Education

Thomas barely holds on to Paul FCAT gains

May 28, 2010

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas dismisses the one point drop in FCAT reading scores for third graders in the Friday edition of the BP marketing solution, Pensacola News Journal. Thomas tells the PNJ that the district held on…

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Three Little Pigs, Friday roundup

May 28, 2010

Montreal Gazette: “According to Florida publisher Rick Outzen, writing in the dailybeast.com..” Read more Notes from Grumpy Old Man (not C.C. Elebash): Obama Doctrine – “This is a story about the Three Little Pigs. A lot…

Education

What’s up with Jerralds?

May 28, 2010

Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds apologized at last night’s council meeting to BP for the council’s harsh response Monday to BP spokeswoman Liz Castro last Monday, according to the News Journal. Jerralds is the same councilman…

Entertainment

Devilliers Night – Tonight

May 28, 2010

Press Release: Pensacola, Florida: The Devilliers Cultural Heritage Museum will host Devilliers Night, Friday, May 28, 2010 by featuring the superb Neo-Soul Gospel group ‘KMM’ (Kingdom Minded Minstrels) and Christian Poet, ‘Wizdom’. The Devilliers Cultural Heritage…

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Uncensored photos of BP oil disaster

May 28, 2010

From Michael O’Donovan: I had the privilege to fly today from Gulf Shores out to the BP well site, over the Mississippi delta, and coastal islands with Dr Steven Smith and Dr Enin Sisskin, who I…

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BP: “We have not stopped the flow.”

May 28, 2010

We may have spoken too soon. Operation Top Kill could take 24-48 more hours before we know if it has worked. In the top kill maneuver, a 30,000-horsepower engine aboard a ship injected heavy drill liquids…

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Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

May 27, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP…

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BP Protest Downtown

May 27, 2010

About 30 people showed up for a scheduled protest of BP in Plaza Ferdinand. The group known as Hear Our Voice To Save Our Coast, carried signs and wore shirts that expressed frustration with the oil…

Caring News

Benefit for Bobbie

May 27, 2010

Press Release from Big Easy Tavern: Bobbie Shiver is a vibrant 26 year old Milton native that has been battling a tumor that is located in her Pituitary gland. She was diagnosed two years ago and…

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New plume found 20 miles off Mobile Bay

May 27, 2010

Washington Post is reporting University of South Florida researchers have found a new huge plume underwater that is northeast of the Deepwater Horizon rig. It’s made up of dissolved oil (i.e. disperants, thanks BP and Congressman…

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Bayou Seafood OK For Now

May 27, 2010

Today IN spoke with Cliff Hall, one of the owners of the New Orleans Fish House Inc., which distributes locally to seafood restaurants. Hall says that despite fishing closures in his area and across the western…

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Buzz: More tar balls

May 27, 2010

I got an text message saying the number of tar balls found on Pensacola Beach is 150, not 100. I love how the spin is that they aren’t from BP….if they aren’t, then we’ve got a…