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Crestview News Bulletin
5 things to do this weekend in Northwest Floridaand Tim Richey are scheduled. 4. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE during the 2016 Zombie Medi
5 things to do this weekend in Northwest Florida
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
and Tim Richey are scheduled. 4. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE during the 2016 Zombie Medic Run. The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Fort Walton Beach Landing Park, 139 SE Brooks St. Runners will protect "life" belt flags from zombies as they go. The cost... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Presidential debate leaves Northwest Florida mostly disappointedAmerican history, many Northwest Florida residents say it didn’t live up to exp
Presidential debate leaves Northwest Florida mostly disappointed
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
American history, many Northwest Florida residents say it didn’t live up to expectations. “It was a draw” Lyndon Poff, a Fort Walton Beach business owner, said while he will vote for Donald Trump, he is disappointed that his candidate didn’t... Read more
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PR.com
Loretta M. Menendian Recognized as a VIP for 2016 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication Fort Walton Beach, FL, September 27, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Loretta M. Menendian o
Loretta M. Menendian Recognized as a VIP for 2016 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication
PR.com / Posted yesterday
Fort Walton Beach, FL, September 27, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Loretta M. Menendian of Fort Walton Beach, Florida has been recognized as a VIP for 2016 by... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Stabbing charges dropped; victim admits he liedwas released without further incident. The state advised they will work on dism
Stabbing charges dropped; victim admits he lied
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
was released without further incident. The state advised they will work on dismissing charges this week. Rodriguez has been Baker Acted and is currently at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. He faces charges in connection with filing a false re... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
County, cities finalize 2016-17 budgetscities finalize 2016-17 budgets As the current fiscal year ends and a new one
County, cities finalize 2016-17 budgets
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
cities finalize 2016-17 budgets As the current fiscal year ends and a new one begins Oct. 1, officials in Okaloosa County, Fort Walton Beach and Destin have each finalized their respective 2016-17 budgets. Of the three, Destin was the only local... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Stabbing charges dropped; victim admits he liedwas released without further incident. The state advised they will work on dism
Stabbing charges dropped; victim admits he lied
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
was released without further incident. The state advised they will work on dismissing charges this week. Rodriguez has been Baker Acted and is currently at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. He faces charges in connection with filing a false re... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Partnership brings 3-D printing to local library FORT WALTON BEACH — Students and faculty of the University of West Florida, a
Partnership brings 3-D printing to local library
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — Students and faculty of the University of West Florida, as well as the general public, now have the opportunity to experience 3-D printing services in Fort Walton Beach as a result... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Taste test: Which school district has the best cafeteria food?is also working to add gelato from a local vendor to the menu in schools and at
Taste test: Which school district has the best cafeteria food?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
is also working to add gelato from a local vendor to the menu in schools and at stadiums. “GS Gelato is based here in Fort Walton Beach and is an example where the district is trying to work with local sourced food options to bring more... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Taste test: Which school district has the best cafeteria food? (VIDEO, PHOTOS)is also working to add gelato from a local vendor to the menu in schools and at
Taste test: Which school district has the best cafeteria food? (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
is also working to add gelato from a local vendor to the menu in schools and at stadiums. “GS Gelato is based here in Fort Walton Beach and is an example where the district is trying to work with local sourced food options to bring more... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Firefighters focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise (PHOTOS, VIDEO)focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise About 50 firefighters from
Firefighters focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise About 50 firefighters from around the region converged on the Fort Walton Beach City Hall complex Friday for a daylong training exercise. The event's organizer, Battalion Chief Shannon... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Firefighters focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercisefocus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise About 50 firefighters from
Firefighters focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
focus on fundamentals in daylong training exercise About 50 firefighters from around the region converged on the Fort Walton Beach City Hall complex Friday for a daylong training exercise. The event's organizer, Battalion Chief Shannon... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Are we guilty?right lane, is it considered “aiding and abetting” the breaking of a speed limi
Are we guilty?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
right lane, is it considered “aiding and abetting” the breaking of a speed limit law? So, is the driver traveling at the speed limit who moves from the left lane to the right lane also breaking a different law? - RONALD VAN PUTTE, Fort Walton B... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Meth found in backpack after traffic stopPOLICE BLOTTER: FORT WALTON BEACH — A man who ran a stop sign is now facing d
Meth found in backpack after traffic stop
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
POLICE BLOTTER: FORT WALTON BEACH — A man who ran a stop sign is now facing drug charges after a Fort Walton Beach police officer searched his vehicle and found needles and drugs. According to his arrest... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
No gray area by readers on Hillary and The DonaldObama to the dustbin of history, and hope it is not too late to salvage the dis
