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Hopping back into the closet

February 19, 2007

The Palm Beach Post reported Friday (Click here to read) that Gov. Charlie Crist was recently set up with “a former actress who’ll be prominently featured on the yet-to-air reality TV show Hottest Mom in America,…

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Campbell raises $3,115

February 18, 2007

From her latest report: Amount    Contributor Name $25.00     BELOUS BEATRICE $100.00     BURLESON DOUGLAS $25.00     BUSH DAVID $250.00     ESCAMBIA DEMOCRATIC WOMENS CLUB $50.00     FINK LEO $300.00     FLORIDA PIPE TRADE COUNCIL UNION…

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Ford raises another $5K

February 18, 2007

Latest campaign report:  Amount     Contributor Name $150.00     CLARK WILLIAM H. $500.00     FL POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOC FL CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICERS PAC $500.00     FLORIDA POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOC FLORIDA PBA STATE POLICE CCE $500.00    …

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Quote of the week

February 16, 2007

  From the daily newspapers article on the retirement of Joel Mooneyham: “We did some crazy stuff in the past,” said Sheriff Ron McNesby, chuckling. “Some things we can’t even talk about.” We just can’t make…

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Pickets at IN

February 15, 2007

We had four people picket our office briefly yesterday afternoon and Tuesday over a viewpoint by William Calhoun published in the paper on Feb. 8. The flyers accused the paper and me of being racists. We…

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Van Camp to file

February 14, 2007

Buzz: Heard that Jeff Van Camp is filing for Santa Rosa Co. Sheriff tomorrow. Van Camp developed the Escambia Co. Crimestoppers program into the one of the best in the country. He was removed from that…

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Whitehead wants more from ECUA

February 14, 2007

ECUA’s deal with Escambia County over relocation of Main St. Sewage Plant is falling apart. County Administrator George Touart is worried about impact of possible property tax caps. Whitehead wants more concessions from ECUA. Looks like…

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City press release on shortfall

February 13, 2007

The Communication Services Tax is a tax on services such as any voice, data, audio, video or other information or signals, including cable services transmitted by any medium.  The communication vendor remits to the State of…

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Andrews splits with partner

February 13, 2007

The Birmingham News reports today Dr. Jim Andrews – the Andrews of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze – has split with his partner. “Orthopedic surgeons Jim Andrews and Larry Lemak are parting ways after more…

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Benefit for John Collins

February 13, 2007

John Collins is a 32-year-old father and husband. John is a local small business owner with no health insurance who has been diagnosed with a Stage IV Glioblastoma Multiforme brain tumor. This diagnosis has been devastating…

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Daily starts diversity blog

February 13, 2007

Under fire for the more bigoted opinions posted readers to its web site, the daily newspaper has launched a new diversity blog – “Different Voices” – in hopes of giving more diverse ideas a forum in…

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Escambia County – Landfill Capitol

February 13, 2007

Private landfills have become the bane of the Escambia County. Since 2005, Escambia County and Florida DEP have tried to deal with the Saufley Landfill. Last week Operation Brownsville netted the arrest of the owner of…