Politics

St. Pete Buzz has Rick Scott meltdown (video)

August 11, 2010

From The Buzz:For the first time in awhile, it seemed that Bill McCollum seized the initiative from frontrunner Rick Scott, who’s accusing his opponent of Third World thuggery. Story here. Video here of how Scott says…

BP Disaster

Feinberg Promises More Generous Checks

August 11, 2010

“I’m not Superman,” Kenneth Feinberg, the designated claims czar for the BP oil disaster, told a packed conference center on the University of West Florida campus in Pensacola, Fla. For an hour, he listened to restaurant…

News

Greene posts documents

August 11, 2010

Yesterday after I questioned why Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Jeff Greene hadn’t posted the documents he said cleared his Cuba trip, I received this email: From: Craig Plazure Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:08 AM…

Politics

Scott upset his past is questioned

August 11, 2010

Millionaire Rick Scott is upset that his questionable business past has become an issue in his bid to buy the Republican nomination to be Florida’s next governor. The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that Scott blasted rival…

News

Code of Ethics….for Broward

August 11, 2010

Broward County Commissioners passed a Code of Ethics yesterday. It sets up an inspector general with the power to investigate the public’s allegations of corruption, waste and fraud. It also requires people to register as lobbyists.…

BP Disaster News

NOAA Opens More Gulf Waters

August 10, 2010

Command Center Press Release: Today NOAA reopened 5,144 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational finfish fishing. The reopening was announced after consultation with FDA and under a re-opening protocol agreed to by NOAA,…

BP Disaster

Federal BP cases to be heard in New Orleans

August 10, 2010

Today the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ruled that the oil spill litigation will be consolidated in New Orleans, before the Honorable Judge Carl J. Barbier. The motion was signed by the Chair, John Heyburn II,…

News

Wyche legacy hurts

August 10, 2010

John Wyche has been convicted of racketeering and unlawful financial transactions. Over $750,000 intended to help the poor in Escambia County was diverted to his personal use. This comes on the heals of Darnell Sims being…

BP Disaster

BP critic found dead

August 10, 2010

….not me or Mike Papantonio Matt Simmons, famous for his controversial criticisms of BP and calls for full disclosure regarding the true nature of the oil disaster in the Gulf, is dead. From WLBZ: The Knox…

Politics

Greene still battling Cuba trip backlash

August 10, 2010

Latest Press Release from Jeff Greene, who running against Kendrick Meek for Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate: JEFF GREENE PROVIDES DOCUMENTS THAT PROVE BOAT STOP IN CUBA WAS FOR MECHANICAL REPAIRS West Palm Beach, FL –…

Entertainment

Humor for 3:35 pm on Monday

August 9, 2010

Since for the majority of you works means returning to the cubicle farm for another five days of boredom and finding ways to waste time The Inquisitr has spared no expense in tracking down some great…

Pensacola

Maritime Film tells story of the park

August 9, 2010

With the help of Barnes West, we produced a film on the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park—how it started, who worked on it, why it’s named for Vince Whibbs, Sr., etc. It seems like every…

BP Disaster

BP reneges on May claims

August 9, 2010

Once upon a time, BP told Northwest Florida that they would make it right. Our claims would be paid. In fact, their representatives, including BP VP Darryl Willis, assured us by giving people “on the spot”…

Education

P.J. O’Rourke, UWF Writer-in-Residence

August 9, 2010

Press Release: UWF NAMES P.J. O’ROURKE AS THE FIRST WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE; O’ROURKE TO SPEAK AT UWF SEPT. 8 PENSACOLA – The University of West Florida has named P.J. O’Rourke as the university’s first writer-in-residence. The noted author…

Education

Montclair Elementary needs turnaround

August 9, 2010

The school that is having trouble with the FCAT is Montclair Elementary. It has gone from “A” school three years ago to a “F”. It was the turnaround school of the 2007-2008 school year. School Grades…