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Navarre Beach waters safe despite Facebook scare

Navarre Beach waters safe despite Facebook scare

The Navarre Beach Lifeguard Program apologized Sept. 4 for posting a faulty water quality advisory telling swimmers the beach was unsafe and closing the water to visitors.   Following the initial Facebook post, Beach Safety Director Austin Turnbull announced that the post was a false alarm and that the waters were safe, but the initial post […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. SENATE REBUKES TRUMP, SAUDI ARABIA OVER KHASHOGGI’S DEATH The Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally. 2. GUATEMALAN CHILD DIES IN CUSTODY AFTER CROSSING US BORDER Federal immigration authorities have confirmed […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. MAY FACING NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE IN UK British politics is thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt as Conservative lawmakers trigger the ultimatum against the prime minister which could see her step down if she loses. 2. STRASBOURG SUSPECT HEARD SHOUTING ‘GOD IS GREAT’ A French prosecutor says witnesses heard Cherif Chekatt make the exclamation […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHERE TRUMP, TOP DEMOCRATS DIFFER AHEAD OF MEETING The president wants a funding package for the next fiscal year to include billions for his proposed border wall with Mexico, an idea Democrats, fresh from capturing the House, have flatly rejected. 2. ‘NO ROOM FOR RENEGOTIATION’ Top EU officials rule out any significant changes to […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. BUSH GOING TO FINAL RESTING PLACE IN TEXAS The 41st president will be taken by train to his family burial plot on the presidential library grounds at Texas A&M University. 2. CHINA DEMANDS CANADA RELEASE HUAWEI EXECUTIVE Meng Wanzhou, reportedly accused of trying to evade U.S. curbs on trade with Iran, faces possible extradition […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHAT IS REPLACING NAFTA A revamped trade pact called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, gives American farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market and offers Canada tariff protection in the auto industry. 2. FBI AGENTS INTERVIEW KAVANAUGH ACCUSER Deborah Ramirez detailed her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee exposed himself to her […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. HIGH DRAMA ON CAPITOL HILL Senators will hear from Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempting to rape her when they were teens. 2. WHAT COULD BE A WHERE-WERE-YOU MOMENT The Kennedy assassination. The Challenger explosion. The Sept. 11 attacks. Make room for another […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHO COULD TELL HER STORY ABOUT TOP COURT CANDIDATE Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown over Ford’s accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. 2. CAROLINAS STRUGGLE WITH HUGE STORM’S AFTERMATH The trillions of […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. AFTER CRITICISM, TRUMP HONORS MCCAIN The president relents under pressure by tersely recognizing the late senator’s “service to our country” and re-lowering the White House flag. 2. TRUMP SAYS HE HAS TRADE DEAL WITH MEXICO Can Canada, the third member country in NAFTA and America’s No. 2 trading partner, be coaxed or coerced into […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. FATHER RECALLS COMPOUND SUSPECT AS HIGH-STRUNG, NOT RADICAL A Muslim cleric who leads a well-known New York City mosque says he never believed his son, who is at the center of the New Mexico abuse case, was extreme enough to kill anyone. 2. WHO HAS REMOVED HIMSELF FROM KANSAS VOTE COUNT Kansas Secretary of […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. DEATH TOLL SPIKES IN GREEK WILDFIRES Twin wildfires raging through popular seaside areas near Athens torch homes, cars and forests and have killed dozens of people, authorities say. 2. WHO WAS TORONTO GUNMAN Friends say the 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, who killed two people and shot 13 others in a bustling neighborhood, was outwardly cheerful […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHO’S LATEST CABINET MEMBER HEADING FOR EXIT Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within his own agency. 2. ECONOMY’S WHEELS SPIN FASTER U.S. GDP grew at a solid 2.9 percent annual rate in the final three months of last year, a […]

The long and winding road to citizenship for one Navarre resident

The long and winding road to citizenship for one Navarre resident

There were 75 citizen candidates at the Nov. 18 Naturalization Ceremony held in the National Naval Aviation Museum. Navarre resident, Marta Harsha, took a very different path before raising her hand to take the Allegiance Oath. “My mom was a gymnast and my dad was a silver medalist in the 1976 Olympics held in Montreal. […]

USDA approves chicken from China

USDA approves chicken from China

After a back-and-forth years long trade and tariff war between the United States and China regarding beef , pork and chicken, the USDA in 2013 approved frozen chickens being shipped from the U.S., Chile and Canada to China for processing and returned to the U.S. in soups and nuggets. Read the full article in the […]