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IN Your Head Radio 5.15

 Today I will welcome Senator Don Gaetz to IN Your Head Radio to discuss the education reforms approved  by the Florida Legislature in its 2008 regular session. And I will talk with Luman May who recently pre-filed to challenge GOP incumbent Clay Ford in District 3. May met the petition [...]

Notes: BCC agenda review 5.15

Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review May 15, 2008 – 5:30 p.m. Call to Order at 9:04 a.m. All County Commissioners were present. Items to be added to the agenda: The County Attorney had one add item. Commissioners’ Forum. "I had a number of people come to me about banning [...]

Notes: Special meeting

SPECIAL MEETING BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS County Governmental Complex 221 Palafox Place May 15, 2008, 8:55 a.m. Call to Order at 9:03 a.m. All County Commissioners were present. Recommendation Concerning Roads, Inc., of NWF Versus Escambia County – Alison Rogers, County [...]

Whitehead disregards attorney’s instructions

County Attorney Allison Perdue Rogers sent an email to all Escambia County commissioners on Friday, May 2. It instructed them as follows: As you are aware, we have pending litigation with Roads, Inc. My advice is to avoid meeting with any Roads, Inc. representatives or discussing any County [...]

Video: Jamie Leigh Jones – KBR Rape Victim

GoLeft.TV filmed my interview with Jamie Leigh Jones who was gang-raped by coworkers in Baghdad while employed by former Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brown Root (KBR). Fox News also picked up this story over the weekend.

Edwards backs Obama

Former Sen. John Edwards endorsed Barrack Obama for president yesterday. I spoke with one Democratic national insider who believes Edwards will be Obama's VP, not Hillary Clinton. Clinton will stay in the race for now because she needs funds to pay back her loans to her campaign. However, Obama [...]

Was it murder?

This case has been the buzz on Navarre Beach for over a year. On Feb. 18, 2007, the body of Joshua Whittier, a 21-year-old Navarre resident who had worked with Ford Models, was found face down at the water’s edge of Santa Rosa Sound between Juana’s Pagoda and the Navarre Beach Bridge. The cause [...]

IN Your Head Radio 5.14

Today on IN Your Head Radio, I will talk with Alec Foge. Alec is a former contributing editor to Rolling Stone. His writing also has appeared in The New York Times, People, Mediaweek, Spin, Variety and Vogue. His new book "Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial [...]

Sheriff in trouble over fishing trip

Sarasota Herald Tribune reports: Health care company executive Doyle Moore wanted a $9 million contract with the Sheriff's Office, so he wanted to get to know Sheriff Bill Balkwill. Sheriff Bill Balkwill and Doyle Moore, the CEO of Armor Correctional Health Services, exchanged e-mails in [...]

Oops, Democrat wins Lott seat

In Mississippi - Democrat Travis Childers beat Republican Greg Davis in a special election to replace Republican Roger Wicker, who served in the House since 1994 and was appointed by GOP Gov. Haley Barbour to the U.S. Senate to fill the seat vacated by Trent Lott. The Bush/Rove/Barbour machine [...]

Board closes two schools

No, it isn't Escambia County. Mobile County school board on Monday unanimously voted to close two schools when classes end next week Glendale Elementary in Prichard and Shaw High in northwest Mobile. The Escambia County School Board could never make such a decisive vote and make it effective in [...]

Roads suit to be discussed privately

Roads, Inc. is Escambia County's largest road contractor and has made millions over the past five years on local government business. The company has manipulated the county laws to create a huge hole in the ground in Cantonment. At first it was a catfish pond, then a residential lake whose dirt is [...]

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