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Three-car collision injures four people

Kristin Martin Published: Thursday, September 11, 2008 Around noon Sept. 11, three vehicles crashed at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Airport Boulevard. “The gray car came straight and hit the side of the champagne car, and it just spun it around and hit the front of mine,” said Tina Blackman. “I’m all shaken up.”...

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Physical therapy now available on Pensacola campus

Ashley Thompson Published: Thursday, September 4, 2008 Top-notch sports rehabilitation and physical therapy is now being offered on campus to all PJC students and faculty at a discounted rate. Deb Lee, director of the program, said PJC faculty is “extremely excited” about the program. Physical therapy has always been offered in the past, but only...

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PJC students teach the importance of voting

Wynonia Barrows Published: Friday, August 29, 2008 Lately, the presidential race has been the main focus of national news. However, the buzz about the presidential race isn’t just obvious in national news; it has also affected and inspired many students at PJC, like Christopher Randall and Jeniece Brown. Randall is the founder of the PJC...

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Nursing students to benefit from accreditation

Katie Coseo Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 There is good news for nursing students; the nursing program located on PJC’s Warrington Campus received accreditation for the next five years. For new and future nursing students, this acclamation gives them flexibility for finding jobs and furthering their education in the nursing field outside of Florida. Pat...

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The Corsair to drop anchor on-line

From Staff Reports Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 Starting this semester The Corsair is dropping its anchor on-line, and primarily will be using its Web site www.eCorsair.com to publish stories. College Publisher, the hosting service for eCorsair.com, just rolled out an updated version that will allow for continuous updating throughout the day, rather than bi-weekly...

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Atlantis launches

Christina Drain The Corsair Amid sun and billowing clouds, space shuttle Atlantis lifted off at 2:45 p.m. today. The weather was a concern all day but a jubilant Kathy Winters, shuttle weather officer, made the announcement during the final planned hold at 9 minutes that weather was acceptable for launch. A final check of the...

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ECO sensor testing underway

Christina Drain The Corsair With the external tank one-third full of propellant, NASA crews are closely watching the engine cut-off sensors for any sign of failure. Monitoring includes the sensors, the recently soldered pass-through connectors, even up through the flight deck, according to mission control. The malfunctioning sensors were the cause for the December scrub...

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Shuttle tanking uneventful

Christina Drain The Corsair The slow fill of the three fuel cells on Atlantis is going well. A mixture of liquid hydrogen and oxygen is being pumped into the cells. The crucial ECO sensor testing has not begun.  

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Countdown going smoothly, but weather may be factor

Christina Drain The Corsair Atlantis is ready to go, but weather may be a factor in tomorrow’s launch. Severe weather pummeling the southeast today is expected to move into the area by launch time, although it won’t have the energy it has had in the last 24 hours, according to shuttle weather officer Kathy Winters....

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Launch Scrubbed

Michael Rutschky The Corsair After a series of sensor failures that restricted the December launch window for NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-122, mission managers at Kennedy Space Center are putting their hopes toward a Jan. 24 launch date for Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Columbus ISS laboratory module. The new date works around several weeks...