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  1. Buzzworthy events for April 24-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 22-26. Main performances will take place at the Aaron Beasant Park Amphithea-ter adjacent to Pier Park in Panama City Beach. Tickets are available for single and multi-day admission by phone at 800-595-4849 or online at sea-breezejazzfestival.com. ...

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  2. College fraternities accused of disrespecting wounded veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Some serious accusations are being made about the way that a group of Emory University students behaved on a trip they made down to Panama City Beach, Florida, but they're telling CBS46 in written statements that they had nothing to do with that incident. It was supposed to be an honor for wounded veterans at the Warrior Beach Retreat in Florida.

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  3. Todd Starnes Frat boys spit on vet, urinate on American flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Fox News

    Investigations have been launched at two universities over accusations that fraternity members taunted wounded war heroes, urinated on an American flag, and spit on a wounded veteran and his service dog in Panama City Beach, Florida. The April 17 incident, involving Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members from the University of Florida and Emory University, has infuriated residents of Panama City.

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  4. UF Zeta Beta Tau Under Investigation After Disrespecting VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Members of the University of Florida chapter of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity are under investigation after spitting on and taking flags from wounded veterans. The students and veterans were in Panama City Beach when the incident occurred.

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  5. Widespread Panic fans fired up over Orange Beach's negative view of concert; officials...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Alabama Live

    ... only does it fall on a holiday weekend, he said, it follows on the heels of spring break chaos in nearby Panama City Beach, Fla . He said that the city expressed concerns in advance to The Wharf's ownership and the promoter, Red Mountain ...

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  6. BCSO Speaks After Promoters Cancel "Freaknik" EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... ny about incidents that occurred during spring break, we felt our event wasn't appropriate at this time in Panama City Beach." We reached out to L-Block promoters, but they declined to comment on the cancellation any further at this time.

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  7. Freaknik cancelled: Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen says weekend event won't happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Mississippi Press

    Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen and organizers behind this weekend's planned "Freaknik" event at The Palms Conference Center in Panama City Beach have agreed to cancel the event due to security concerns. "Due to the recent events that have occurred in Panama City Beach within the past couple weeks, we've decided not to proceed with having the LBLOCKPCB4: Freaknik event," Jeremy Russell of L-Block Promotions said in a statement, according to MyPanhandle.com .

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  8. Military Vets Disrespected By Fraternity Members In Panama City BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    Veterans attending the Warrior Beach Retreat in Panama City Beach were disrespected by the ZBT chapters of The University of Florida and Emory University. Sadly for everyone involved, it seems like these disgusting allegations are likely true.

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  9. UF President Kent Fuchs: We're sorry Zeta Beta Tau harassed veterans in Panama City BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Mississippi Press

    "They actually spit on me and my service dog as well, and that's just so disrespectful and it hurts." The president of the University of Florida has personally apologized to veterans who attended the Warrior Beach Retreat last weekend in Panama City Beach for harassment caused by one of the fraternities on campus.

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  10. Mexico Beach presses pause on Leave No TraceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Star

    For the last month the Mexico Beach City Council has held discussions on adopting a Leave No Trace ordinance similar to those enacted in Port St. Joe, Panama City Beach and Fort Walton Beach. The council has been split on the idea with some favoring an ordinance and others content to leave the beach rules as they have been for 50 years.

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  11. Veterans Say They Were Harassed by Fraternity in Panama City BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... as members of Zeta Beta Tau chapters at the University of Florida and Emory University, who were both in Panama City Beach for their spring formal. Cope says she did receive an apology letter from the University of Florida President who says he has ...

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  12. Events celebrate paradise beyond Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... to register. - Learn about alligators and wading birds at St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State Park Lane in Panama City Beach, on April 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. Meet a volunteer naturalist at the Gator Lake observation boardwalk. Don't forget your ...

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  13. Hobbling businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Economist

    THE Bikini Beach Hotel in Panama City Beach, Florida, serves sunbathers of all types. So John Gheesling, the owner, was surprised to be sued for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act .

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  14. Wounded Veterans Disrespected by College Students at the Warrior Beach RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Twice a year Panama City Beach welcomes our wounded heroes into the community for the Warrior Beach Retreat, but an event aimed at honoring our nation's veterans took a different turn at their hotel. For the past 6 years injured soldiers have come to Panama City Beach to connect with their fellow veterans and enjoy some downtime.

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  15. Southern Family of Companies Sponsor Local Events this AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PRWeb

    ... real estate properties, over 1,000 long term rentals and 40 associations from Fairhope, Alabama to Panama City Beach, Florida. Shop for condos and beach homes, as well as learn more about Southern's vacation rental management program, online at ...

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  16. Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen: 'I'm very concerned' about FreaknikRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Mississippi Press

    Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen is very clear: He will declare a state of emergency and shut down this weekend's Freaknik event if things get out of hand. "I'm very concerned about the upcoming event," McKeithen told the Bay County Commission Tuesday, adding that it's especially troubling because there are multiple events going on this weekend in Panama City Beach, including the Seabreeze Jazz Festival and Cajun Seafood Festival, according to the Panama City News Herald .

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  17. We have a moral responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Times-Herald

    ... videotaped the crime. More appalling, no man or woman stepped in to help this victim. It was Spring Break, Panama City Beach 2015, and the crowd was mostly university students. What were they thinking? All of these people should be arrested. For ...

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  18. Editorial: Orange Crush goes sourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | SavannahNow

    ... venue of choice. That lasted about five years. Then Daytona cracked down and the masses headed over to Panama City Beach in the Panhandle. Then there's the racial aspect and Tybee's shameful past. That's impossible to overlook, as blacks once faced ...

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  19. Panama City Beach: Latest case of diffusion of responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Examiner.com

    Now that the dust has settled and Panama City Beach, Florida leaders are considering "a more stringent changes this yeara ," according to a statement provided by the mayor , it's easier to tackle the larger societal issue at hand. This is a problem we cannot afford to continually sweep under the rug.

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  20. Sheriff McKeithen Speaks Out About Upcoming "Takeover PCB" PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Spring break is over and the emergency ordinances have expired, but Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen is still worried this weekend could be filled with violence and drugs. Sheriff McKeithen says he fears this "Takeover Panama City Beach" party that has been advertised on YouTube could end in tragedy.

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