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DEP Update On Spill

July 29, 2010

Current Situation The State Emergency Operations Center is activated at Level 1 or full activation. The State continues to focus on mitigating impacts to Florida’s shoreline. Currently Deepwater Horizon is not discharging any oil into the…

Politics

Biking Mike visits IN

July 28, 2010

Michael E. Arth, NPA candidate for Florida governor, stopped by the offices of the Independent News after biking the state from Key West to Pensacola. Arth made his mark in Deland, Florida where he and his…

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Hayward’s 20

July 28, 2010

Pensacola Mayoral Candidate Ashton Hayward released a “20 Actions For 2011” list this week. The list is broken into four categories: Creating jobs, restoring trust, taking action and improving neighborhoods. —Creating Jobs 1) Give local businesses…

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Little girl screaming about tar balls

July 28, 2010

Child is screaming for mom to get the oil off her. Thousands of very fresh tar balls rolling in on Destin Beach. Kid with oil stuck on her! Destin Beach, Fl. June 23rd, 2010 —See video…

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BP squad ramps up criminal investigation

July 28, 2010

From the Daily Beast: Perhaps they’re hoping to sell film rights once the investigation is complete? A team of federal investigators known as the “BP squad” is preparing a wide-ranging criminal probe of BP, Halliburton, and…

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WikiLeaks takes aim at BP

July 28, 2010

The website that created a stir on Monday when it published thousands of secret documents on the Afghan War is now about to go after BP, according to Forbes. Read more.…

Politics

Greg Brown responds to sign controversy

July 27, 2010

From Greg Brown campaign: Milton—A video being distributed of Republican Greg Brown allegedly stealing opponent’s campaign signs has been proven false. “Greg Brown called me several months ago for permission to place his sign on my…

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Crew member describes BP work

July 27, 2010

I found an article about BP and Pensacola on the The Triton website, which is devoted to nautical crews. Karen Anderson is working for Ft. Lauderdale-based Resolve Marine Group and is serving as crew aboard the…

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Who is watching you?

July 27, 2010

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Gatlin Set To Race

July 27, 2010

Former Woodham High School track standout and Olympic Gold medalist Justin Gatlin is expected to make a comeback to track and field racing next month in Estonia after a four-year ban from the sport for doping.…

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Bridges To Circles Update

July 27, 2010

Haley Richards, the community organizer for The Bridges To Circles with the Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, gives IN an update on the program. “We currently have 34 active Circle Leaders working on their plan for…

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The Daily Beast: Good Riddance, Tony

July 27, 2010

The Daily Beast asked for the Gulf Coast’s take on Hayward’s departure. Read and let their readers know what you think: http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-07-26/robert-dudley-vs-tony-hayward-will-anything-change/?cid=hp%3Amainpromo4…

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Is BP bringing boom back?

July 27, 2010

Sitting over beers at Hopjacks last Friday, I opined that much of our region may never see again the boom that BP was picking up as another tropical storm entered our gulf. My suspicion was that…

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Worker’s Union Protests BP

July 26, 2010

Press Release: Workers Solidarity Alliance Pensacola is staging a demonstration at the BP Community Outreach Center on the 100th day of the disaster of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. We will convene at the Martin Luther King…

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A ‘Sign’ Of The Political Times

July 26, 2010

The removal of political campaign signs is causing a war of words between two local politicians. On Saturday, July 24, State House Dist. 1 Republican candidate Greg Brown Jr. and his wife were video taped removing…