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Ohio sues BP for $33.3 million

March 5, 2015

Ohio State Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board file a lawsuit on March 2 against BP – claiming the oil giant “double dipped” when it replaced the underground…

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DIB March meeting schedule

March 2, 2015

Downtown Improvement Board Regular Meetings are held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Parking & Traffic Committee Regular Meetings…

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Economic Impact of Gulf Coast Diplomacy Council

February 28, 2015

Six members of the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council recently returned from Washington, D.C., where they attended a meeting sponsored by the U.S. Department of State focusing on citizen diplomacy. Executive Director Jena Melancon co-chaired the…

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Big bucks involved in Net Neutrality issue

February 27, 2015

This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a proposed change to net neutrality rules outlined by commission chairman Tom Wheeler. These new rules reclassify the Internet as a Title II public utility, which would effectively…

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Todd Thomson hired by Chamber for advocacy

February 26, 2015

Clay Ingram is also the president and CEO of the Greater Pensacola Chamber. He announced Wednesday afternoon on Pensacola Speaks that he has hired political strategist Todd Thomson. He said a long-time weakness of the chamber…

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House of Sticks: What else is new

February 25, 2015

By Kent Lyndon Hello, again. I promised I would return, amid the “frosty” conditions of Mother Nature, to give you a few updates about the ongoing derivatives and accompanying LIBOR rate scandals around the country. Allow…