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Here is the speech that some parents were so frightened that their children might hear: Obama Speech

Buzz: Benson will run for AG

Buzz: Benson will run for AG

Get your checkbooks out. Holly Benson is set to run for the Florida Attorney General post or,at least, that was the buzz over the Labor Day Weekend. The former state representative and current secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration will enter the Republican primary for this post [...]

Thomas podcast on Obama speech

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has created a podcast explaining why Escambia County students won't see President Obama's speech today. For the record, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and George W. Bush each made direct addresses to the students during their administrations. View [...]

WCI is out of bankruptcy

The Miami Herald is reporting that WCI Communities has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has eliminated more than $2 billion in debt and liabilities. WCI purchased Lost Key on Perdido Key and once was seen as the savior of the Key. Former Pensacola Councilman Marty Donovan tired [...]

Morris vs. Manley

Former Okaloosa County Sheriff Charlie Morris was arrested in February for stealing tax payer's money in an elaborate kick-back scheme and was charged with theft, fraud and money laundering. He was arrested in Las Vegas with $5,000 with in his pocket and $30,000 in his hotel room. Morris was [...]

Wayne-Dalton sold

Wayne-Dalton sold

From Wall Street Journal: Sanwa Holdings Corp. has reached an accord with Wayne Dalton Corp. to expand its global presence by buying the U.S. company's mainline door business. Japan's largest maker of doors and window shutters by sales said it will begin the process of acquiring the [...]

More Prostitution arrests

Last night, patrol Deputies initiated a small (4) hour sting for prostitution in and around Brownsville which netted the above arrests. (3) females for selling it. (2) males for trying to buy it. These prostitution arrests bring the total arrests for prostitution to over 90 since Sheriff Morgan [...]

Homeless

For three years, we have pushed the City to clean up the Community Maritime Park site and consider making it available to the public. We were told that the land had environmental issues, but our suspicions were that the real issue may have been the homeless colony living on the property. For years, [...]

Obama Care

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has published its analysis of the controversial America’s Affordable Health Choices Act and its impact on each Congressional district. The report shows that in our district that up to 15,400 small businesses could receive tax credits to provide [...]

Arts have $84M impact

Arts have $84M impact

The Arts Council of Northwest Florida and Americans for the Arts announced the local results from the Americans for the Arts, Arts & Economic Prosperity III, the most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted in the United States. Local data [...]

The newspaper guys pressed Avalex for answers

PNJ business reporter Carlton Proctor reports on his blog that a "board member tried to drag Cohen's name from Avalex CEO Tad Ihns whose decision to build an $18 million headquarters in Gulf Breeze set off a wave of recriminations within the Pensacola business community." The Chamber board [...]

Pelicans clinch playoffs

Pelicans clinch playoffs

Pelicans Clinch Playoff Spot With 8-3 Win Over the Captains The Pensacola Pelicans are the 2009 Second Half South Division Champions. With an 8-3 victory in front of 2,292 fans in Pensacola, the Pelicans return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005. The Pelicans will make their first [...]

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