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Front Porch saga continues

Front Porch saga continues

Daily reporter Michael Stewart had a good follow-up on the Thelma Manley/Front Porch investigation in today's paper. The plot thickens, but not all things may not be as they seem. New revelations: On Sept. 15, 2004, Manley used $3,393 in Front Porch funds to pay back property taxes for a home [...]

Pat Robertson and IRS

Pat Robertson and IRS

700 Club host and TV evangelist Pat Robertson is under fire for misusing his Christian media empire to promote a commercial venture - Shake, Shake, Shake your booty . This isn't the first time Robertson has gotten in trouble: In 1990, CBN spun off its family-friendly TV channel after it became [...]

Pensacola UFO blog

Pensacola UFO blog

There's new Pensacola-based blog out for those who miss the Gulf Breeze UFO sightings. UFO(s) stories and dreams

Murzin busy in House

Murzin busy in House

State Rep Dave Murzin has sponsored several communications bills, one repealing taxes on aviation fuel, others on false light, nursing homes, payment for ambulance fees and a resolution on Black History Month. CS/HB 67 State Motor Fuel Taxes GENERAL BILL by Economic Expansion & Infrastructure [...]

Blog view – 3/27/07

Blog view – 3/27/07

IN launches hockey team

....Jeff Deweese is the first player signed. Hey. it worked for Hawkshaw. Wondered if we could get by with six players that work for beer. Of course, there will be those who say hockey in Pensacola isn't dead...it's just waiting for the right time to comeback.

Magaha vs. Commission battle continues

Magaha vs. Commission battle continues

We got this letter from Escambia County Clerk of Courts Ernie Lee Magaha today. You need to read -  Magaha letter 2

Bye, bye Ice Pilots

The Pensacola Ice Pilots will no longer call the Civic Center home after this season ends. The Escambia County Commission is set to approve termination of the Pensacola Ice Pilots' lease of the Civic Center tonight. This ends the hockey team's ten-year old relationship with the area. The [...]

Bush admin – country club elitists

Bush admin – country club elitists

David Ignatius blasts the bunglers inside the Bush Adminstration in his column in the St. Pete Times. Ignatius is upset with the lack of respect the political appointees treat the seasoned government workers. The Bush political operatives have become the people the Republicans once warned the [...]

PNJ in 30 seconds

PNJ in 30 seconds

The daily newspaper has a new feature on its front page - 2 minute something another - where you get the gist of the paper in two minutes. Here's my attempt at doing it in 30 seconds (please time yourself) Rain 7 inches below normal for year - good for beach goers, bad for farmers. Chet's [...]

Murzin, Evers work to enclose clay pits

Murzin, Evers work to enclose clay pits

In 2002, State Rep. Holly Benson sponsored a bill - that was passed by the legislature - that exempted clay pits in Escambia County from having to be enclosed (See Clay Pit Bill). May, 2006: Eddie Dubose, 41, of Selma, N.C., drowned in a clay pit in northern Escambia County. Reps. Dave Murzin [...]

NPR wants younger listeners

NPR wants younger listeners

Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam reports: Like newspapers and television news, public radio has a graying audience. "We have learned in focus groups with younger listeners that they are interested in many of the topics that NPR covers, but often find the programming boring or staid," a perhaps [...]

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