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At-Large 8 last reports

November 1, 2008

Joe Buehler has strong backing from the commercial real estate industry. He reports contributions of $3003 this last period. Beck Properties $500 cash, $453 in-kind. The commercial real estate organization, NW FL NAIOP PAC, $500. Rockford…

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Loans and In-kind feed last mayor reports

November 1, 2008

In the Pensacola mayoral race, C.J. Lewis loaned his campaign $5,000 and got a $50 campaign check during this last campaign reporting period, 10/11/2008 – 10/30/2008. Mike Wiggins loaned his campaign $3000 and received $2,000 in…

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Robertson is the big fundraiser

November 1, 2008

The last campaign reports are in: Wilson Robertson, Escambia Co. Comm. Dist. 1: $158,855 Opponent, Davidson: $5,900 Here are the other Escambia County races: Sheriff: Morgan $116,951 Scapecchi $86,753 School Superintendent: Thomas $94,113 Brown-Curry: $58,404 Comm.…

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IN Your Head Radio Backtracks 10.29

October 30, 2008

Noted Conservative, former Congressman John Leboutillier has a great take on what will happen November 5th. Listen to the radio interview Only Four days left to call the radio show 437-1620. Today we will talk poltics with…

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ECSO deputies taser undercover agent

October 30, 2008

WEAR TV 3 reports: The state is investigating the tasing of one of it’s undercover beverage agents by Escambia Sheriff’s Deputies. It happened at the liquor cabinet store on Fairfield and Lillian around one yesterday. Two…

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Revised LWV charter paper

October 29, 2008

To Whom it may Concern, The League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area hereby withdraws, rescinds and retracts the document titled “Charter White Paper of the League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay…

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Panama City scores 5000 jobs

October 29, 2008

A Country Corner theme park/development similar to the one in Branson, Missouri, has broken ground 45 minutes north of the New Panama City International Airport. Its theme is country music. The park is expected to add…

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Tough times at PNJ

October 29, 2008

The PNJ and its Pensacola Business Journal have cut back their “40 under 40” to “12 under 40” in its November PBJ – a 70 percent reduction. The monthly itself is down to only 20 pages.…

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Judge throws out birth certificate challenge

October 28, 2008

The Philadelphia Enquirer reports that U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick threw out a complaint by attorney Philip Berg who claimed that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was born in Mombasa, Kenya and is not even…

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Breakdown of early voting

October 27, 2008

For Escambia County: These figures are as of noon, Oct. 27 and include early voting and absentees. County Districts Dist. 1 Democrat–3,490 Republican–4,565 Dist. 2 Democrat–3,267 Republican–5,594 Dist 3 Democrat–5,571 Republican–1,461 Dist 4 Democrat–3,865 Republican–5,490 Dist…

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League makes recommendations on city charter

October 27, 2008

The League of Women Voters has issued a white paper on the City of Pensacola Charter, complete with footnotes. It chastises the city council for not being responsive or leading: Evaluation of the City of Pensacola…

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PNJ saves $18.3 million

October 24, 2008

Drinks are on Kevin Doyle, publisher of the Pensacola News Journal. The Florida Supreme Court refused to recognize “false-light” invasion of privacy as grounds to sue. It upheld a lower-court ruling that tossed out an $18.3…

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Curbside Recycling

October 24, 2008

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority board passed curbside recycling that will start Jan. 1. The base rate drops from $19.62 to $17.97 for both garbage and recycling pickup. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on…