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  • Wildlife expert shares triumphant story

    Wildlife expert shares triumphant story
    Zoo Miami's Ron Magill was in Panama City when he saw two harpy eagles in dire conditions. It was a favorite animal of his growing up, and the heart-breaking scene served as motivation to spark change. More than 20 years later, his efforts spearheaded a...
  • Univ. of Florida suspends fraternity over abuse of wounded vets

    Univ. of Florida suspends fraternity over abuse of wounded vets
    The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort. The school said on Friday that it is...
  • Show Management plans 2nd Panama boat show in late May

    Show Management plans 2nd Panama boat show in late May
    Show Management, the boat show organizer based in Fort Lauderdale, announced the dates for its second annual boat show in Panama: May 29-31. The Panama International Boat Show will showcase yachts, boats, marine gear and related offerings at Flamenco...
  • Nancy Tate: Improved U.S. relations with Cuba, Iran hopeful for peace

    In the April 11 edition of The Morning Call, a report from the Summit of the Americas mentioned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's visit to the "neighborhood most heavily damaged by the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama." For me this reference brought back...
  • Members of UF fraternity accused of insulting wounded war vets

    The University of Florida is investigating allegations that members of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity spat at a group of disabled military veterans last weekend at a resort in Panama City Beach. In an email to Linda Cope, the founder of the Warrior...
  • Spring Break madness cure: Stop the 'beer, vomit and urine'

    Spring Break madness cure: Stop the 'beer, vomit and urine'
    Tourism officials who survived Florida's other Spring Break fevers are ready to help Panama City Beach out of the horror show that led to a woman being sexually assaulted on the sand as hundreds of revelers looked on. "Shame on Panama City Beach for...
  • Is Baltimore ready for mega ships?

    Is Baltimore ready for mega ships?
    The caption under the photograph accompanying your editorial, "Breaking down barriers" (April 20), said that the Port of Baltimore "could be a big winner from well crafted trade deals." Specifically, the editorial supported Congressional fast track...
  • Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows

    Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows
    If you got married in Mexico Beach, you are invited to renew your vows. But there's a catch. The first wedding vow renewal ceremony is Saturday afternoon. The News Herald of Panama City reports the idea for a mass wedding came from "Marrying Jack"...
  • Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama
    Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
  • TDC looks to sports village to draw families

    TDC looks to sports village to draw families
    PANAMA CITY BEACH — The Bay County Tourist Development Council’s (TDC) push for more year-round family visitors came center stage at a meeting Tuesday as the board moved another step forward with a project to develop a major sports complex...
  • Officers in Northwest Florida use fake checkpoint to curtail drugs

    Officers in Northwest Florida use fake checkpoint to curtail drugs
    Inundated by spring break chaos and short on patrol officers, the Bay County Sheriff's office hopes to curtail the flow of drugs to area beaches by using a fake checkpoint. The Panama City News Herald reports that a sign for a drug checkpoint on a...