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Buzz: Pensacola goes after big Mobile employer

July 5, 2012

The City of Mobile and its chamber are worried that Pensacola might lure away one its largest employers, according to the Mobile Register. The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce CEO/President told the paper that a Pensacola…

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Buzz: Kennedy in Pensacola

July 5, 2012

The civil rights and racial discrimination issues with the Escambia County School District are spiraling out of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ control. Attorney Mike Papantonio has confirmed that his firm is looking into the Escambia County School…

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Buzz: Gunshots fired downtown?

May 25, 2012

We are getting reports that residents downtown heard gunshots around 4 a.m. None of them appeared to have been fired at my office.…

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Buzz: Times Picayune to publish only three days a week

May 24, 2012

The award-winning New Orleans daily newspaper, Times Picayune, is announcing massive lay-offs today. We are hearing that it will only print three days a week — Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. They will instead focus more on…

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Buzz: Big bust going down this morning

May 8, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with a other law enforcement agencies, is rounding up copper thieves this morning. After a month-long investigation, deputies and Pensacola Police officers have 27 warrants for thieves that have…

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Buzz: Vendetta politics continues on City Council

April 24, 2012

Councilman Larry Johnson doesn’t like Bobby Switzer, who owns the Theisen Building. At yesterday’s council committee meeting, the councilman was willing to risk the loss of 100-200 Pen Air Federal Credit Union jobs moving downtown because…

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Buzz: Crap Trap changing

March 2, 2012

We are hearing that The Crab Trap on Main Street is closing on March 15 and re-opening as a little more upscale place named Nick’s Boat House on April 1 or so in time for the…