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ECUA blocking curbside recycling

March 20, 2008

Everything with Emerald Coast Utility Authority is a negotiation. Cleaning up the water that it supplied the to Gulf Breeze in the 1990s; the IP pipeline to clean up Perdido Bay; Relocation of the Main St.…

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Cannada-Wynn gave EW Bullock zero

March 19, 2008

At last week’s Pensacola City Council meeting, Leroy Boyd of Movement for Change and others made a big deal about E.W. Bullock being awarded the marketing contract for Energy Services of Pensacola – even though they…

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pnj.com

March 19, 2008

The new pnj.com website is locking up my Foxfire browser. Understand my computer isn’t the latest model and I do have a number of spam blockers and filters that stop macros. But seriously it’s slowing down…

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Notes: Joint City-County meeting 3.18

March 19, 2008

Joint Meeting of the Escambia County Board of Commissioners and the Pensacola City Council 18 March 2008 Hagler Mason Conference Room, City Hall Note: This meeting was primarily for discussion between the government entities. Few decisions…

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More on Charter Review

March 18, 2008

We also received this email report on the meeting: “Sharon Barnett from the League of Women Voters made a very good point that I think should be shared. She charged the review board to think about…

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Border patrol expert on radio

March 18, 2008

I will have Zack Taylor on IN Your Head Radio today. Mr. Taylor is a charter member of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers. He served as a Border Patrol Officer from 1976-2003. He…

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Notes: Charter Review Mar. 17

March 18, 2008

Much of Monday night’s Charter Review Commission meeting centered around questioning City Manager Tom Bonfield on his duties, ethics, his relationship with the council, and leadership, or the lack thereof, in the city. All commission members…

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Pensacola Beach No. 7

March 17, 2008

From Visit Florida: Four Florida Beaches Named Best in the U.S. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 17, 2008) – Four Florida beaches are being recognized as best in America by a popular online travel community. The Sunshine State…

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More prison, more tax dollars

March 17, 2008

There is a price for tough law-and-order policies. The Daily News reports that “state officials estimate Florida’s prisons will swell to 100,000 inmates by year’s end, with about 20 percent serving sentences for nonviolent drug offenses.…

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Moby fails to see how growth works

March 16, 2008

Mark O’Brien doesn’t understand how growth works. It’s this statement in his Sunday column that has got me thinking: The pooh-bahs of Pensacola can promote downtown all they want, but Nine Mile Road and 12th Avenue…

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PNJ posters to answer for attacks

March 16, 2008

The most foul posters to the PNJ website may have themselves with more legal troubles than they ever counted on. This time it won’t be the News Journal that is outing them. One of targets of…

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City Council attendance

March 15, 2008

The Pensacola City Council held 21 regular meetings in 2007. Mike DeSorbo missed 4. Marty Donovan and John Fogg missed 3 each. Ronald Townsend, Jewel Cannada-Wynn and PC Wu missed 2 each. Sam Hall and Jack…

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Bergosh still leaves early

March 15, 2008

School Board member Jeff Bergosh left yesterday’s regular school board workshop early and did not return to complete the meeting. Obviously there is a problem since this has been happening nearly every month since the school…

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Arnold drops out of race

March 14, 2008

Ronnie Arnold has dropped out the race for Escambia County Superintendent of Schools. Email from: Ronnie Arnold After much careful deliberation in recent days, I am regretfully announcing today my withdrawal from the Republican primary for…