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10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. DEMOCRATS RAISE CLASS WARFARE IN 1ST DEBATE Ten Democrats rail against a national economy and a Republican administration they say exists only for the rich as the first wave of presidential candidates appeared onstage in Miami. 2. WHAT IS FOCUS OF G-20 SUMMIT Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. PRESIDENT’S DECISION ON METAL TARIFFS CAUSING TURBULENCE America’s announcement of steep dues on steel and aluminum imports is escalating tensions with China and could lead to higher prices for U.S. consumers and companies. 2. TRUMP’S BACK AND FORTH ON GUNS KEEPS THEM GUESSING Action on gun legislation has skidded to a halt in Congress […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. FRESH ACCUSATIONS TURN UP HEAT ON ALA. SENATE CANDIDATE Top Republicans pressure Roy Moore to leave the race after a woman’s emotional account alleging Moore sexually assaulted her years ago when she was 16. 2. DEATH TOLL CLIMBS PAST 400 IN IRAN-IRAQ QUAKE Rescuers dig through wrecked buildings for survivors, and the military sets […]

Romance in Italy leads to U.S. citizenship

Romance in Italy leads to U.S. citizenship

Jemelyn Chiappetta’s interesting journey to the United States reached a milestone last month at her naturalization ceremony in Pensacola. In front of family and friends, the Navarre resident became a citizen of America. “I was excited about it,” Chiappetta said. “It was a really nice ceremony.” The road to that point was filled with twists […]

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Not all foreign mission work is about going to the poorest nations to feed the destitute. Not all mission trips require the missionaries to abandon modern conveniences like electricity and plumbing. Not all mission work is about meeting people’s basic needs. But all missions are about spreading love. That is what Navarre First Assembly of […]

Mabel Bruno, through good times and bad

Mabel Bruno, through good times and bad

“I’ve had such a great life,” Mabel Bruno said. “It hasn’t always been easy, but I wouldn’t trade my experiences for anything.” Growing up in a family of seven children on a farm outside of Hammondsville, Ohio, Bruno, now a resident of The Beacon in Gulf Breeze, was accustomed to hardship. “It wasn’t always easy […]