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4:21 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Pensacola Is For Hipsters

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Last month the website PolicyMic posted an article entitled "If you Can't Stand Hipsters, These 11 Cities Are For You." Ostensibly this is a mashup of data about toughness from crime rates to professional athletes and blue collar workers- and Pensacola ranked #1.

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MLK Day of Service
1:25 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Red Cross Reminds That Home Fires Are Our Greatest Threat

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The Red Cross will be taking to the streets later this month promoting fire safety. 

Volunteers from the American Red Cross of Northwest Florida will be going door to door in Pensacola on Dr. Martin Luther King Day talking to residents and dropping off information about fire prevention.  Trevor Sikes from the local Red Cross chapter. says they will target neighborhoods that have had fires in the past 12 months as well as others that they deem at risk

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Voter Purge
9:52 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Florida Voters Scrutinized In Controversial Program

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner says his office will soon begin forwarding the names of suspected non-citizens on the voter rolls to local elections officials. The move formally kicks off the second attempt at a controversial scrubbing program.

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Winter Weather
9:27 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Cold Winter Weather Continues

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If you liked last week’s frigid weather, you’re going to love what Mother Nature has in store this week for northwest Florida and south Alabama.

Meteorologist Steve Miller, at the National Weather Service in Mobile, says the cold is back after a brief warm-up over the weekend, thanks to a pair of upper-level systems: one along the U.S. and Canadian border, and the other moving through the Great Plains pushing a very cold air mass ahead of them. Highs are expected not to climb out of the 40s, while lows could approach 20 degrees.

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New GED Test
2:00 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

New, Tougher GED Replaces Old Test

Credit Chicago Tribune

As of Thursday, a new GED test is in effect across the United States. Those who didn’t complete the old GED will now have to start from scratch with the new one, which is significantly more rigorous.

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