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05/24/2010
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Panama City Now Landing Planes

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Panama City opens with first flights Panama City opens with first flights  Danny Tindell / dtindell@dothaneagle.com A Southwest Arlines jet is at the Northwest Florida Beaches Intenational airport on Sunday, May 23, 2010. By Debbie Ingram Published: May 24, 2010 Updated: May 24, 2010 » 0 Comments | Post a Comment 1 vote Buzz up! PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Passengers and sight-seers filed inside the new Panama City airport Sunday for the first flights in and out of the new $330 million facility. The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport,

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05/20/2010
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The Beach of Northwest Florida

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THE Beach on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast Group Markets Florida Beach Vacations from Pensacola to Apalachicola Share Article| Dec 6, 2008 Pamela Watson For years visitors driving to Northwest Florida beaches have made Destin, Fort Walton, Panama City, Pensacola and other Gulf Coast towns their summer vacation destination Now with a new name and regional marketing, these Florida beach communities hope to bring in even more tourists from all over the U.S., Canada and Europe to a regional brand called simply “THE Beach.� The group, Coastal Vision 3000, is

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05/18/2010
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BP now Stemming 40% of Leak from the Source

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Progress in stemming Gulf oil spill From correspondents in New Orleans From: AFP May 19, 2010 2:56AM BP has reported further progress in stemming a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil spill as concerns grew for Florida’s sensitive coral reefs and political fallout from the disaster spread. The British energy giant, which has been struggling to contain the disaster, said overnight a tube inserted into a leaking oil pipe is now sucking up about 40 per cent of the crude, about twice as much as it did one day earlier. The

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05/18/2010
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Vacation Home Deduction; A Tax Guide

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Vacation Home Deduction: A Tax Guide Do you own a vacation or second home that you can treat as: •A personal home •A business lodging complex •Part personal home and part rental property •Part personal home and part hobby rental •A one-unit motel If “yes,” you will love this article because it will help you put more money in your pockets. What is a vacation home? Technically, tax law says a “vacation home” is a dwelling you use for both: •Personal, and •Rental purposes A dwelling includes a house, apartment,

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05/18/2010
Destin

Florida Panhandle Air Bases, Air Flight Museums

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Northwest Florida Air Bases, Air Flight Museums Naval Aviation and USAF Aircraft Featured in Gulf Coast Air Museums Share Article | Mar 8, 2009 Pamela Watson Two military bases in Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach Florida offer history museums that feature vintage aircraft, military weapons and the history of modern air warfare. Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast has always had a military presence. From the earliest coastal forts built to protect Spanish settlements from naval invasions to the beginnings of the U. S. space program, Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast has been

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05/18/2010
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Shopping at the Beach in Northwest Florida

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Shopping at The Beach in Northwest Florida Find Shopping Deals, Gift Shops and More on the Gulf Coast Share Article | Mar 15, 2009 Pamela Watson From the country’s largest designer outlet mall to quaint antique shops in Apalachicola shopping at The Beach along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast is a retail experience. After the tanning, swimming, parasailing and Yolo boarding, visitors to The Beach on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast like to go shopping, and there’s certainly plenty of that to do. Along with beachy gift shops, art galleries and resort

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05/16/2010
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BP Gets Partial Control Over Oil Leak

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Breaking news: BP gets partial control over Gulf oil spill with siphon now in place Overhead view of BP oil spill on May 1, 2010 NASAIf you like this … Louisiana residents panic as part of Gulf closed to fishing, shrimping, etc. due to oil spill Louisiana seafood is safe to eat despite the Gulf oil spill View all » BP announced just after the noon hour that they have a mile long tube in place drawing away oil from the huge crude oil spill that occurred after an explosion

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05/15/2010
Destin

View the Latest Oil Spill Trajectory from NOAA

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The oil spill has gradually drifted to the west away from Florida for the last 10 days. Florida still has no reports of oil, tar balls, or smell. Here is a link to the latest trajectory map from NOAA- Oil Spill Trajectory Map Here are two other sites that can help you stay updated on the oil spill and whether it will affect the Destin area. Deepwater Horizon Response – This site offers up to date information on all efforts to clean up the oil spill and which areas are

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05/15/2010
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Gulf Oil Spill Update May 15

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BP misses on first tube try BP missed on its first attempt to place the riser insertion tube into the end of the leaking Macondo riser on Friday night and into Saturday. Noah Brenner, Anthony Guegel, Anthea Pitt and wire reports 15 May 2010 19:27 GMT The plan called for ROVs to put a 6-inch pipe into the end of the 21-inch riser. Around the pipe is a stopper-like washer that will plug the end of the riser and diver all the flow into the smaller tube. BP operations boss

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05/12/2010
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Southern Living Article on the Florida Panhandle

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Summer at the Gulf Escape to Florida’s Panhandle, where the water sparkles clearer, the sand shines whiter, and the fun never stops. Our Editor reveals his favorite haunts. Share Yahoo BuzzFacebookTwitterDigg | Print | Email | Add Comment | Text size:AAA Summer at the Gulf (PROMO) Rosemary Beach is a favorite destination in the area. Meg McKinney Simle / styling Rose Nguyen Click to Enlarge I have vacationed here as a child, as a teenager, as a newlywed, and as a father. My wife and I plan to vacation here

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05/12/2010
Destin

Utopia in Destin, Florida- Pure Elegance

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Utopia is the finest gulf front vacation condo in the Silver Shells resort. This condo is located in St. Maarten, the only true gulf front rental capable building in the Silver Shells resort. This is a very large two bedroom, two bath condo that sleeps 6 comfortably. Utopia is a ground floor lanai unit. Walk out your sliding glass door and walk directly to the beach or pool, no need to wait for elevators. This Destin vacation rental condo has just been completely remodeled in 2009 and features the finest

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05/12/2010
Destin

Hollywood – Gulf Front in Miramar Beach

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Hollywood is a spectacular gulf front residence located in the Frangista Beach neighborhood on Scenic Hwy 98. This upscale residence features a private splash pool on the deck overlooking the beach that can also be heated. There is a private elevator that reaches all three floors. Hollywood is always one of the most popular Destin rentals because of it’s upscale furnishings and amenities. Enjoy a luxury gulf front vacation at a great price. The first floor features a living area with flat screen television and wet bar. This room opens

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