No gray area by readers on Hillary and The Donald
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Obama to the dustbin of history, and hope it is not too late to salvage the disaster that is their legacy. —Janette Gregg, Fort Walton Beach A Hillary presidency Re: Letter, Sept. 9, “A Hillary Presidency” The letter writer says that Hillary... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Let God's plan workSherry said, “God’s plan work.” Do not destroy what little bit of beautiful bea
Let God's plan work
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Sherry said, “God’s plan work.” Do not destroy what little bit of beautiful beaches we still have — don’t do this to us, please. Thank you for support in keeping our beaches shining for nature to fix in her own way. — EMILY RUNKLE, Fort Walton Be... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Firefighters neededfirefighters, but only a small percentage are regularly active. With the close
Firefighters needed
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
firefighters, but only a small percentage are regularly active. With the closest Okaloosa County ambulance stationed in Fort Walton Beach, the Florosa firefighters often are first to respond to calls. “Always,” Lee said. “About 70 percent of... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
LETTERS TO THE EDITORI brought attention to the condition of the sidewalk on Mar Walt Drive, from Ra
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
I brought attention to the condition of the sidewalk on Mar Walt Drive, from Racetrack Road to The Meridian at Westwood. Fort Walton Beach City Councilman MG Moran came out to inspect the walk. He found numerous broken sections. Within two weeks... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A slice of FWB - Staff's integral to community history FORT WALTON BEACH — You know a place has been around awhile when it has outla
A slice of FWB - Staff's integral to community history
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — You know a place has been around awhile when it has outlasted three cities and a county. The Fort Walton Beach building that until 2013 housed Staff’s Restaurant is one such... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A slice of Fort Walton Beach - Staff's integral to community history FORT WALTON BEACH — You know a place has been around awhile when it has outla
A slice of Fort Walton Beach - Staff's integral to community history
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — You know a place has been around awhile when it has outlasted three cities and a county. The Fort Walton Beach building that until 2013 housed Staff’s... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Prep Football: Friday night's state scoreboardCanterbury 34, St. Petersburg Canterbury 6 Fort Pierce Central 46, Tampa Catho
Prep Football: Friday night's state scoreboard
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Canterbury 34, St. Petersburg Canterbury 6 Fort Pierce Central 46, Tampa Catholic 8 Fort Pierce Westwood 34, Jupiter 16 Fort Walton Beach 49, Rutherford 12 Freeport 28, North Bay Haven 7 Frostproof 49, Wildwood 14 Ft. Walton Beach 49,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Indeed, man’s best friendImmediately upon winning, he went to the middle of the room and did his best up
Indeed, man’s best friend
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Immediately upon winning, he went to the middle of the room and did his best upside-down flailing legs routine. Please love and take care of your dogs. You will never find a more perfect example of what love means. - MIKE HORNER, Fort Walton... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
3 things to do this week in Northwest Floridagetaways, tattoos, massages and much more. There is also a photo contest. 3. G
3 things to do this week in Northwest Florida
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
getaways, tattoos, massages and much more. There is also a photo contest. 3. GEAR UP FOR GREATNESS AT THE GRILL. The Fort Walton Beach BBQ Festival continues 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Landing, 139 Brooks St. S.E. Food vendors, live... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Free service helps companies bid on government contractsbeen at. But it can also be the worse thing that can ever happen to them if the
Free service helps companies bid on government contracts
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
been at. But it can also be the worse thing that can ever happen to them if they’re not prepared.” Based out of UWF’s Fort Walton Beach campus, DiGiacomo coaches business owners from Pensacola to Panama City. About 85 percent are, like... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Ocean City-Wright suspends chiefsFORT WALTON BEACH — Ocean City Wright Fire Control District commissioners voted
Ocean City-Wright suspends chiefs
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — Ocean City Wright Fire Control District commissioners voted 4-1 Wednesday night to suspend Fire Chief Billy Lord for 45 days and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Funchess for 30 days without pay following an investigation of their... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
‘Mr. Thief’ behind bars: Destin man suspect in dozens of home burglarieswhite gold ring and a bag of old coins and money from the home. Mitchell sold
‘Mr. Thief’ behind bars: Destin man suspect in dozens of home burglaries
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
white gold ring and a bag of old coins and money from the home. Mitchell sold the three watches to Kimberly’s Jewelers in Fort Walton Beach. The items were positively identified by the burglary victim. The store owner said he had dealt with... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Walmart to expand online grocery pickup in Volusia36 Florida stores offer online grocery pickup, including locations in Bradenton
Walmart to expand online grocery pickup in Volusia
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
36 Florida stores offer online grocery pickup, including locations in Bradenton, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Fort Walton Beach, Jacksonville, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Copyright 2016 by... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
SCHOOL SCOOPS: DeFuniak students shoot for the starswho doesn’t know an EES student, can make a purchase by visiting the school’s w
SCHOOL SCOOPS: DeFuniak students shoot for the stars
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
who doesn’t know an EES student, can make a purchase by visiting the school’s website: www.okaloosaschools.com/eglin. Fort Walton Beach High School looks toward homecoming week starting today. On Sept. 16, the students enjoy the pep rally... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Golden Years: Wedding Anniversaries (Sept. 11)They were married Sept. 8, 1956, in Queens, N.Y. She is the former Ethel Cruz.
