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Evers Releases Statement On BP Fix

July 16, 2010

PRESS RELEASE Statement by Representative Greg Evers on Reports that the BP Deepwater Horizon is Capped Baker, Fla. – Representative Greg Evers (R-Baker) today released the following statement regarding news reports that the BP Deepwater Horizon…

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Affiliated Baseball Parks – Single A

July 16, 2010

The naysayers like to make a big deal out of the Pensacola Pelicans aren’t an affiliated team. Of course they can’t be playing in the tiny UWF ball park, that is even substandard for a college…

Politics

Where are the financial reports from the AA Chamber?

July 16, 2010

The Gulf Coast African-American Chamber is upset about the Escambia County Commission rejecting their funding request. It goes before the Pensacola City Council on Monday. The City has asked for financial statements from the Chamber and…

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The Daily Beast: Cautious Optimism In the Gulf

July 16, 2010

The Daily Beast asked that I give their readers some feedback from Pensacola on the new containment cap of the Deepwater Horizon well. Cautious optimism was the general consensus. Read more. Read the article and add…

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Pelicans on 10-game win streak

July 16, 2010

Manager Talmadge Nunnari and the Pensacola Pelicans are at again. They are rolling, finally, and climbing in the standings of the American Association. Their most recent sweep was of the Ft. Worth Cats. Last night, Pensacola…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Plethora of Political Forums

July 16, 2010

Monday, July 19: Republican candidates for Escambia County Commission, District 2, will be held at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Perdido Bay Community Center, 13660 Innerarity Point Road. The candidates are Dave Murzin, Karen Sindell,…

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Sewage Plant In Training Stage

July 15, 2010

ECUA spokesman Jim Roberts confirmed with IN that the new sewage treatment plant in Cantonment is training workers to operate the 29 systems that it will be running. “This is a very time consuming process, but…

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Public dollars to build stage for hotel???

July 15, 2010

Am I the only one who sees the insanity of using public dollars to build “an outdoor stage, with a video screen and all the bells and whistles” at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Beach Hotel? A concert…

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Now Coast Guard wants to fix VoO

July 15, 2010

USCG Commander Joe Boudrow announced yesterday plans to form a working group to improve the Vessel of Opportunity Program (VoO) in Florida, which employs boat owners and their crews to help in the response across the…

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‘Sorry Ain’t Enough’

July 15, 2010

As BP sought to test whether a new capping device could fully control the oil gusher that the company and its partners created in the Gulf of Mexico seabed nearly three months ago, musicians from New…

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Murzin Asking For Public Opinion On Drilling

July 14, 2010

State Rep. Dave Murzin (R-Pensacola) is asking his constituents how they feel about the proposed constitutional offshore drilling ban Governor Charlie Crist has recently endorsed. “Do the citizens of Florida feel there is a need to…

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Hands Across Capitol Against Drilling

July 14, 2010

From Emerald Coastkeepers WHEN:    Tuesday, July 20, 2010 WHERE: The Capitol Courtyard (between the old and new Capitol) Tallahassee, FL TIME:     11:30 am EST Please join Crude Awakening,  Hands Across The Sand, The Florida Wildlife Federation,…

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BP Ties To Terrorist Release?

July 14, 2010

“A group of U.S. senators asked BP to stop all drilling operations in Libya and cooperate with an investigation into its possible involvement with the release of the Lockerbie Bomber, who has outlived his diagnosis of…