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86,400 seconds of fear
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86,400 seconds of fear

By Aleece Jarman           While most people frantically run from disaster, my boyfriend races towards it.           As the girlfriend of a firefighter, I spend every second while he is on duty constantly worried about what could happen.  Hurricane Michael only increased those feelings.           The night of Tuesday, October 10th,...

The old geezer:  We were lucky
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The old geezer:  We were lucky

By Rachel Giordano On Sunday, Oct. 7th, the Panhandle was informed of a tropical storm brewing out in the Gulf. Like so many storms before, some were not worried. Hurricane Michael turned out to be Hurricane Ivan’s bigger and stronger brother, and the people of Pensacola got extremely lucky, only they did not know it...