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Florida will have more mortgage troubles

September 24, 2008

According to Fitch Ratings, Florida could be headed to an mortgage crisis in 2010 when borrowers with adjustable rate loans see rates adjust. Nearly $100 billion worth of loans are deemed at risk for foreclosure. This…

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U.N. worries about our economy

September 24, 2008

The Miami Herald reports Latin American leaders have urged the U.N. to create stronger international economic institutions to help ward off the worldwide impact of “freewheeling money-making” in our country that has contributed to a crisis…

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Knucklehead report

September 23, 2008

Marty Donovan really amazes me. He creates havoc, proposes nothing and yet expects to get re-elected. He has cost the City of Pensacola $10 million dollars in increased construction cost for the Community Maritime Park by…

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Bush bails out banks

September 22, 2008

The price tag is $700 billion, about $2,000 for every person in this country. The Federal Reserve announced late yesterday that it has granted a request by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, to become bank holding…

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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…