Golden Years: Wedding Anniversaries (Sept. 11)
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
They were married Sept. 8, 1956, in Queens, N.Y. She is the former Ethel Cruz. Their sons are Victor Malabet III, of Fort Walton Beach, David Malabet, of Jacksonville, and Chris Malave, of Mooresville, N.C. The Malabets have seven... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Okaloosa grapples with future of tourism developmentremains the second most popular drive-to destination in Florida, and three new
Okaloosa grapples with future of tourism development
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
remains the second most popular drive-to destination in Florida, and three new airlines are bumping up traffic at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport. On the other hand, the county’s Tourist Development Department just bid farewell to its second... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Prep Football Roundup: South Walton off to 3-0 startoffensively against Holmes County (2-1). Last season, the Bulldogs edged past
Prep Football Roundup: South Walton off to 3-0 start
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
offensively against Holmes County (2-1). Last season, the Bulldogs edged past the Blue Devils, 43-40. Milton 31, Fort Walton Beach 19 The Vikings haven’t held a winning record during any point of a season since 2013, but this is a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
"We love our Trump" - Thousands pack the Bay Center for rally - Fort Walton Beach, FLJeff Miller and Neal Dunn, a recent winner in the Florida District 2 Republican
"We love our Trump" - Thousands pack the Bay Center for rally - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Jeff Miller and Neal Dunn, a recent winner in the Florida District 2 Republican congressional primary, all spoke. Fort Walton Beach’s own Matt Gaetz, another Republican primary winner for a congressional seat, served as emcee. Trump... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man says diabetes the reason for room full of...were removing people from a hotel room when they found syringes and drug paraph
Florida man says diabetes the reason for room full of...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 20 days ago
were removing people from a hotel room when they found syringes and drug paraphernalia. Michael Cox, 32, was inside the Fort Walton Beach-area hotel on Tuesday around 1 a.m. with four other people, who “seemed to be in a rush to leave,” the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gun giveaway to benefit law enforcement memorialin Crestview. The store has provided the guns to the organization at a discount
Gun giveaway to benefit law enforcement memorial
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
in Crestview. The store has provided the guns to the organization at a discounted price. Tickets will be available at the Fort Walton Beach Gun Show at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday, and at AA Tactical, 451 North Ferdon... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Aging equipment in local parks 'a big priority'Keith Williams could probably drive to any of the parks in the city of Fort Wal
Aging equipment in local parks 'a big priority'
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Keith Williams could probably drive to any of the parks in the city of Fort Walton Beach blindfolded. Every few weeks, the foreman does his rounds of each of the 21 city parks (or at least as many he can fit in the day) checking for damaged... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Pedestrian killed on Beal ParkwayFORT WALTON BEACH — A-49-year-old man was killed Monday night after being struc
Pedestrian killed on Beal Parkway
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH — A-49-year-old man was killed Monday night after being struck by a pickup truck. Fort Walton Beach resident Brian Gilmore was crossing Beal Parkway near White Sands Bowling Alley just before 9 p.m. He was attempting to cross the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
HUBBUB: Readers' thoughts on Crestview business growthyear. A stage at Spanish Trail that sits vacant most the year. Why spend money
HUBBUB: Readers' thoughts on Crestview business growth
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
year. A stage at Spanish Trail that sits vacant most the year. Why spend money here when it's better spent in Destin, Fort Walton Beach and surrounding cities. AW RATLIFF SECOND PUBLIX IS A GOOD THING … A big company like Publix coming is a... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
'I can't be silent any longer' - Wife of veteran fights for husband's releaseprosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she sa
'I can't be silent any longer' - Wife of veteran fights for husband's release
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 22 days ago
prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she said. Aaron had let himself into the couple’s Fort Walton Beach house and was using the laptop computer there. “I love you,” Angela wrote at 4:56 a.m. on Aug. 9. “Please... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Okaloosa loses legislative influence in Tallahasseehad a lawmaker in a senate seat for as long as it has is worthy of mention. In
Okaloosa loses legislative influence in Tallahassee
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
had a lawmaker in a senate seat for as long as it has is worthy of mention. In 1988, upstart candidate Vince Bruner, a Fort Walton Beach Democrat, defeated powerful Panama City Sen. Dempsey Barron to initiate the lengthy run of Okaloosa County... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Downtown FWB making progressPARKING PROGRESS More public parking is coming to downtown Fort Walton Beach.
