Pensacola

If Marty and Jack didn’t like the stadium…

July 3, 2010

The right to petition a Pensacola City Council decision is not one that should be taken lightly. If the citizens have voiced their concerns in the hearings involving a decisions, participated in the process and the…

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Senate Committee on BP Disaster to meet here

July 2, 2010

Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, announced today that the Senate’s Select Committee on the Economy will meet on July 12 here to examine the impact of the oil spill on the economy. Gaetz has asked…

Pensacola

Donovan/Nobles PAC is formed

July 2, 2010

It’s Park Yes Stadium No. And here is the website: http://www.parkyesstadiumno.com/ City Attorney Rusty Wells, according to PNJ reporter Jamie Page, has determined the former city councilmen Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles have until August 20…

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Latest Health Advisory: July 2

July 2, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2010 PR005 Health Officials Post Oil Impact Notice for all Escambia County Gulf beach waters PENSACOLA — Due to the presence of oil products related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,…

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Beach update: July 2

July 2, 2010

Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Friday, July 2 – 10:45 a.m. – Update #29 * Weather – Temperatures are expected to be near 92 degrees with winds from the east northeast. Chance of rain is…

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News: Whale in the Gulf

July 2, 2010

From Huffington Post: In this video from CNN, hop on board the world’s largest oil skimmer, “A Whale”, to get a firsthand look at the massive ship that is awaiting approval from the Coast Guard to…

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Thank BP for fireworks

July 2, 2010

As we reported yesterday, BP is paying for the Sertoma fireworks on the Fourth of July. I am probably the only one who sees the irony in a British company paying for a fireworks display that…

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Is it time to close EOC?

July 2, 2010

For 10 weeks, the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center has been operating. It is on W Street miles away from the impacted areas. This is an operation that was made for dealing with hurricanes and other…

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News: BP oil penetrating inland waterways

July 2, 2010

Mobile Press Register: Following an afternoon reconnaissance flight, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach employees reported that oil of some sort — be it sheen, tarballs or orange globs — had impacted all 32 miles of Baldwin’s…

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News: Buck Lee comes off bad in national press

July 2, 2010

The Christian Monitor writes about people getting sick from swimming in the gulf ( After Gulf swimmers report illness, questions about opening a beach ). Santa Rosa Island Authority manager Buck Lee is criticized for reopening…

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Florida Nearing Louisiana In Dead Birds

July 1, 2010

The number of dead birds recovered along Florida’s coastline is nearing that of Louisiana. As of Thursday, there were 431 dead birds recovered in our area compared to 470 in Louisiana. In terms of those collected…

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BP Helping Sertoma Out

July 1, 2010

BP has agreed to pay for the tugboat and barge that will be used in the Sertoma 4th of July fireworks display. Angela Boroca, spokesperson for the Pensacola Sertoma, says she went out and asked BP…

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Beach Health Advisory Extended

July 1, 2010

Health advisory issued for beach due to oil spill – All gulf beachside waters in Escambia now under advisory – Effective immediately, in response to a report by the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center of extensive…