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BP WELL DEEPER THAN PERMIT ALLOWED, LACKED SAFETY VALVE

May 2, 2010

British Petroleum has been deemed by the federal and state governments as the lead and responsible party for stopping and cleaning up the huge environmental disaster caused by explosion and eventual sinking of Deep Horizon well…

Escambia County News Politics

Questions for Touart

May 2, 2010

1. Who else was at the breakfast table when Mark Clabaugh talked about going to the Sindel home? How often do you dine with him? 2. How long have you known Mr. Clabaugh? What was his…

Escambia County Politics

Touart spin machine kicks in

May 2, 2010

Commissioner candidate George Touart has a problem….a huge problem. He is running his campaign on a theme of being the most ethical person to ever be county administrator. He proclaims his innocence of all ethics complaints…

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IN kicked out of DEP/BP meeting

May 1, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist is in Pensacola to see firsthand the preparations for the impending oil slick that is approaching Florida. Before Gov. Crist arrived – which was about noon. Members of the Area Unified Command met…

Escambia County Politics

Dirty Tricks Ops: part of Escambia politics

May 1, 2010

“Bubba-Gate” –Mark Clabaugh’s alleged attempted burglary of Karen Sindel’s home– isn’t the first dirty tricks operation for a political campaign in Escambia County. Clabaugh is a vocal political supporter of former County Administrator George Touart and…

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Touart supporter allegedly tries to break into Sindel home

April 29, 2010

Escambia County Commissioner District 2 candidate Karen Sindel has filed a report with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office claiming that Mark Clabaugh, who has ties with opponent George Touart, tried to break into her Star Lake…

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Oil spill five times bigger than reported

April 29, 2010

Last night, Coast Guard officials officials said the leak was five times as great as was earlier estimated—210,000 gallons a day are leaking into the Gulf. The oil slick is expected to touch the southern tip…

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Commissioner suspended

April 28, 2010

Not Gene…..in Orange County. Shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday, Gov. Charlie Crist had suspended Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez, who has been charged with grand theft, bribery and accepting an illegal campaign contribution. At 4 p.m.…

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Jail contraband ring busted

April 28, 2010

At a 2 p.m. press conference today, Sheriff David Morgan reported that his investigators, head by Zack Ward, busted a ring that dealt in tobacco, food, marijuana and sex. Inmates on custodial duty in the ECSO…