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Archive for May 4th, 2012

Headline News 5.3.2012

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SWCC FORUM ON OIL SPILL Scientist speaks on effects in gulf. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL APRIL 26 MEETING C.W. Roberts expansion anticipated. _____ FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVES REVISED REDISTRICTING PLAN Senate revision passes constitutional review. _____ HEARINGS HELD ON HARRIS LAWSUIT Court hears argument on dismissal, no ruling yet. _____ FREEPORT SEASON ENDS AT DISTRICT [...]

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Scientist provides update on oil spill research

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By DOTTY NIST “As a scientist, I don’t think I can ever say that we can rest easy,” scientist Richard Snyder’s told community members as he addressed them two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Hearings held on Harris v. Walton County lawsuits

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By DOTTY NIST An hour’s worth of arguments were heard on April 30 in the matter of Suzanne Harris’ legal challenge resulting from Walton County’s 2010 purchase of property on Chat Holley Road.

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Freeport anticipates expansion of C. W. Roberts

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By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of April 26, City Planner Latilda Henninger presented a report on the progress of the Waterfronts Florida workshops, the most recent of which was held on April 18. The workshops have been well attended and a number of good suggestions for improvements put forth. With the [...]

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Florida Supreme Court declares revised redistricting plan to be valid

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By BRUCE COLLIER The Florida Supreme Court has declared the revised state Senate Joint Resolution apportioning Florida’s Senate districts to be constitutionally valid. In Re: Senate Joint Resolution of Legislative Apportionment 2-B, No. SC12-460, dated April 27, concludes the second phase of the state’s constitutionally mandated decennial legislative apportionment process. The court’s opinion, 57 pages [...]

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Paxton Baseball Earns District Title

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By PATRICK CASEY and REID TUCKER The Paxton Bobcats got out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the seventh inning as Kahler Lang made a grab of a pop-up by Malone’s Brett Henry to hand the Walton County squad their sixth consecutive district title and seventh since the 2004 season under coach [...]

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