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Notes: Council 5.08.08

May 9, 2008

May 8 City Council meeting notes: Wow. Thursday night’s City Council meeting included a three-hour and ten-minute-long discussion of a building in North Hill, a seemingly impromptu (not) appointment of a new city attorney, and a…

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Jackpot: Wells hired

May 9, 2008

The council named Rusty Wells city attorney last night @ 10:30. After they discussed a system for ranking the nine candidates, DeSorbo suggested keeping it “simple” by naming Rusty to the post right then. He just…

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Pelicans win

May 9, 2008

Drove to UWF and watched the Pensacola Pelicans win their first game. Wish we had the new ballpark …like Springdale, Ark. and Grand Prairie, Tex. The Publix in Gulf Breeze got built faster. Maybe we should…

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Council movement on CMP

May 9, 2008

I am hearing that Councilmen Mike DeSorbo and Jewel Cannada-Wynn are really pushing for the city staff to come up with a plan for alternative financing for the Community Maritime Park. This is good news. The…

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Radio: Bra Boys

May 8, 2008

Friday on IN Your Head Radio I will talk to Sunny Abberton –Director, Writer, Producer of BRA BOYS – A new documentary film narrated by Russell Crowe about Brotherhood Murder Surfing Family and Respect. Listen at…

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Notes: Charter Review 5.05.08

May 8, 2008

Monday afternoon’s Charter Review Commission meeting included quite a debate between its members and City Manager Tom Bonfield. Much of the legal-like questioning centered around leadership in the city and opportunities for citizen input and initiatives.…

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What is happening in District 3

May 8, 2008

The IN focuses on the poorest neighborhoods of Pensacola and Escambia County. The areas are represented by State Rep. Clay Ford, Commissioner Marie Young, and City Councilmen Ronald Townsend, John Jerralds, and Jewel Cannada-Wynn. Feature article:…

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Notes: School Board 5.07.08

May 8, 2008

Escambia County School Board Members decided to table a decision regarding the district’s budget and proposed personnel cuts before a capacity crowd at the J.E Hall Center during a special meeting last night. The board will…

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Find Larry Walker

May 7, 2008

We are running a contest on IN Your Head Radio. Find the absent ECUA board member Larry Walker who missed the vote on countywide curbside recycling, get his autograph, fax it to NewsRadio 1620 (494-0778) and…

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Radio: Oliver North

May 7, 2008

Lt. Col. Oliver North was my guest on IN Your Head Radio today. Listen to Interview Find out more about American Heroes…

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Please stop, Hillary

May 7, 2008

From former chairman of the Escambia Couny Democratic Executive Committee, Ron Melton: It’s time Senator Clinton stopped her campaign for the presidency and told Democrats she will work hard to elect Senator Obama president. She’s run…

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BAM! Obama will win nomination

May 7, 2008

Total Delegates: Barrack Obama 1815 Hillary Clinton 1672 North Carolina (99%) Obama 887,186 Clinton 654,484 Indiana (95%) Clinton 606,497 Obama 589,888 Read: Obama claims big N.C. victory Read: Clinton declares victory in Indiana…