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IN website have a strong December

January 1, 2009

Our page views and visitors jumped 61 percent in December 2008 for both this blog and inweekly.net. Our page views totaled 591,372. Just when I think it will taper off, we jump to a new level.…

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Is Baptist/West Florida deal off?

January 1, 2009

Nearly a month ago, I reported on this blog that Baptist Healthcare’s purchase of West Florida Hospital had fallen through…a victim of the tight bond market (Buzz: Baptist/West Florida deal off). At that time, both parties…

Politics

Morgan – 2008 Person of Year

January 1, 2009

Sheriff-elect David Morgan won the IN poll for 2008 Person of the Year. Bob Kerrigan and Lumpy DeWeese placed second and third respectively. Total votes cast: 15,573…

Politics

Three 2008 developments never happened

January 1, 2009

Jan. 1, 2008, Carlton Proctor wrote in the daily newspaper about six commercial and residential projects under way in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties should “pump hundreds of millions of dollars into the local economy and…

Politics

Year in Review 2007

December 31, 2008

In 2007 we covered volunteer firefighters, human trafficking, Pensacola’s lynchings and government salaries among other issues. 1. “Burning Down the House,” April 5 2. “Shauna’s Story of Slavery,” June 7 3. “Lillie & Leander: A Legacy…

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He’s BAAAAAAAAACK

December 31, 2008

Save Our City founder Charles Fairchild is back and is appears to be once again out to derail the Community Maritime Park. His new group is called Citizens for Constitutional Integrity, Inc. They are sponsoring a…

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Year in Review 2006

December 31, 2008

In 2006, these were our top stories: 1. Left Behind series. Part 1: Healthcare, Aug. 3; Part 2: Housing, Aug. 10; Part 3: Education, Aug. 17 2. Healthcare Behind Bars, Jan. 19 3. Jesus Camp, Sept.…

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City cuts back on fire

December 31, 2008

In the Winners & Losers of the current issue, we have a quiz that states the City of Pensacola hasn’t had any employee layoffs. Our sources inside the Pensacola Fire Department say that’s not entirely true.…

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Hawkshaw East dies

December 31, 2008

The Pensacola City Council has been notified that the developers of Hawkshaw East will not close on their purchase of the city property located adjacent Gulf Power’s headquarters on Bayfront Parkway. The project, which at one…

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Buzz: New copiers at ECSO

December 30, 2008

The word I’m getting is that outgoing Escambia County Sheriff Ron McNesby has decided the jail and his entire office needs new copiers – $350,000 worth. The goal appears to be empty out any special funds…