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Talking Points 1/3/07

January 11, 2007

Driving Miss Holly District 3 Polka County Loses Again IN Your Head Radio CLICK HERE TO VIEW…

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IN YOUR FACE TV – ECUA PLANT PART 2

January 11, 2007

Second part of my interview with Jeff DeWeese on the financing plan for the relocation of the Main St. Sewage Treatment Plant. Taped on Jan. 3, 2007. CLICK HERE TO VIEW…

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Gaetz proposes limit on property taxes

January 11, 2007

Senator Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) said today he will support legislation, including a constitutional amendment, to limit property tax increases. Gaetz said the combination of skyrocketing property insurance and dramatic increases in ad valorem taxes has created…

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Weaver leaves ESCO for Scarborough

January 11, 2007

Nan Weaver has left the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to work for George Scarborough’s House campaign. Weaver was the community relations director. Before that, she was the District Director for Congressman Joe Scarborough.…

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Pensacola council committees set

January 11, 2007

Pensacola Mayor John Fogg on Jan. 10, two days after the new City Council was sworn in, named appointments to the Council’s four standing committees for the 2007-2009 Council term. Also named was a new chairman…

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Buzz: Delta cutting back on jets at PNS airport

January 11, 2007

Martini Night Buzz: Heard that Delta is cutting back on the jets at Pensacola Regional Airport. It’s part of their bankruptcy restructuring. Delta is reducing short – less profitable – commuter flights and will focus on…

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Quote of the day

January 11, 2007

From the PNJ: when they asked Commissioner Whitehead about whether County Atty. Janet Lander had committed on his aborted purchase of surplus county property: “It’s not her position to comment,” Whitehead said. “She’s my attorney, not…

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More possible House District 3 candidates

January 11, 2007

Every day we hear more names. Two surprises yesterday: Sara Baumgartner (spelling?) former WEAR TV3 anchor, former aide to Holly Benson, currently with Sacred Heart foundation. Jason Crawford – Iraqi War veteran, former UWF student body…

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Lessons from failed Whitehead purchase

January 10, 2007

Clerk of Courts Ernie Lee Magaha proved the value of having an independent accounting department. Had Touart & Whitehead been successful in creating their own finance/accounting department – the purchase would have happened under the radar.…

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Buzz: Cuts continue at PNJ

January 10, 2007

Delivery drivers were given notice with their last paychecks that their final day will be 2/4/07. Heard  12 writers and sale reps walked out – probably terminated – last Friday.…