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Hawkshaw party huge success

April 20, 2007

We have 24 acts – 11 will be local. We have a few slots still to be filled – offers have been made, but waiting to hear back from agents. Tickets are on sale at Regions/AmSouth…

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SRIA pays for drowning

April 19, 2007

In 2001, the Santa Rosa Island Authority resisted pressure to increase lifeguard protection on Pensacola Beach. Less than a half mile of Pensacola Beach’s 8.5 miles of shoreline was guarded that year and 27 swimmers died…

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Favorite area dish

April 19, 2007

The IN is working on its annual Eat! Guide. We’re looking for your favorite dishes prepared by local restaurants that you would recommend visitors have to try. For example. one of mine is the Large BBQ…

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Timely IN cover story

April 19, 2007

With all the debate over Don Imus, this week’s IN cover story on the documentary “Lillie and Leander” is very poignant. Please take the time to read it:  Lillie & Leander: A Legacy of Violence…

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Va Tech victims

April 18, 2007

The NY Times has an excellent interactive web page on the victims of the VA Tech shootings. The profile that really got me was Liviu Librescu, 75, a senior researcher and lecturer in engineering and a…

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What did Don Imus actually say?

April 18, 2007

From Media Matters for America: IMUS: That’s some rough girls from Rutgers. Man, they got tattoos and — McGUIRK: Some hard-core hos. IMUS: That’s some nappy-headed hos there. I’m gonna tell you that now, man, that’s…

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Manley asks Murzin for help

April 17, 2007

Dear Mr. Murzin: I don’t know if you remember me but my name is Thelma Manley and I am the community Liaison for Front Porch Florida here in Pensacola. I really need your help! I have…

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One U.S. attorney that should have been fired

April 17, 2007

NY Times has an editonal piece on a Wis. state worked that was wrongly convicted in an effort to bring down the state’s Democratic governor. The U.S. attorney who prosecuted the case (Steven Biskupic) wasn’t one…

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How Tampa area does it?

April 17, 2007

Tampa area leaders have ambitious plans to improve transportation in a seven county area – which includes a rail service. How do they plan to do it? First, they want a regional transportaton authority. St. Pete…

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Krispy Kreme opens tomorrow

April 16, 2007

@ 5 a.m. First 12 lobby customers each receive a Krispy Kreme jersey shirt (No. 1–12). First lobby customer wins a year’s supply of doughnuts-one dozen doughnuts a week for a year. The next 12 lobby…

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Caldwell proposal

April 16, 2007

Here is the proposal Miller Caldwell had for CMPA. Note Ray Gindroz was part of his team. Read pdf: Caldwell RFQ…

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Thank you. Great Open Thread

April 16, 2007

I just finished reading all your comments on the blog over the past few days. I’m humbled by the intelligence and wit in the postings. It’s your contributions that make this Internet experiment work so well.…