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Buzz: Only 30 people at Milton Tea Party

September 25, 2011

The daily newspaper reported that the Pensacola and Milton chapters of the Tea Party united for a rally yesterday in Milton. WEAR TV reported that only about 30 people were at the rally. While the Tea…

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Wall Street Protest

September 25, 2011

The protests on Wall Street may be the most under reported story of this past week. The group Occupy Wall Street streamed live some of its activities. Yesterdays scores were arrested as a Financial District protest…

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Regulations impact on jobs, not as much as some think

September 25, 2011

Bureau of Labor Statistics shows employers attributing a small fraction of job losses to governmental regulations. In the first half of 2011, employers listed regulations as the cause of 0.2 to 0.3 percent of jobs lost…

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Gaetz sets out path to redistricting

September 24, 2011

State Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville), chairman of the Senate Reapportionment Committee, says he wants proposed redistricting maps ready by Nov. 1 and a committee bill ready by early December. His plans include options for public comment,…

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Veolia responds to ECAT workers

September 24, 2011

We received this letter from Veolia, the French company that manages Escambia County Area Transit: Thanks Escambia Community I’d like to thank everyone for their patience during the recent walkout staged by our bus drivers. Wednesday…

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The Week’s Best Reads

September 24, 2011

From our coming economic doom to Jon Stewart’s subtle transformation from comic to political activist, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. See list.…