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Charter workshop today

September 2, 2009

The City Council will hold another Charter workshop today at 4 p.m. at the Hagler/Mason Conference Room in City Hall. City Attorney Rusty Well has come up with two more changes that he suggests need to…

Escambia County

More Prostitution arrests

September 1, 2009

Last night, patrol Deputies initiated a small (4) hour sting for prostitution in and around Brownsville which netted the above arrests. (3) females for selling it. (2) males for trying to buy it. These prostitution arrests…

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GoPensacola big hit

September 1, 2009

There is an email circulating that states that the new PNJ entertainment website had 1,584,508 page views in August. Congratulations. That is tremendous. This blog, which has no billboards, PNJ ads, giveaways or photos of bikini…

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Homeless

September 1, 2009

For three years, we have pushed the City to clean up the Community Maritime Park site and consider making it available to the public. We were told that the land had environmental issues, but our suspicions…

Escambia County Politics

Obama Care

August 31, 2009

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has published its analysis of the controversial America’s Affordable Health Choices Act and its impact on each Congressional district. The report shows that in our district that up to…

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Arts have $84M impact

August 31, 2009

The Arts Council of Northwest Florida and Americans for the Arts announced the local results from the Americans for the Arts, Arts & Economic Prosperity III, the most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts…

Politics

Cohen: Good? or Bad?

August 30, 2009

I posted this originally as a reply to a comment, but I think it deserves more attention: The City of Pensacola lost Avalex because of its unresponsiveness. Thaddeus Cohen, the City’s Community Development director, could have…

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Pelicans clinch playoffs

August 29, 2009

Pelicans Clinch Playoff Spot With 8-3 Win Over the Captains The Pensacola Pelicans are the 2009 Second Half South Division Champions. With an 8-3 victory in front of 2,292 fans in Pensacola, the Pelicans return to…

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And the crime scene photos

August 27, 2009

The reporters today also viewed 2076 crime scene photos that were not only of the murder scene, but also of the home of Leonard “Lenny” Gonzalez, the vehicles used and the Wiggins’ backyard where the safe…

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What I saw…

August 27, 2009

The videos from the surveillance cameras from the Billings’ residence are haunting. The 16 cameras captured both the inside and outside of the home while the seven intruders drove onto the property and five masked men…

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Valentino fined

August 27, 2009

This morning Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino pleaded no contest this morning to a noncriminal violation of the state’s public records law. Actually it was his attorney, Ed Fleming that entered the written plea through his…

Escambia County Politics

Favorite Rex Blackburn moment

August 27, 2009

Over the years, Lt. Rex Blackburn has done his best to intimidate and harass the IN. My favorite moment was when he delivered a gift to the office during the 2007 Christmas holidays. It was a…

Politics

Pensacola City Council refuses blame

August 26, 2009

The Pensacola City Council and city staff are still upset over the City losing Avalex and Appriver to the City of Gulf Breeze. No, let me clarify. They are upset that they are being blamed. The…