishment’s candidates, garnering 42 percent of the vote. His final vote total, 3,480, reflected a 23-point shift in the [...]

Outtakes 5/16/13

Outtakes 5/16/13

Mean Streets of Pensacola By Rick Outzen In 2009, Orlando was named the “meanest city” by National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty and the National Coalition for the Homeless in regard [...]

Winners & Losers 5/16/13

Winners & Losers 5/16/13

WINNERS Ashton Hayward Pensacola’s mayor may be coming out of his political slump. For the first time in months, his press releases actually proclaim something worthwhile. Over six days, Hayward [...]

Outtakes: Too Many Rapes

Outtakes: Too Many Rapes

By Rick Outzen Interviewing rape victims is tough. It’s something I’ve done too often in my career. Five years ago, our newspaper interviewed Shauna Newell (Independent News. “Shauna’s [...]

Winners & Losers 4/4/13

Winners & Losers 4/4/13

Winners IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area The local women’s philanthropy group has announced that its 2013 Membership Drive has successfully concluded with 836 members. The organization will be able [...]

Winners & Losers 3/28/13

Winners & Losers 3/28/13

Winners Fred Gunther The Community Maritime Park Associates board member has been declared a “Hero of the City” for stopping the YMCA from building its new $10-million downtown facility on [...]

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