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Gulf partially closed to shrimping

November 26, 2010

Mobile Press Register reports that NOAA has closed 4,200 miles of Gulf to trawling for royal red shrimp. Why? A shrimper found tar balls in his net Saturday. The royal red shrimp are normally were caught…

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No Peek Promotion

November 24, 2010

I love this promotion that The Oar House is running. Beginning 12/1/10 thru 2/28/11, the restaurant will pass out more than 1,500 No Peek Envelopes with over $10K in prizes. To get an envelope you must…

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Rejected

November 24, 2010

SUPERINTENDENT REFUSES FINAL OFFER FOR BROWNSVILLE SCHOOL The pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church had to give it one more try on Friday, Nov. 12. He knew that the Superintendent of Schools didn’t want him there…

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PBJ: Top 10 Business Stories of 2010

November 24, 2010

I didn’t realize that PNJ is still printing the Pensacola Business Journal, but they have already decided on the top 10 business stories of the year. Do you agree or disagree with the list? 1. BP…

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Studer Group wins Baldrige Award

November 23, 2010

Studer Group is a 2010 winner of the Baldrige Award. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is an annual award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education, and nonprofit organizations in the country.…

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Fish House’s “Grits a Ya Ya” on Capitol Hill

November 23, 2010

BP Press Release: Three of Florida’s finest seafood chefs took their talents to Capitol Hill as a way of showing Congress and the nation that Florida seafood is safe to eat. The three chefs prepared their…

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Vision 2015 update

November 22, 2010

Vision 2015 Pledges To date, 35 companies have invested in the Vision 2015 plan to bring 3,000 jobs to the region.  Pledges to date: $3,248,500…

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TPO adopts road plan thru 2035

November 22, 2010

The Florida – Alabama Transportation Planning Organization, the TPO, has adopted their 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). This plan outlines the transportation projects for the next 25 years in the Florida-Alabama Urbanized area. This covers…

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WYMHM:BP cited as criminally negligent

November 22, 2010

What You May Have Missed: Pro Publica is reporting that a federal probation officer for BP filed a petition last Wednesday asking a Alaskan federal judge to revoke the BP’s probation because of criminally negligent conduct.…

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Evers named vice chair, transportation

November 18, 2010

Showing his commitment to a bipartisan, inclusive Florida Senate, President Mike Haridopolos today appointed ten Democrats to serve as Vice Chairs of the Senate’s 27 committees and subcommittees. Six Democrats will serve as vice chairs on…

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Thomas asks for waiver

November 18, 2010

“It’s a little disheartening that he wants to negotiate after we made a deal,” Escambia County chairman Kevin White said of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas when discussing whether to waive rental fees at the Pensacola Civic Center…

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Scott names Health and Human Services Transition Team

November 17, 2010

Governor-Elect Rick Scott is sending an exciting and experienced team of Health Care professionals on a fact-finding mission to help him identify ways to reduce the size of government, lower health care costs, transform the delivery…