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Outtakes 7/7/11

Outtakes 7/7/11

GROWING PAINS Watching the Pensacola City Council adapt to the new city charter has been painful. For nearly 80 years, city government was run by a staff that answered to a council that had ballooned [...]

Tarnished Turnaround

Tarnished Turnaround

Warrington Middle Puts Malcolm In The Middle By Rick Outzen Last year was to be the school year Warrington Middle School turned around. In fact, that is what Superintendent Malcolm Thomas [...]

Outtakes 4/7

Outtakes 4/7

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT Children have the fundamental right to attend a school that is safe. Unfortunately, the Florida primary and secondary education system is myopically focused on test scores. Good [...]

Outtakes 10.28

Outtakes 10.28

SURVIVAL OF HOPE Recently I had a heated discussion with a friend over the future of America and whether Americans are too stupid to ever improve. His arguments mirror the prevailing thought of these [...]

Outtakes 10.21

Outtakes 10.21

WHAT IF As the November 2010 Election Day approaches, Pensacola is firmly entrenched as the economic engine of the Gulf Coast. The hope and dreams that its citizens had for the past decade exceeded [...]

Outtakes 10.14

Outtakes 10.14

PANDORA’S BOX Last week, we published an article on the Envision Escarosa debacle (Independent News, “United We Fail,” Oct. 7). I believe the failure of community leaders to embrace the goals [...]

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, [...]

Outtakes: Outzen Political Machine

by Rick Outzen Politics are so serious in Pensacola. There is always someone trying to dig up dirt on the opposition. There was a time when campaigning wasn't so cutthroat. My father was an [...]

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