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Outtakes 1/31/13

Outtakes 1/31/13

Pensacola Circus The Roman Empire kept its poor from rioting with chariot races, gladiators and circuses. The free entertainment and handouts of free bread kept the lower classes in line. In [...]

Winners & Losers 1/24/13

Winners & Losers 1/24/13

WINNERS Malcolm Thomas The Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has proposed school marshals as a part of a comprehensive plan to make the public schools safer. The marshals will be [...]

Outtakes 1/24/13

Outtakes 1/24/13

Busting The Prodigal Myth By Rick Outzen Over the years, the Independent News has written about the talent drain as young people leave the area for better paying jobs and more [...]

Winners & Losers 1/17/13

Winners & Losers 1/17/13

WINNERS Visit Pensacola Tourism in Escambia County has been setting all-time lodging revenue records for the current fiscal year. The lodging revenues generated in October and November 2012 total [...]

Outtakes 1/17/13

Outtakes 1/17/13

THE GOOD FIGHT In 1957, the same year that Ernie Lee Magaha was first sworn in as clerk, Dr. Nathaniel Smith was installed as the pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Five days after Magaha [...]

Winners & Losers 1/10/13

Winners & Losers 1/10/13

WINNERS Donna Fassett Pensacola lost an angel when the executive of ARC Gateway passed away in late December after an extended illness. Fassett headed for nearly 20 years the non-profit that [...]

Outtakes 1/10/13

Outtakes 1/10/13

Field of Dreams For decades, businesses and visitors had to deal with the odiferous Main Street sewage treatment plant that sat like a fat toad on the west side of downtown blocking any real [...]

Winners & Losers 1/3/13

Winners & Losers 1/3/13

Our community has completed the first two years of this decade. The Year 2013 may be what will define whether we consider the decade a good one or not. The Winners & Losers bureau of the [...]

Outtakes 1/3/13

Outtakes 1/3/13

'Les Miserables' Could Be a 2013 Reality Show The movie adaptation of “Les Miserables” hit the theaters on Christmas Day. Based on Victor Hugo’s classic, it tells the quest of Inspector [...]

Winners & Losers 12/27/12

Winners & Losers 12/27/12

The last week of 2012 is the perfect time for people to make changes for the upcoming year. Most will make resolutions that involve dieting and exercise. At least, that is true for the Winners & [...]

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