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Escambia School Issues
2:38 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Escambia County Schools Plan For Suspensions And Taxes

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas
Credit Escambia County School Board

School may be out for the summer but the Escambia County School District has been busy dealing with issues for the coming school year and beyond. Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas Says the county is instituting a new policy that allows students who are put on out of school suspension to make up the work they miss and not get an automatic zero.

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Talking Climate Change
4:22 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Many Challenges to 'Communicating Climate Change'

Larry Chamblin
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350 Pensacola hosted a talk this week on climate change and why there’s such a deep divide over the issue. The event was held Tuesday, July 7 at the Bayview Senior Resource Center. Larry Chamblin, a local climate activist and member of 350 Pensacola, made the presentation, titled: “Public Opinion, Politics, and the Challenge of Communicating Climate Change.”

“It’s a huge challenge,” says Chamblin, referencing the split public opinion.

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Farnsborough Air Show
3:38 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Pensacola Delegation Heads to Air Show

Credit adsadvance.co.uk

Florida’s Great Northwest -- the region’s economic development marketing organization -- is sending a five-member delegation to Great Britain in hopes of securing aviation jobs for this region.

The entourage will attend the Farnborough Air Show – an event in southeastern England where aviation firms get together to wheel and deal in the latest aircraft, helicopters and related goods and services.

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90Works Wins Donation
2:50 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

90Works Gets 10 Grand From MiLB

90Works Executive Director Cate Jordon accepts a check for 10,000 dollars from Minor League Baseball Charities and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos for flood relief efforts.
Credit Rachel Reust / 90Works

If Cate Jordon wasn't a Blue Wahoos fan before, she sure is now. Jordon is the Executive Director of the local non-profit organization 90Works. Earlier this month, the Blue Wahoos announced that 90Works was chosen to receive a 10 thousand dollar donation from Minor League Charities.

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Blue Angels Air Show
2:56 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Pensacola Beach Gears Up for Blues

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Final preparations are being made on Santa Rosa Island, for next weekend’s Blue Angels air show, the first since 2012. 

For Buck Lee, Executive Director of the Santa Rosa Island Authority, what a difference a year makes. He says the cancelation of most of the flight demonstration team’s 2013 season now has many of their fans viewing them in a new light.

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