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Historic Chimney Park
2:32 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Chimney Park Gains National Recognition

The Hyer-KInowles Planing Mill Chimney on Scenic Highway in Pensacola
Bob Barrett WUWF News

A small crowd gathered at Chimney Park on Scenic Highway, in Pensacola, Friday morning as the historic chimney from a 19th century sawmill was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places. Pensacola City Councilman Andy Terhaar addressed the crowd and read a proclamation from the Mayor honoring the designation.

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Blue Wahoos 2014
3:52 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Blue Wahoos 2014 Season Opens Thursday Night

An image from Opening Day 2013. This year's season gets under way Thursday night.
Credit Bob Barrett / WUWF News

It's opening day! The Pensacola Blue Wahoos start their third season in Pensacola Thursday evening at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium with a game against the Tennessee Smokies.

WUWF's Bob Barrett was at the stadium earlier this week for Media Day, and spoke to Blue Wahoo's owner Quint Studer and manager Delino DeShields about the upcoming season.

Highlights:

Quint Studer on the Blue Wahoos third season:

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Reds Rain Out
1:30 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

Big Crowd - No Baseball. Reds And Blue Wahoos Rained Out

Things were soggy on the field early Friday afternoon at Bayfront Stadium.
Bob Barrett WUWF News

It rained most of the day Friday, but when it began to let up at 5:30pm, the grounds crew took the tarp off the infield and got to work. And when Chloe Channell started singing the national anthem Friday night  in front of a huge crowd at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium...it looked like the historic exhibition baseball game between the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and their parent club the Cincinnati Reds was finally about to get under way. But Mother nature can be cruel sometimes...and midway through the anthem the rains returned and the game never got underway. 

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Reubin Askew
12:06 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Former Gov. Reubin Askew Dies At 85

Credit Florida Governor's Mansion

Flags  are at half-staff at all local and state buildings are flying at half-staff to mark the passing of former Florida Governor Reubin O’Donovan Askew.  He died early this Thursday morning, March 13, at the age of 85. Last Saturday, Askew had been admitted to Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare to be treated for aspiration pneumonia. His condition worsened when he also suffered a stroke.

Governor Askew was the 37th Governor of Florida, and the first Governor to be elected to a second, successive four-year term in Florida history.

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Pensacon
3:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Pensacon Shows Us The Money

Logo for Pensacon 2014/www.pensacon.com
Credit Penscon

It's been a couple of weeks since Pensacon took over much of downtown Pensacola, but the impact of the event on the region is still being evaluated.

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