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Victim of economy slowdown

September 22, 2008

Miami Herald reports on how the slow economy – dare we say recession? – is hurting furniture stores. The plummeting housing market, credit crisis and declining consumer confidence have helped to put furniture purchases on the…

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IN Concept for Library

September 19, 2008

From Pensacola mayor candidate C.J. Lewis: Nice “Outtakes.” I forwarded it to Mr. Cummings who was at last night’s council meeting and who has been trying to bring the pension issue to their attention. I’m sure…

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Strand case reversed

September 18, 2008

The Florida Supreme Court has reversed itself in the Greg Strand case on bond financing READ DECISION…

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Speaker of the House, 2014

September 17, 2008

Supporters of local State Rep. Clay Ford have raised thousands under the premise that Ford will be the Florida Speaker of the House in 2014. Well, it ain’t that simple. In fact, the St. Petersburg Times…

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Gannett newspaper revenue falls again

September 16, 2008

The parent company of the Pensacola News Journal reports its non-broadcast revenue dropped to $300 million, compared with $361 million in August 2007, was only slightly higher than the 16.3% decrease in June and 16.7% in…

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Sunnyside of stock market crash

September 16, 2008

The Sydney Morning Herald reports oil plunged below $92 to a seven-month low in Asian trade. The price of a barrel of crude fell 4.2%, or $4.06, to $91.65, marking a more than 35% drop from…

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Miller upset with Sears

September 16, 2008

Sears Retail recently introduced the All American Army Brand’s First Infantry Division clothing collection. Military sold licensing rights to Sears for the clothing, much like a college or pro sports team. Congressman Jeff Miller tells the…

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Palin elected by least votes of any Gov.

September 12, 2008

I can’t find a governor elected with fewer votes that Sarah Palin (114,697). Here is the list of 2006 Governor elections by state – listing winners and their vote totals. I checked Delaware and North Dakota…

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Council oversteps

September 12, 2008

The Pensacola City Council overstepped its authority by requiring the CMPA Board to have public input at all its meetings. The Community Maritime Park Associates is a private corporation, not a government agency. The CMPA Board…

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IN Your Head Radio Backtracks

September 12, 2008

What is a Community Organizer? David Chavis, president of the Association for the Study and Development of Communities 9/11 LISTEN  Larry Harris of Mason-Dixon Polling & Research on the Quality of Life survey 9/3 LISTEN…

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Political Addictionary

September 11, 2008

Our friends at Comedy Central have been trying to come with words to describe: A last minute VP choice that brings a modicum of energy to an otherwise dull campaign Here are a few suggestions that…

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Boeing “politically terrorized the Air Force”

September 11, 2008

Mobile County Commission President Steve Nodine didn’t mince any words in his criticism of the DOD decision to delay the air tanker decision. Nodine told the Mobile Press Register that Boeing “politically terrorized the Air Force”…

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DOD calls off tanker competition

September 10, 2008

The Department of Defense is calling off the competition to replace its aging fleet of aerial-refueling tankers. Apparently, they don’t think they can pick a winner before the next presidential administration as planned. The decision is seen as major…

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Pensacola teen calls in Ohio bomb threats

September 9, 2008

This is crazy. A Pensacola 16-year-old admits calling in bomb threats at five Muskingum County (Ohio) schools today after the calls were traced by the Zanesville Police Department. Read more…