Broward County government launched a free discount drug card program Tuesday that is estimated to cut the cost of prescriptions an average of 20 percent for residents with or without medical insurance. No tax dollars are involved. Broward is one of more than 700 communities participating in the [...]
Boston Globe DC bureau chief Peter Cannellos sees potential doom and gloom with Florida's early primary move: "...That's why Florida's move is potentially damaging. With its now-routine ballot controversies, single-issue voting blocs, and big-money media markets saturated with campaign ads, [...]
The advisory committee that is examining the Escambia County fire safety system is finishing its report. County commissioners will get it in the next two-three weeks. Three commissioners are up for election in 2008 - Mike Whitehead, Marie Young and Kevin White so the volunteers may try to exert [...]
Hawkshaw Videos Check the YouTube videos of the Hawkshaw Music Fest performers on INweekly.net. Hawkshaw Videos - Part 2 More Hawkshaw performers: Mayday Parade, Dash Rip Rock, Chris McCarty Band, Entropy, Gary Hempsey.
TuesDaily Dose Time for a coffee break—go look out a window for five minutes, or just click around the area to see what’s going on from your desk. Hey, kind of like teleporting. New Music Tuesday New releases in the wonderful, wide world of music.
Check out: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Miranda Lambert brings a little noir to country's new mainstream.... From Los Angeles CityBeat/ValleyBeat. Artic Monkeys Drummer Matt Helders made sure he brought a vital document on the band's North American tour: his fake ID.... From The [...]
Darden Restaurants saw its stock jump 7% yesterday after its Saturday announcement of the closing of 54 Smokey Bones Restaurants, including the one in Pensacola. Read this Sun-Sentinel follow-up article: Darden shares up as investors applaud Smokey Bones decision
The daily has an article on the city-owned Energy Services of Pensacola (ESP) raising its rates 6.1% (about $3/mo for residential; $30/mo for commercial) - ESP seeks rate hike. A big deal is made out of ESP hasn't raised its rates since 2000, which struck me as odd. How could any utility keep [...]
But what the hip staff at the IN wants to know is when we can expect a reality show of Paris Hilton’s looming jail time... Read: Monday Toob
Crack your eyes open from whatever weekend stupor you’re crawling out of. Monday, unfortunately, means time to get back to work, but first check out what’s happening outside your own little world. Read MonDaily Dose
Since 2000, the IN has held an annual Best of the Coast issue - where readers vote for the best restaurants, services, etc along the coast. Our certificates and trophies are placed in businesses all over Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. The News Journal has announced (after not doing it for [...]