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redOrbit
Does this ancient statue reveal the Greeks had laptops with USB ports?February 5, 2016 by Chuck Bednar While it’s well known that the ancient Greek
Does this ancient statue reveal the Greeks had laptops with USB ports?
redOrbit / Posted 2 days ago
February 5, 2016 by Chuck Bednar While it’s well known that the ancient Greeks were responsible for inventing one of the first computational devices, the Antikythera mechanism,... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
‘It opens your mind’ says local man who got PhD at 65 Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM Most people imagine retirement age as being t
‘It opens your mind’ says local man who got PhD at 65
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM Most people imagine retirement age as being tranquil and relaxing. For Michael Baker, it was a time to delve into one of the most challenging adventures of his... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Okaloosa sheriff's office names 2015 Deputy of the Year Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:09 PM SHALIMAR — An officer noted for his "willingn
Okaloosa sheriff's office names 2015 Deputy of the Year
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:09 PM SHALIMAR — An officer noted for his "willingness to serve" is the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Deputy of the Year for services rendered in 2015.On Thursday,... Read more
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Fernandina Beach News-Leader
No cost program for veterans interested in starting their own business | Fernandina Beach News-LeaderThe Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that
No cost program for veterans interested in starting their own business | Fernandina Beach News-Leader
Fernandina Beach News-Leader / Posted 5 days ago
The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an accelerated entrepreneurship education at no cost, is now accepting applications. The pilot program will begin its... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
College meets Friday to review president applications Northwest Florida State College will meet Friday morning to review applicatio
College meets Friday to review president applications
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Northwest Florida State College will meet Friday morning to review applications for the college’s next president.The Daily News placed an open records request and found that more than 130 people... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Mack Busbee running for Okaloosa property appraiser Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 1:06 PM Mack Busbee, a senior manager at the Okaloosa
Mack Busbee running for Okaloosa property appraiser
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 1:06 PM Mack Busbee, a senior manager at the Okaloosa County Property Appraiser’s Office, is running for property appraiser.The 53-year-old Republican has been a... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Florida veterans can apply for free entrepreneurship training Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 9:18 AM PENSACOLA — The Veterans Florida Entrepreneur
Florida veterans can apply for free entrepreneurship training
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 9:18 AM PENSACOLA — The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FSCJ forensics team wins top spot in invitational tournamentFlorida State College at Jacksonville’s Blue Wave Forensics Team won first plac
FSCJ forensics team wins top spot in invitational tournament
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Blue Wave Forensics Team won first place on Jan. 23 at the Marks Invitational Tournament at the University of West Florida, ahead of 13 other teams from nine states. Nine students in the team advanced to final... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
UWF plans living history on 39-acre giftThe early 1900s will come to life on a 39-acre parcel near Benny Russell Park i
UWF plans living history on 39-acre gift
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The early 1900s will come to life on a 39-acre parcel near Benny Russell Park in Pace. Authentic equipment and people dressed in fashions of the era and demonstrating some of the activities and work of the time are all plans the University of West... Read more
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Ram Page
Intramural Legends take championshipOne of ASU’s Intramural Flag Football team, IM Legends, claimed the 2015 co-rec
Intramural Legends take championship
Ram Page / Posted 12 days ago
One of ASU’s Intramural Flag Football team, IM Legends, claimed the 2015 co-rec Division National Championship at the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) National Campus Championship Series on Jan. 4 at the University of West... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
First timers shine in judo competitionLast Saturday, Sensei Lonnie Ross took three of his West Florida Budokan (WFB)
First timers shine in judo competition
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Last Saturday, Sensei Lonnie Ross took three of his West Florida Budokan (WFB) students to compete in their first judo tournament, the Tenth Annual Gulf Coast Judo Tournament in Ocean Springs, MS. All three of his students, two juniors, Blakely Tyer... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASA engineer retires after 48 years, 150 launchesIt was April 1968 when a young engineer from St. Louis arrived at Cape Canavera
NASA engineer retires after 48 years, 150 launches
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
It was April 1968 when a young engineer from St. Louis arrived at Cape Canaveral to join the frenetic activity of the Apollo space program. Joe Lackovich would have roles that year in preparation for Apollo 7 and then Apollo 8 — which sent men into... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Tobacco-free Santa Rosa Coalition to meet this month Posted Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:47 AM The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition will
Tobacco-free Santa Rosa Coalition to meet this month
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Posted Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:47 AM The Tobacco-Free Santa Rosa Coalition will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in the main conference room of the Florida Department of Health in Santa... Read more
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Weekly Times
Perth couple abducted in West AfricaA PERTH doctor and his wife, abducted by suspected Islamist extremists in West
Perth couple abducted in West Africa
Weekly Times / Posted 24 days ago
A PERTH doctor and his wife, abducted by suspected Islamist extremists in West Africa, have "dedicated their lives" to helping people, according to a family spokesperson. KEN Elliot and his wife Jocelyn are believed to have been abducted following... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Perth couple abducted in West AfricaAn Australian couple has been abducted by suspected Islamist militants in Burki
Perth couple abducted in West Africa
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
An Australian couple has been abducted by suspected Islamist militants in Burkina Faso, reports say. A Perth doctor and his wife, abducted by suspected Islamist extremists in West Africa, have "dedicated their... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Middle schoolers turn to DNA testing in battle against invasive lionfish GULF BREEZE — Some middle school students are taking a high-tech approach to
Middle schoolers turn to DNA testing in battle against invasive lionfish
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
GULF BREEZE — Some middle school students are taking a high-tech approach to trying to find out the impact the invasive lionfish is having on Northwest Florida’s local... Read more

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