Obamacare repeal fails again in the Senate in 49-51 vote

The vote happened early Friday morning.

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27.Jul.2017


US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution

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27.Jul.2017


Pentagon, border wall covered in $788B House spending bill

A major budget increase for the Pentagon and a $1.6 billion down payment for the border wall with Mexico are part of a $788 billion spending bill approved by the House of Representatives.

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27.Jul.2017


Boy Scouts chief apologizes for Trump's politically charged speech

"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program."

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27.Jul.2017


Officer dies after shot multiple times in Indianapolis

Authorities say a police officer has died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis

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27.Jul.2017


Trump heads to New York towns hit hard by gang violence

President Donald Trump is scheduled travel to New York Friday to meet with law enforcement on Long Island and discuss the MS-13 street gang

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27.Jul.2017


Ohio State Fair reopens after 18-year-old’s death, rides closed

One person was killed and seven were injured.

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27.Jul.2017


UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire

British police say they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter over a deadly high-rise fire in London

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27.Jul.2017


Alaska senator's health care vote draws White House ire

Murkowski's office confirmed she received a call to voice Trump's displeasure.

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27.Jul.2017


WATCH: US tourists in Mexico cautioned over 'tainted' alcohol

The new advisory, posted on the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website for Mexico, comes after mounting reports of alcohol-related horror stories involving tourists visiting Mexico.

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27.Jul.2017


Sheriff's Office: Beware of law enforcement impersonators

MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a telephone scam involving law enforcement impersonation, according to SRCSO Public Information Officer Rich Aloy. During the phone call, an individual represents himself as a deputy. He then tells the people he calls there is an active warrant for their arrest. He will then demand money in lieu of arrest, according to Aloy. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office will not call [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Stonebrook's latest golf results

Clifton, Couchman lead in ladies' dayPACE — Stonebrook Golf Club’s July 25 ladies’ day results are as follows: Format: Low Net 3's & 5's Flight A 1. Gayle Clifton2. Nancy Welch3. Audrey Belanger Flight B 1. Wanda Couchman2. Tammy [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Class set on raising backyard chickens

MILTON — The University of Florida Extension in Santa Rosa County will offer a class on raising backyard chickens.This class is free to attend without pre-registration. It's available at two locations:10 a.m. Aug. 4, UF-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Santa Rosa County Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton10 a.m. Aug. 18, Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive in Gulf BreezeUF-IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Pace theatre seeks 27 actors for 10 plays

PACE — Panhandle Community Theatre seeks 27 actors to fill roles in 10 short plays.The plays include "10,000 Cigarettes"; "The Maltese Walter"; "Three Syllables of Shame"; "The Secret Jarlsberg"; "Without The Weasel"; "Call of The Revolution"; "Just A Kiss"; "EX Marks The Spot"; "She Takes The Dog, You Take The Cat"; and "Gumbo Mumbo." Auditions are set 6 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1 at 4646 Woodbine Road in Pace. The performance dates will be Sept. 7-10. [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Milton business among BBB award winners

MILTON — The Better Business Bureau Foundation serving Northwest Florida announced recipients of the 12th annual Torch Award for Ethics program from its District I area: Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Here are the results: 1-10 employees category winner: Bobby Likis Car Clinic/PreRepair, Pensacola1-10 employees Honorable Mention: Bug Out Service of West Florida, Inc.11-49 employees category winner: Tri-State Tree [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Cramers lead Milton bridge results

MILTON — The Guy Thompson Community Center Bridge Club’s July 17 results are as follows:1. Fred and Elizabeth Cramer — 3,9902. Ernie and Renee Conner — 3,120 3. Donna Brown and Fran Fletcher — 2,8104. Paul and Martha Lanham — 1,770 The bridge club meets 1 p.m. Mondays in the community center’s Gracey Room.Play — lasting until approximately 4:30 p.m. [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Guy Thompson Community Center activities: July 31 to Aug. 4

MILTON — Guy Thompson Community Center’s upcoming activities are as follows. All are free to participate in unless otherwise stated. July 31 9 a.m. — Cards and games9 a.m. — Tai Chi. Class is $5.10 a.m. — Line Dancing — Class is $5.1 p.m. — Bridge [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Milton High sets youth basketball camp

MILTON — Milton High school will host its annual youth basketball camp. The event is 4 to 7:30 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 3 at the school’s gym, 5445 Stewart St. Boys and girls ages 6 to 15 may participate.The cost is $65, or $75 with a basketball.For details, call 983 5616.

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27.Jul.2017


Milton High's Class of 1972 sets reunion

MILTON — Milton High School Class of 1972 will have its 45-year class reunion Sept. 29 and 30. Here is the schedule: 5 p.m. Sept. 29: Tailgate party at Tanglewood Country Club, 5916 Tanglewood Drive, Milton. Football game at Milton High follows.10 a.m. Sept. 30: Tour of the new school facilities; meet at the school bus ramp.6 p.m. Sept. 30: Reunion dinner at Tanglewood Country Club. Cost is $30 per person; [...]

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27.Jul.2017


Pace Rotary members learn about skilled nursing coverage gaps

PACE — PruittHealth Santa Rosa Financial Coordinator Linda Grimes recently spoke to the Pace Rotary Club. This skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, located at 5530 Northrop Road in Milton, offers short- and long-term nursing care as well as therapy services.Grimes shared some of the financial concerns and challenges facing families as they make a decision about rehabilitative and elderly care. She discussed Medicare and advised Rotarians to look for skilled [...]

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