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Winners & Losers 9.30

Winners & Losers 9.30

Winners PENSACOLA AIRPORT The greater Pensacola area finally got Southwest Airlines—not as an addition to the carriers at its airport, but by the airline buying AirTran, which already flies in [...]

Outtakes 9.30

Outtakes 9.30

FLICKER OF HOPE The most fragile of all virtues may be hope. It’s that flicker of light at the end of a long dark tunnel, or the whiff of fried bacon that drifts into your bedroom which just may [...]

Winners & Losers 9.23

Winners & Losers 9.23

The fall TV season has begun and the media, paparazzi and bored division of the IN media and entertainment empire was mailed, in a brown envelope, this list of shows that didn’t make the schedule, [...]

Outtakes 9.23

Outtakes 9.23

VOICE FOR CHANGE A lion passed away on Sept. 15, not with a roar, but quietly in a hospital bed days after suffering a stroke. And when Leroy Boyd breathed his last breath that hot, humid morning, [...]

Winners & Losers 9.16

Winners & Losers 9.16

Winners MALCOLM THOMAS Last year, the Escambia County Superintendent of Schools refused to allow his students to hear President Barack Obama’s speech to open the school year. It was too [...]

Rant & Rave 9.16

Rant & Rave 9.16

SCARY BECK Glenn Beck scares me, and he should scare all honorable Americans. He’s smooth, conniving, and Machiavellian. His “Restore Honor” campaign, which appropriated the language, if not [...]

Outtakes 9.16

Outtakes 9.16

FAIR DISTRICTS Politics is about power. The party that has the most votes gets its candidates elected. The more candidates a party has in the Florida Legislature, the more control it has over the [...]

Outtakes 9.09

Outtakes 9.09

by Rick Outzen CHANGE COMES HARD I’m not sure that change is harder in Pensacola, but it surely seems so. For decades, a benevolent aristocracy took care of the town. White men met in offices [...]

Winners & Losers 9.09

Winners & Losers 9.09

Winners BASKERVILLE-DONOVAN, INC. The Pensacola-based engineering firm was recently awarded the 2010 NAACP Pensacola Industry Award. BDI was selected for this award due to its lengthy partnership [...]

Rant & Rave 9.2.10

BOYCOTT LOCAL BUSINESSES Having lived downtown for the better part of my 28 years, I’ve become very familiar with the problems that have hindered our poor community from reaching its potential. [...]

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