Downtown FWB making progress
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
PARKING PROGRESS More public parking is coming to downtown Fort Walton Beach. The city recently completed work on a new paved parking lot on the former site of Brooks Bridge BBQ & Café. The city purchased the property for $400,000 in September... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
South Walton’s major issue: taxation without representation!adding another city. Please review the Okaloosa County, Crestview, Destin, Sha
South Walton’s major issue: taxation without representation!
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
adding another city. Please review the Okaloosa County, Crestview, Destin, Shalimar, Valparaiso, Cinco Bayou, Mary Ester, Fort Walton Beach, Baker, Niceville and Laurel Hill model as a reference point for cooperation, problem-solving, planning and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
RETAIL CORRIDOR with Infinite Grace Autism Academy and City Electric Supplysaid. “Everything is self-contained, so the parents don’t have to take their ki
RETAIL CORRIDOR with Infinite Grace Autism Academy and City Electric Supply
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
said. “Everything is self-contained, so the parents don’t have to take their kids to therapies.” With two locations—one in Fort Walton Beach and one in Crestview—Infinite Grace has space to separate age groups, creating a sense of traditional... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
'I can't be silent any longer' - Wife of veteran fights husband's releaseyou and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she said. Aar
'I can't be silent any longer' - Wife of veteran fights husband's release
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she said. Aaron had let him-self in to the couple’s Fort Walton Beach house and was using the laptop computer there. “I love you,” Angela wrote at 4:56 a.m. on Aug. 9. “Please... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
‘I can’t be silent any longer’ - Wife of veteran fights husband's releaseyou and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she said. Aar
‘I can’t be silent any longer’ - Wife of veteran fights husband's release
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” she said. Aaron had let him-self in to the couple’s Fort Walton Beach house and was using the laptop computer there. “I love you,” Angela wrote at 4:56 a.m. on Aug. 9. “Please... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
It's Geek to Me: Know what’s wrong before you fix itbut still I’m not sure of the fix needed as I cannot find a thread specific for
It's Geek to Me: Know what’s wrong before you fix it
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
but still I’m not sure of the fix needed as I cannot find a thread specific for Windows 10. Any suggestions? — Liz R., Fort Walton Beach A: Oh, boy – this one will be a little complicated. The error code 0x80070570 translates as a file... Read more
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Island Packet
This is how people die in hurricanessurge damage from Pensacola Beach to Mexico Beach (a span of 120 miles) with a
This is how people die in hurricanes
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
surge damage from Pensacola Beach to Mexico Beach (a span of 120 miles) with a maximum storm tide of 24 feet, recorded near Fort Walton Beach. Damage estimates for Opal were near $3 billion. More... Hugo impacted the southeastern United States,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Hermine expected at midnight near ApalachicolaService out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisorie
Hermine expected at midnight near Apalachicola
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Service out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisories until 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast for the Fort Walton Beach area calls for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 1 p.m., then decreasing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
4 P.M. UPDATE: Hermine within 85 miles of ApalachicolaService out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisorie
4 P.M. UPDATE: Hermine within 85 miles of Apalachicola
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Service out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisories until 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast for the Fort Walton Beach area calls for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 1 p.m., then decreasing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
2 P.M. UPDATE: It's official - call the storm Hurricane HermineService out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisorie
2 P.M. UPDATE: It's official - call the storm Hurricane Hermine
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Service out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisories until 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast for the Fort Walton Beach area calls for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 1 p.m., then decreasing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
12:50 P.M. UPDATE: Hermine's winds now near hurricane statusService out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisorie
12:50 P.M. UPDATE: Hermine's winds now near hurricane status
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Service out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisories until 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast for the Fort Walton Beach area calls for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 1 p.m., then decreasing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
10:45 A.M. UPDATE: Destin now out of hurricane watch areaService out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisorie
10:45 A.M. UPDATE: Destin now out of hurricane watch area
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Service out of Mobile had put into effect coastal flood and high surf advisories until 7 p.m. Friday. The forecast for the Fort Walton Beach area calls for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 1 p.m., then decreasing... Read more
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