Buzz

Buzz: NorthEscambia shows Patel-Rocker connection

May 9, 2011

William Reynolds has covered the proposed electric car plant that was supposedly headed to Century? Patel was behind that and cut Rocker in financially on the deal (if it had happened) and “hired” Rocker as some…

BP Disaster

BP asks judge to dismiss investors’ claims

May 9, 2011

Bloomberg: BP asked a judge to throw out investor claims that management downplayed safety risks before and after its Macondo oil well blew out in the Gulf of Mexico last year, causing billions of dollars in…

Caring

Help Favor House

May 9, 2011

Press Release: FavorHouse of Northwest Florida will host its annual White Rose Luncheon Thursday, May 12th, at 11:00 AM at Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Community Center, 913 S. I Street in Pensacola. Former Circuit Judge Kim Skievaski…

News

Osama Bin Laden roundup

May 8, 2011

New York Times: While Osama bin Laden’s world had shrunk, he was still revered at home — by his wives, children and by the tight circle of loyalists in his compound. His Secret Life Videos From…

News

Navy SEALs began at Ft. Pierce

May 8, 2011

“If you have the respect and admiration of your teammates, that’s what matters. None of them are there for glory. They operate in the dark — literally and figuratively — under the radar of awareness. They…

Business

Top 30 Websites

May 7, 2011

Which sites had the most unique visitors in March? Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo and Wikipedia. March 2011 Source: comScore Media Metrix Measures: Total Unique Visitors (000) Audience: All Persons Ages 15+ at Worldwide Home/Work Locations Total…

Education

Kudos to PATS kids

May 7, 2011

Email from a reader: Kudo’s to the PATS students who recently competed in Odyssey of the Mind in Orlando and received awards for their efforts! However this was not the first time the PATS Center sent…

Buzz

Buzz: Rocker got Patel UWF spot

May 7, 2011

The power broker for appointments from Gov. Rick Scott isn’t Jim Reeves, Lewis Bear, Collier Merrill, Garrett Walton or even Clay Ford. It’s Art Rocker, head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and former charter school…

Entertainment

100 Pieces of Advice from Movies

May 7, 2011

From ShortList.com: Instructing us on how to see ourselves and the world around us, screenwriters have been acting as unappreciated and extremely helpful friends for years now and we think it’s only fair to give them…

State & National News

State Legislature has political meltdown

May 7, 2011

Miami Herald reports that the Florida Legislature had a meltdown with the House and Senate rank-and-file revolting from their leadership and voting down conference bills. The power went to their heads so both chambers voted to…