Effect of US military ban on transgender troops remains to be seen

The president announced his intention on Twitter.

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26.Jul.2017


Donald Trump's past statements about LGBT rights

He now says transgender people will be banned from the U.S. military.

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26.Jul.2017


Politicians, LGBTQ activists react to transgender ban

Trump announced the new policy in a series of tweets.

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26.Jul.2017


Former Trump campaign adviser meets with House Intelligence Committee

The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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26.Jul.2017


Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital 6 weeks after shooting

He "is now beginning a period of intensive inpatient rehabilitation."

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26.Jul.2017


Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine

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26.Jul.2017


Felony charges filed against teen accused of livestreaming deadly crash

The driver's 14-year-old sister died in the July 21 crash.

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26.Jul.2017


Iowa group sues United over death of giant rabbit

A group of Iowa businessmen has filed a lawsuit against United Airlines over the death of a giant rabbit after a flight from London to Chicago

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26.Jul.2017


Minneapolis expands required use of body cameras

Minneapolis officials say they'll require police officers to turn on their body cameras when responding to all calls and anytime they initiate traffic stops or other actions

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26.Jul.2017


Wasserman Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan

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26.Jul.2017


Walmart to hold back-to-school blood drive

PACE — August 4-7, select Walmart stores are hosting “Back To School” blood drives. Donors can help stock local hospital shelves with lifesaving blood and receive a $10 Walmart Gift Card. The Walmart in Pace, 4965 Highway 90 will hold blood drives from noon to 6 p.m. July 29, July 30, August 6 and August 7.The Walmart in Navarre, 9360 Navarre Parkway will hold blood drives from noon to 6 p.m. July 28 and August 5.Visit [...]

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26.Jul.2017


Trump bars transgender individuals from U.S. armed forces

"Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail."

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26.Jul.2017


Florida Lottery numbers for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

These Florida lotteries were drawn Tuesday:Fantasy 5: 02-04-05-27-35Lucky Money: 01-04-12-41, Lucky Ball 1, estimated jackpot $1.6 millionMega Millions: 02-05-26-58-60, Mega Ball 6, Megaplier 3, estimated jackpot $262 millionPick 2 Evening: 7-7Pick 2 Midday: 1-2Pick 3 Evening: 8-1-9Pick 3 Midday: 1-3-0Pick 4 [...]

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26.Jul.2017


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.

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26.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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26.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


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