State & National News

The Donald tanks in latest poll

May 10, 2011

Daily Beast: Trump has fallen to 8 percent in Public Policy Polling’s most recent survey, just a month after he led the Republican presidential field with 26 percent. Additionally, 53 percent of GOP voters now say…

News

2011 Power List nominations

May 10, 2011

The IN will publish its annual Power List on June 2. The list includes in order the most influential people in the greater Pensacola area. Past #1’s are Fred Levin (2007), Collier Merrill (2008), Lewis Bear,…

Caring

2011 LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL SERVICE

May 10, 2011

Press Release: The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and the Fraternal Order of Police will honor those law enforcement officers who died while serving in the line of duty with a Law Enforcement Memorial, Thursday, May 12,…

News

Daily newspaper circulation figures

May 10, 2011

Total Average Paid Circulation for News Journal based on the averages for the six months ended 3/31/2011: Monday-Friday 44,607 Sunday 59,779 According to Wikipedia, the daily newspaper had a daily circulation of 63,351 and a Sunday…

Education

Education budget slashed

May 10, 2011

According to news reports, the Florida Legislature cut the education budget about 8 percent, which averages to $542 per student. Doing the math, Escambia County with its 40,227 students stands to lose $21.8 million, Santa Rosa…

State & National News

Koch brother dictates FSU hiring

May 10, 2011

Charles G. Koch has pledged $1.5 million for positions in Florida State University’s economics department. With the funds comes strings. Koch and his representatives get to screen and sign off on any hires for a new…

Buzz

Buzz: Gingrich will announce Wednesday

May 9, 2011

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will announce his his campaign for the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday via Twitter and Facebook.…

Buzz

Buzz: Former Police Chief calling council

May 9, 2011

Buzz: I’ve heard from two sources that former Pensacola Police Chief John Mathis has been calling Pensacola City Council members regarding the upcoming discussion on the interim city attorney. Mathis is arguing that the City Attorney…

State & National News

State Roundup: May 8

May 9, 2011

The state daily newspapers tackle the legislative session that just ended. State Rep. Clay Ford may win the “Invisible Man” award again. We know about Evers’ gun bills, Ingram’s fertilizer law, Broxson’s fights against Gulf Coast…

State & National News

More autism than we thought

May 9, 2011

CNN: Researchers believe the number of children who have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is much higher than previously believed, according to a new study published Monday in the American Journal of Psychiatry. By looking at…

Caring

Farage named new United Way CEO

May 9, 2011

Andrea Farage joins United Way of Escambia County as President/CEO after serving as the Executive Director for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida since 2001. While working for Ronald McDonald House, her responsibilities included strategic…