Here are the overnight trends for the conservative blogs according to NetRightNation.com: Issue Trends 1. Medicare: + 265.52 % 2. Social Security: + 165.91 % 3. EPA Restrictions: + 103.85 % 4. Freedom of Information: + 50.00 % 5. AIG: + 33.33 % 6. Cap & Trade: + 16.22 % 7. Health Care: + [...]
Updated 11:42 am, May 15 Commissioner Gene Valentino gave the IN a peek into his black box to see his economic development plan. He will fully present his proposal –yes, it is on a DVD– at the joint meeting of the commission and the Pensacola City Council next Tuesday, May 19. The plan [...]
I know some of the council members are scrambling to learn more about soccer fields inside the City limits. The only ones I can find are next to Roger Scott. There are none on the west side of Pensacola.
Of course, we did the story two years ago - Shauna's Story of Slavery. At the time we got national attention - CBS News and Air America Radio. Last year, NBC and MSNBC picked up the story and interviewed Shauna Newell. The networks even used our cover as the backdrop. Here is the WEAR story.
Correction: We originally incorrectly reported the judges involved in this case. Judge Thomas Johnson handled the first appearance. Also the State Attorney's office did object to the PTR. This week's cover story is on Escambia County's Pre-Trial Release (Fortunate Felons). Judges should not be [...]
A lawsuit against a major tobacco company that is being tried in Escambia County is being closely followed by a team of Canadian lawyers interested in fighting “Big Tobacco” in their own country. This case (Martin v. R.J Reynolds) is the first Engle case to be tried in Escambia County since [...]
It's official-- Florida CEO Alex Sink has announced that she will run for Governor in 2010. She issued the following statement regarding the 2010 Florida governors race: “Floridians from Pensacola over to Jacksonville and all the way down to Key West are facing enormous challenges. Each [...]
Perdido Key residents have been trying to get Commissioner Gene Valentino's emails regarding the bingo casino that is proposed for their area. They received emails but they only are from March 10 and forward. The residents know that Commissioner Valentino had been talking about this project as [...]
State Sen. Don Gaetz reports that funding for K-12 will remain about the same per student for the upcoming school years: Escambia County will earn $6,577.03 per student in 2010, a slight increase over this year’s $6,575.88. But the district will have $6,569,828 less in income next year [...]
Not in Escambia or Santa Rosa counties. It is in Pinellas County where the commissioners voted 4-3 during a budget workshop to cut their salaries by 4 percent next year---a $3,638 cut. According to the St. Pete Times, the county faces an $85 million budget shortfall next year, and hundreds of [...]
Just got off the phone with Charles Wood, the senior vice president for economic development for the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. On April 28, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Wood received a phone call from Councilman Sam Hall. Hall did the call over a speakerphone. We know based on [...]