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Pensacola Bay Bridge
5:20 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

New Pensacola Bay Bridge Options

Residents and local officials gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Pensacola Tuesday, for a look at the proposed new bridge over Pensacola Bay.

Representatives from the Jacksonville-based consulting firm Reynolds, Smith and Hills unveiled the most current plan using the so-called west-central corridor to the Project Advisory Group -- 14 members representing local government, business and residents.

Ian Satter with DOT says the new bridge would feature some major changes – both aesthetic and practical -- from what’s now on the 54-year-old span.

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Restore Workshop
3:54 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Restoring The Gulf Workshop Planned For Pensacola Beach

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. (2010)
Credit Photo via Flickr//Kris Krug

There's a day-long event planned for next Wednesday in Pensacola Beach designed to summarize all that's happened in and around the Gulf in the four years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Deepwater Horizon
5:16 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

BP Trial Date Set, RESTORE Amount Uncertain

Four years after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico resulting from the Deepwater Horizon explosion, it appears another year will pass before BP learns how much it will owe under the Clean Water Act.

On Monday, U.S. Magistrate Sally Shushan issued a seven-page schedule of hearings, conferences and deadlines, leading up to the January 20 trial date set by presiding Federal Judge Carl Barbier. The schedule also calls for the trial to end on February 5.

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Commentary
1:16 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Carl Wernicke: Human Efficiency & Natural Relaxation

Credit IHMC

One of the happiest research findings in my lifetime was the discovery that, contrary to popular belief, most animals in the wild spend more time relaxing than working. The vision of animals on a round-the-clock quest for food turned out to be wrong. And we learned that some animals seem as inclined as humans to engage in social interaction, including play.

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Pensacola Symphony Orchestra
11:21 am
Tue April 22, 2014

LISTEN: Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart & Mahler

The Pensacola Symphony will bring its season to a close this Saturday with a performance of Mozart and Mahler on the stage of the Saenger Theatre in downtown Pensacola.   Music Director Peter Rubardt came by the studios and spoke with Hedi Salanki about the program.

The concert will take place on Saturday at 8:00 pm in the Saenger Theatre, and will feature Leonid Yanovskiy and Brian Brown.   Tickets and more information are available at 435-2533, or on line at pensacolasymphony.com.

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