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Hip; Hop Phenom Yelawolf to Headline Southern-Flavored 'Trial By Fire' Tour

Broadway World

Date: 7/19/2016 1:10:00 AM

and running through December 4 at Pensacola, FL's Vinyl Music Hall. The tour anticipates the release of his third album of the same name, due out later this fall. Highlights include shows at the Brooklyn Bowl (October 18) and New Orleans' legendary

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Blue Angels Announce 2017 Officers

Aero-News Network

Date: 7/18/2016 11:53:00 PM

The Blue Angels select "finalists" to interview at the team's home base of Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Florida, during the week of the Pensacola Beach Air Show each year. The team makes selections at the conclusion of that week. "We were extremely

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Blue Angels fly through FL skies, reel in record numbers

guns.com

Date: 7/18/2016 4:09:00 PM

Jeff Kuss, the Blue Angels have once again taken flight, and a weekend show in Pensacola Beach attracted a massive crowd of people. People from all over flocked to Casino Beach to catch a glimpse of the iconic blue U.S. Navy F/A-18 jets. In fact

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Blue Angels show is one for the record books

Navy Times

Date: 7/18/2016 8:48:00 AM

A massive crowd packed Pensacola Beach and the surrounding waters Saturday to watch the elite U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly. Tommy Neal and his family members from Milton found their spot on Casino Beach at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. "It was well worth it," Neel said

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Record Crowds Wowed By The Blue Angels (With Photo Gallery)

NorthEscambia

Date: 7/17/2016 1:36:00 AM

Perhaps the largest crowd ever packed onto Pensacola Beach Saturday for the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show featuring the Blue Angels. Official attendance numbers were not available by Sunday morning, but officials said people were arriving on the beach by

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is the westernmost coastal community in the Florida Panhandle and Pensacola is the county seat of Escambia County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 51,923. Pensacola is the principal city of the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with about 455,102 residents in 2009.
Pensacola was founded in 1559 by a Spanish explorer named Tristán de Luna y Arellano. It was officially America's first settlement. After about 116 years of Spanish rule, the French took control over Pensacola from 1719 to 1722. The colony was then passed to the British who seized control of Pensacola temporarily through the Peace of Paris. Pensacola was also named the capital of the new British Colony. During the Civil War, Pensacola was a part of the Confederacy. The United States later regained control, and Pensacola was once again a part of the union on May 1862.
Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which connects to the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of Pensacola (near the community of Warrington) and is home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum. The main campus of the University of West Florida is situated north of the city center.
Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags" due to the five governments that have flown flags over it during its history: the flags of Spain (Castile), France, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand prevalent along beaches in the Florida panhandle), "Cradle of Naval Aviation" (Naval Air Station Pensacola is the home of both the legendary Blue Angels and the National Museum of Naval Aviation), "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast", "Redneck Riviera", "Red Snapper Capital of the World", and "P-Cola".
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