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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 [...]

Winners & Losers

Winners & Losers

Winners Sgt. David Goldsmith His law enforcement career that spanned 31 years ended Jan. 31 when he retired from the Pensacola Police Department. Goldsmith began his career with the department as [...]

Outtakes: Panhandle Power

Outtakes: Panhandle Power

By Rick Outzen Escambia County has significant influence throughout the state this year. We have representatives on the executive committees of three prominent state associations, Florida League [...]

Outtakes: Finding Inspiration in the Big Easy

Outtakes: Finding Inspiration in the Big Easy

By Rick Outzen On the Saturday night before the Super Bowl, I attended a fundraiser for Steve Gleason and his foundation, Team Gleason. Steve is one of those underdogs that New Orleans [...]

Winners & Losers 2/7/13

Winners & Losers 2/7/13

Winners Charles Bare The freshman Pensacola City Councilman won his first political skirmish with Mayor Hayward and City Administrator Bill Reynolds when he pointed out the county guidelines for [...]

Winners & Losers 1/31/13

Winners & Losers 1/31/13

Winners Jerry Maygarden The former Pensacola mayor and state representative has been elected by the West Florida Historic Preservation Board to be its new chairman. University of West Florida [...]

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