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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 […]

Blue Angels crash probe to take months

Blue Angels crash probe to take months

The Navy investigation into the fatal crash of a Blue Angels jet on June 2 in Tennessee may last through the rest of the elite flight demonstration team’s 2016 air show season. “It could take months,” said Lt. Leslie Hubbell, spokeswoman for Naval Air Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet, the California command that oversees the Pensacola-based […]

We’ve got your six, Capt. Kuss

We’ve got your six, Capt. Kuss

Too often lately we find ourselves mourning the loss of a military member.  This week is no exception.  Our beloved Blue Angels, the US Navy flight demonstration team based in Pensacola, suffered a horrific loss on Thursday as the team was practicing for an air show in Smyrna, Tn..  Capt. Jeff Cuss By all accounts, […]

Scott: Flags lowered to honor those in Tenn. shooting

Scott: Flags lowered to honor those in Tenn. shooting

Gov. Rick Scott today directed the flags of the United States and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff in honor of the five service members who were murdered at recruiting centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week. The order is effective immediately throughout the state until sunset on the day of the final […]

Gov. orders Guard recruiters to work from armory

Gov. orders Guard recruiters to work from armory

Gov. Rick Scott ordered Florida National Guard recruiters on Saturday to work from nearby armories after attacks in Tennessee that killed four Marines and one sailor. In an executive order, the Republican governor said he wants recruiters to move from six storefront locations into armories until state officials can evaluate and make security improvements, including […]

Local shark bite is No. 14 this year

Local shark bite is No. 14 this year

A Florida researcher said that the July 14 shark bite in Okaloosa County was the 14 such attack this year, but only the first one along the state’s Gulf Coast. George Burgess, director of the Florida Program for Shark Research, confirmed Terrell Moore’s injury was due to a shark bite and will be classified as […]

Songwriter Festival a hit

Songwriter Festival a hit

The Second Annual Navarre Beach Songwriter Festival was held May 16 – 18 at five venues in the Navarre area. The event featured singer-songwriters from the local area, as well as other who traveled from as far away as Nashville, Tennessee. Read more in the May 22 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.