What's next in the Senate health care debate

The action on the floor is just the beginning.

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26.Jul.2017


'Just the beginning': Republicans move health care bid forward

The vote was 51-50.

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25.Jul.2017


WATCH: Senate votes to move forward on considering health care

The Senate voted Tuesday to move forward with a debate on health care reform, even though it was not clear what measure the body would be considering.

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25.Jul.2017


House approves Russia sanctions curbing Trump's power

This is a developing story.

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25.Jul.2017


Tillerson resignation rumors 'false,' State Department says

“That is false,” spokesperson Heather Nauert said today.

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25.Jul.2017


Trump revels in 'amazing few days' at Ohio rally

"What an amazing few days it's been," he said in Youngstown.

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26.Jul.2017


US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

The Iranian vessel came within 150 yards of the U.S. ship.

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25.Jul.2017


Subpoena dropped against former Trump campaign chairman

Paul Manafort has reached an agreement with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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25.Jul.2017


Charlie Gard's family asks court to let the boy come home to die

His parents had already abandoned efforts to take him to the United States.

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25.Jul.2017


China denies its jets operated dangerously in US encounter

China is denying that its fighter jet pilots acted dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision

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25.Jul.2017


Art outdoors: A wide array of sculpture can be found across Northwest Florida

If you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, think again. Here in Northwest Florida, where residents spend as much time outdoors as possible, sculptures are a part of the landscape.You just have to know where to look.NICEVILLEAs the home of Northwest Florida State College, it’s not surprising that outdoor sculptures abound here. The granddaddy of them all, however, is the famous “Seven Dancers” in the [...]

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25.Jul.2017


New shark stamps: You're gonna need a bigger envelope

Don’t worry — these sharks won’t bite. They’re smaller than a clam and flatter than a flounder. The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the wonder of sharks Wednesday by issuing the Sharks Forever stamps featuring five species that inhabit American waters — the mako, thresher, great white, hammerhead and whale shark.Available at Post Offices nationwide, the First-Day-of-Issue ceremony will place at 7 a.m. CT at the Newport Aquarium in Newport KY. You [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Restaurant, pub opens in Milton

MILTON — A new restaurant and brewery have opened in downtown Milton in the Old Post Office at 6821 Caroline Street. Brew Angels, owned by Sean McCool, officially opened July 4 but is still in the process of completion with help from his dad, Greg. According to McCool, this is the first business he has owned and operated; he previously worked in computer security.“I understand I’m crazy because this is one of the hardest industries to get into,” [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Florida Lottery results for Monday, July 24

These Florida lotteries were drawn Monday:Cash4Life: 07-20-21-41-59, Cash Ball 1Fantasy 5: 02-14-22-27-32Pick 2 Evening: 3-3Pick 3 Evening: 8-5-9Pick 3 Midday: 4-9-4Pick 4 Evening: 6-1-2-2Pick 4 Midday: 0-0-2-6Pick 5 Evening: 2-1-4-3-7Pick 5 Midday: 3-8-7-7- [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce seeks funds for relocation

MILTON— The Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Information Center is relocating from their location on Stewart Street in Milton to a new building on Avalon Boulevard.The relocation project — known as Project Welcome — is underway and the new building is anticipated to break ground in September, according to 2017 Chairman of the Board, Steve Rhodes. To break ground, the chamber must have 85 percent of the $950,000 total cost for the building. The [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Santa Rosa plans to reduce flooding issues

PACE — Santa Rosa engineering staff on Monday brought recommendations to relieve flooding issues to the County Commission. In a rare move, commissioners bypassed moving a decision to Thursday and instead decided to move forward in August with multiple items to work on reducing Pace flooding.Those include:Moving forward with one of the engineering department’s recommended projects, constructing retention ponds to address flooding at [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Milton officials mull marijuana dispensaries

MILTON — The city of Milton will decide whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries.At the July 20 Committee of the Whole meeting, Randy Jorgenson, Milton’s planning director, informed the council that they must make a decision about the presence of dispensaries in the city and their possible impact.“The state preempted your authority to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries to a great degree with the exception that you can regulate them no [...]

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25.Jul.2017


Volunteers help My Father's Arrows after setbacks

Editor’s Note: This continues our Celebrate Community series on nonprofit organizations that improve Santa Rosa County residents’ quality of life.JAY — Despite setbacks, My Father’s Arrows founder Sarah Ellis remains undaunted in the foster care support organization’s mission to support children in need.“We aren't going to let delays or distractions get in the way of our goal to create a home for these children,” [...]

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24.Jul.2017


Work group gives thumbs up to Gulf Coast passenger rail

"This report makes clear the need to restore passenger rail service along the Gulf Coast and provides a path to get us there."

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25.Jul.2017


Navarre's first chamber will be moving

County Administrator Tony Gomillion: "It's hard for two families to live in one house."

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25.Jul.2017