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Flu fears spread since death of Pace woman

Although the number of flu cases aren't relatively high here in northwest Florida, the impact is just as brutal. Just last Thursday, a 32-year-old Pensacola marketing executive died after complications from the flu. Now people are scared they will also get it. ...

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Repeat Felon Gets 20 Years For Shooting Into Motel Room

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Century Adopts New Fee Schedule For Planning, Zoning, Development Review

The Town of Century has adopted a new fee schedule for planning, zoning and development review as part of the town’s land development code. The new... Read more

Five Busted In Undercover Escambia County Child Predator Sting

Five people have been arrested after an undercover child predator sting in Escambia County. Operation Blue Guardian focused on adults soliciting and traveling to meet... Read more

Woman Cited In Accident For Turning In Front Of Deputy

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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Shooting Fleeing Son On Riding Lawn Mower

A Walnut Hill man has pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing for allegedly shooting his son on a riding lawn mower. Marshall H. Harmon,... Read more

Manna To Resume Feeding Hungry

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DEVELOPING: Wreckage From Small Plane Found

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Escambia Elections Ballots Are In The Mail

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New email block makes it harder for NSA to spy

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Lightning strike kills 1 and injures 2 in Fort Myers

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Longleaf pine making comeback in Northwest Florida

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