Education

Jeb Bush: Education pioneer?

May 16, 2011

The former Florida governor was recently awarded the Bradley Prize and $250,000: “The reforms that he put in place during his two terms as Florida governor in many ways lead the country in elementary and secondary…

BP Disaster

Conflicting reports on Gulf fish

May 16, 2011

Mobile Press Register reports” Despite the reports of diseased fish that are circulating among some commercial anglers and within scientific circles, Alabama researchers fishing within 15 miles of Dauphin Island Thursday caught more than 300 red…

Education

New Bullystopper Hot Line

May 15, 2011

This past week, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas made a presentation to the Escambia Co. School board on the new online system that the district will launch in August: It will allow anyone to anonymously report incidents of…

News

Interesting note about IMF arrest

May 15, 2011

IMF chief and potential French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a maid at the hotel where he was staying. He was taken off the Air France flight at John F.…

Caring

HUD investigation

May 15, 2011

The Washington Post analyzed major construction and renovation projects currently funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a total of 5,100 development deals worth $3.2 billion. The Post found that nearly 700 projects…

Entertainment

22 Hottest Summer Movies for 2011

May 14, 2011

From Steven Spielberg’s collaboration with J.J. Abrams on Super 8 to a whole slew of sequels from The Hangover Part II to the final installment of Harry Potter, check out The Daily Beast’s guide of what’s…

Pensacola

Mayor holds second town hall meeting

May 13, 2011

Mayor Ashton Hayward takes city hall to the west side where he is holding his second town-hall meeting with citizens living in the neighborhoods surrounding the Fricker Community Center. The Mayor and members of the City…

Pensacola

Mayor wants to lease third floor of City Hall

May 13, 2011

Mayor Hayward has issued the Request for Proposal to lease out the third floor of City Hall –which has long been vacant. According to the RFP, the third floor of City Hall has approximately 9200 square…

Politics State & National News

Scott for President 2012

May 13, 2011

I know it sounds far-fetched but Adam Smith of the St. Pete Times makes a good argument that Florida Gov. Rick Scott could make a strong run for the Republican nomination. The Tea Party will dominate…

Entertainment

Morning Joe is a good guy

May 13, 2011

Huffington Post reports that Joe Scarborough shared one of his bonuses with his co-host. MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski writes in her new book, “Knowing Your Value,” that she realized after the 2008 election that co-host Joe Scarborough…

State & National News

Ron Paul in 2012

May 13, 2011

Rep. Ron Paul, a Texas Republican, says “Time is right” for him to pursue the presidency for a third time. He said in an interview on “Good Morning America” that voters are increasingly embracing his brand…