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All for One says Evers is supporting the bill

January 22, 2009

I interviewed Jason Crawford, co-chair of Escambia All-For-One: “Scott Remington and I, on behalf of Escambia All-for-One, have been working closely and extensively with Rep. Evers who chairs our local legislative delegation. Since Jan 7, Rep.…

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Buzz: New bar coming to downtown

January 22, 2009

We’re hearing that the Hopjacks crew is opening another bar on Palafox. We’ve got call into Corey, Joe and Melissa to find out where and when. They are opening a new bar in Mobile at the…

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Bingo Parlors may come to Pensacola

January 22, 2009

Innerlight Surf Shop owner J.B. Schluter wants to put in a Bingo Parlor on his property on Ninth Avenue. A public hearing by the city council will be held tonight to determine whether the land can…

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Buzz: Peaden/Evers will derail consolidation

January 22, 2009

Latest political gossip: The fix is in to stop the efforts to have the state legislature pass bill for the formation of a consolidation commission. Two of our Okaloosa lawmakers have figured out how to derail…

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Death at Escambia County Jail

January 21, 2009

Sheila Jackson, 50, was found dead Wednesday at 2 a.m. during an hourly check of inmates housed in the infirmary. Jackson had been in jail since Jan. 7 on a narcotics charge. We will post more…

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Purple ticket curse

January 21, 2009

The trials and tribulations of IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen at the inauguration: Down But Not Out An Event Failure Couldn’t Stop Patriotic Pride I’ll start by saying Joani and I didn’t get into…

Sorry, Obama’s birth certificate is real

January 21, 2009

Despite persistent Internet rumors to the contrary, the St. Petersburg Times stands firm on its conclusion that Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States. Their investigation went further than simply accepting a copy of…

White House gets new website

January 21, 2009

The Obama techie team has been hard at work redesigning the White House website. Check it out – here…

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BTW: Studers pay city taxes, too

January 20, 2009

The Studers own several properties in the City – both downtown and in Belmont area. Their total property tax bill for these properties is $14,276.83.…

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Oops, Lewis, we pay more property taxes than you

January 20, 2009

CJ Lewis ends his latest diatribe with: “Lastly, thank you for your interest in the City of Pensacola. As a non-resident, non-voter, and non-taxpayer we appreciate your input and will give it the weight it deserves.”…

Firefighters protest Whitfield hiring

January 20, 2009

This letter is from the Escambia County Professional Firefighters Union to the Escambia County Commission: This letter is in opposition to the recent appointment process of Chief Robbie Whitfield to the position of Deputy Chief. Robbie…

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Oops, Saenger opening delayed

January 20, 2009

Four days after a spokesperson for the Saenger Theatre told the IN that the completion of its new performance hall is still scheduled for February, City Manager (former interim) Al Coby admits to the daily newspaper…

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Cold and crowded in D.C.

January 20, 2009

IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen are in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. Here is Sean’s report on Monday: Its 8:42 and man am I beat. After commuting all over town on the Metro subway,…

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CJ Lewis joins the CC Elebash bandwagon

January 20, 2009

Former Pensacola mayoral candidate C.J. Lewis has his own mythology on the multi-use stadium at the Community Maritime Park. In his comments under my analysis of the Elebash viewpoint, Lewis writes: “For those unfamiliar with “organized…