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Buzz: Gulf Power Nuclear Plant

December 6, 2010

It may be the worst kept secret in Escambia County–Gulf Power wants to build a nuclear plant in north Escambia County to replace the Crist Plant. Gulf Power officials are mum, but county officials aren’t. When…

State & National News

Senate president pleads guilty

December 5, 2010

Florida Senate President Mike Haridoplolos pleaded guilty last week to leaving out details about his consulting company on his financial filings. Haridopolos, failed to disclose income to his consulting business, MJH Consulting. His lawyer Pete Dunbar…

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Buzz: Remembering Mike Green

December 3, 2010

Yesterday ECUA officially dedicated the new Central Reclamation Center, which is a truly impressive complex. During the invocation, ECUA board member Lois Benson briefly mentioned Mike Green watching down from heaven and smiling on this project.…

Politics

MPDP Out of Compliance with EBO

December 3, 2010

Promises Kept or Broken – Part IV The problems with the Maritime Park’s EBO Agreement program and the failure to live up to the Covenant with the Community became obvious last night at the meeting of…

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EBO Minutes: Fishing expedition by Fleming

December 2, 2010

The Equal Business Opportunity Committee of the Community Maritime Park Associates, Inc. was called to order at 12:10 p.m. on October 08, 2010. Present at the meeting were Chairwoman Bentina Terry, Mrs. Grace McCaffery, and Rev.…

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MPDP: Davison’s words don’t matter

December 2, 2010

Promises: kept or broken? — Part 3 Maritime Park Development Partners responded in a letter to the CMPA EBO Committee on Oct. 7 to the findings by CMPA attorney Ed Fleming regarding the EBO complaint by…

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2010 IN Turkey Awards

December 2, 2010

On Thanksgiving Day, the Winners & Losers staff sat around on their couches with bloated bellies and texted in their suggestions for the 2010 IN Turkey Awards—those decisions and acts that were the stupidest of the…

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Buzz: Council Payola

December 2, 2010

The debate among the Pensacola City Council members over creating a new council staff isn’t just about certain members wanting to build a power base. It’s about coming up with a way for certain council members…

State & National News

Nodine legal moves

December 2, 2010

Mobile Press Register reports attorneys for murder defendant Stephen Nodine asked a judge Tuesday to bar testimony from expert witnesses hired by prosecutors in the former Mobile County commissioner’s upcoming trial. Read more.…

News

Drive-by is gang-related

December 1, 2010

Press Release: Members of the Sheriff’s Gang Unit arrested two local gang members yesterday after a reported drive-by shooting. On Tuesday, November 30, at around 3:00 pm deputies responded to a reported shooting in the area…

Politics

Another EBO complaint

December 1, 2010

Tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. the CMPA’s EBO Committee will hear a report from the EBO Compliance Officer Lou Ray on a complaint by GB Green Construction regarding subcontract Heaton Brothers Construction. When Heaton bid on the…

News

Second body identified

December 1, 2010

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has identified the second body found in a wooded area off of Nine Mile Road near the University of West Florida campus – Debra Ann Jones. A Gulf Power security guard…

News Politics

MPDP battles EBO complaint

December 1, 2010

Promises: kept or broken? — Part 2 The man who drafted the Equal Business Opportunity agreement between Community Maritime Park Associates and Maritime Park Development Partners says that Scott Davison has never followed through with the…