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Maren DeWeese has a blog

November 10, 2008

Sam Hall broke ground with his blog back in 2006. Councilman-elect Maren DeWeese has her own – pensacolad3.blogspot.com…

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Larry Johnson Rally

November 10, 2008

The Pensacola City Council runoff is set for Tuesday, Nov. 25. District 4 candidate Larry Johnson will hold a rally at 600 South on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. 600 South is part of New…

Boone report: Election Sparks Area Gun Sales

November 10, 2008

by IN reporter Sean Boone The election of a Democrat to the White House on top of a nation-wide financial crisis has sparked a sharp increase in gun sales for many area gun shops. “We’re seeing…

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50 facts you might not know about Obama

November 10, 2008

The Telegraph came up with this list. Here are a few of my favorites: • He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed • He has read every Harry Potter book • He…

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Need a job?

November 10, 2008

You can apply for a position with the Obama administration online – www.change.gov. This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. From the website:…

Did Stabler get preferential treatment?

November 10, 2008

The Mobile Press Registers reports that legal experts are questioning a judge’s rulings that lead to the former Alabama Quarterback Kenny Stabler’s DUI acquittal. Stabler refused the breath test in June after a Robertsdale police officer…

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Airport Wars

November 10, 2008

News Herald reports on the competition for flyers at the region’s airports: Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Okaloosa County), Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport or Panama City-Bay County International Airport, which is the $315 million airport scheduled…

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Morgan has a plan

November 10, 2008

During his campaign, Sheriff-elect David Morgan outlined his plans for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The daily newspaper has packaged those campaign promises into an article. 1. Hiring more deputies – Go from 228 on patrol…

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Pensacola City Council 2009-2010

November 7, 2008

This council is shaping up to be a strong one – one that will be open to new ideas and change. We could have three to five new voices. Definitely will have a more feminine touch.…

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Official Statement from Jack Nobles

November 7, 2008

STATEMENT BY CITY COUNCILMAN JOHN W. “JACK” NOBLES November 7, 2008 After a great deal of prayerful introspection and with the advice and support of my family, I have withdrawn as a candidate for re-election to…

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Diane Mack: very gracious act

November 7, 2008

Council member-elect Diane Mack was totally surprised by incumbent Jack Nobles dropping out of their runoff race for At Large District 8. She said a friend at WEAR TV 3 had called her and she first…

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Nobles drops out of race

November 7, 2008

Jack Nobles has issued a press release that he is dropping out of the city run-off. That will make Diane Mack the council person for At-Large 8.…

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City districts unequal also

November 7, 2008

The proposed city charter may address this, but District 2 and 7 are too small. PENSACOLA: 38,505 CITY DISTRICT 1: 5,879 CITY DISTRICT 2: 4,983 CITY DISTRICT 3: 6,123 CITY DISTRICT 4: 6,196 CITY DISTRICT 5:…

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Should Escambia County redraw districts?

November 7, 2008

Now that three county commissioners are settled until 2012. Escambia County needs to consider redrawing its commissioner boundaries. Here is how the latest voter rolls look: Escambia County: 197,056 registered voters CO COMM DIST 1: 42,231…