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Emails attacks Obama

January 13, 2008

There are two emails that are circulating around Pensacola that attack Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama. One declares that he is a closet Muslim – which in some people’s eyes makes him an enemy of…

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Florida’s Most Influential Blogs

January 13, 2008

Ricksblog.biz is ranked Florida’s Most Influential Blog by Blognetnews.com – moving up from #12 last week. The Pensacola area now has three blogs in the top 20: Mark O’Brien’s (#17) and Pensacola Beach Blog (#20).…

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Is Rudy coming to Pcola?

January 12, 2008

There is a persistent buzz that GOP presidential candidate Rudy Guiliani will be coming to Pensacola this week. No confirmation yet, but stay tuned. Meanwhile supporters of Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama will host…

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IN Your Head Radio wrap-up

January 12, 2008

Another week of stellar guests on IN Your Head Radio. 1/7/08 Gerald Cilente -Trends Research Institute Talked about the coming Economic 9/11 and the spread of the tax revolt across the country. 1/8/08 Bob Geary –…

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Report: Insurers fleece public

January 12, 2008

I love the St. Pete Times. Here is a report that it did on how the big insurance companies have ripped off their policyholders. The property insurance industry not only racked up near-record profits in 2007…

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Gannett blogger reveals identity

January 12, 2008

He is Jim Hopkins. Yesterday, I left the Gannett Co. Inc. after 20 years’ work as a reporter and editor. I was one of the 43 USA Today employees who took a buyout last month. And…

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Father a crackhead

January 11, 2008

The Mobile Press Register reports the Lam Luong, the man who was confessed to throwing his four young children from the highest point of Dauphin Island bridge early Monday, had recently become a desperate crack addict…

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Jan. Primary could have big turnout

January 11, 2008

According to Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford, 9,395 ballots have been mailed out to county voters who have requested absentee ballots. This projects out tp a turnout between 35-40%. For the 2004 presidential primary,…

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Jim Paul on radio show today

January 11, 2008

Escambia Superintendent of Schools Jim Paul will be interviewed on IN Your Head Radio today between 1-2 p.m. Listen online newsradio1620.com.…

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Passing Gas With Joe Scarborough

January 11, 2008

From the Boston Dig: I caught up with MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and pressed him on the few fireworks that crackled during the debates. The Republican debate could have been titled “Versus Romney,” given the comical…

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No ruling on CMP funding

January 11, 2008

Another Thursday passes without the Florida Supreme Court issuing a ruling on whether or not Community Redevelopment Agencies can issue bonds using the tax dollars for repayment. First we were told the court would make a…

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Wear Orange Protest

January 10, 2008

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on people “opposed to torture and indefinite detention to WEAR ORANGE to symbolize their sadness and disgust with the national shame that is Guantánamo Bay.” Jan. 11, 2008, is…

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Jim Paul arrested

January 10, 2008

As you may have already heard, Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Jim Paul was arrested this morning at 3:30 a.m. in Clearwater, Fl an charged with DUI. We made the arrest the focus of today’s IN…

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Armed Robbery Suspects Caught

January 10, 2008

The U.S. Marshall Service reports that the U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Pensacola. he U.S. Marshals North Florida Violent Fugitive Task Force…