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Outtakes: UCF Nightmare Too Close to Home

Outtakes: UCF Nightmare Too Close to Home

By Rick Outzen The phone call was one I never thought I would get from my youngest daughter. “Dad, I’m okay. The campus security has the gunman. He’s dead,” my daughter Claney, a coed [...]

Winners & Losers 3/21/13

Winners & Losers 3/21/13

WINNERS Bentina Terry The co-chair of the Chamber's Vision 2015 initiative for economic development, was recently named Community Leader of the Year by the Greater Pensacola Chamber for her [...]

Outtakes: Investment In Kids

Outtakes: Investment In Kids

By Rick Outzen In my hometown, Greenville, Miss., the YMCA was where we learned how to play football. All the Outzen boys, plus most of the Roman Catholic and African-American kids in the [...]

Winners & Losers 3/14/13

Winners & Losers 3/14/13

WINNERS Dale Knee The president and CEO of Covenant Hospice and the Covenant Hospice Foundation, has announced his plans to retire from Covenant Hospice and its affiliates in December 2013. Knee [...]

Outtakes: Destruction of Trust

Outtakes: Destruction of Trust

By Rick Outzen, IN Publisher The Pensacola City Charter is based on truth. The public and the city council have to rely on the veracity of the executive branch of its municipal government. When [...]

Winners & Losers 3/7/13

Winners & Losers 3/7/13

Winners Julian & Kim MacQueen The founders of Innisfree Hotels donated $250,000 to the University of West Florida for the creation of "The MacQueen Hospitality, Recreation and Resort [...]

Outtakes: Florida’s Prison Privatization Isn’t Paradise

Outtakes: Florida’s Prison Privatization Isn’t Paradise

By Rick Outzen In his fiscal year 2014 budget, Gov. Rick Scott proposes to eliminate 2,355 jobs by privatizing health services for state prisoners. Privatization of prisons is a national fad among [...]

Outtakes:Taking Off the Training Wheels

Outtakes:Taking Off the Training Wheels

By Rick Outzen Whenever this newspaper is critical of an elected official, there is always backlash. Rather than taking responsibility for their actions, politicians often declare victim status [...]

Winners & Losers 2/28/13

Winners & Losers 2/28/13

WINNERS Ken Ford The CEO of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition has joined a select group of innovators in being named a 2012 Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors [...]

Outtakes: New Lions Arise

Outtakes: New Lions Arise

By Rick Outzen A hundred African-American men walked on Friday, Feb. 15 the streets of the Montclair neighborhood picking up trash and letting residents know that they aren’t alone. The walk [...]

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