What Conservatives are blogging

April 22, 2009

NetRight Nation reports the top topics that conservatives are blogging: 1. Tea Parties 2. Obama $100M budget cut 3. Piracy 4. Oil 5. Europe 6. Financial Crisis 7. Pending Legislation 8. Wall Street 9. “Man Made”…

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Local retired admiral denies email

April 22, 2009

The Virginian-Pilot reports that retired Rear Adm. Lou Sarosdy denies that he wrote a wide-circulated email that criticizes President Barack Obama for not authorizing the military to act more aggressively during the stand-off, which ended with…

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First Clue for Deluna Treasure Hunt

April 20, 2009

DeLuna Treasure Hunt Clue One Click Escambia at Florida Public Archeology Network to tour the earliest shipwreck in our state. Use the fish as the link to study the ship. Your key names the coin providing…

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More on GBHS gun arrest

April 20, 2009

This report is from GB Police: At 9:05 am this morning Gulf Breeze Police School Resource Officer Kerstan Tatro confronted a 61 year old white female in the Gulf Breeze High School parking lot as school…

Politics

Buzz: Parent brings guns on GBHS campus

April 20, 2009

WEAR TV is reporting that a parent was arrested this morning after she showed up on the Gulf Breeze High School campus threatening people with a weapon. Her name has not been released by the Gulf…

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Buzz: Clary may run against Gaetz

April 20, 2009

There is a steady buzz from Okaloosa County that Charlie Clary may run for his old state Senate that is currently held by Don Gaetz. Clary has made a few calls to lobbyist in Tallahassee trying…

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Group protests Opera elephants

April 20, 2009

Elephants at the opera?! Animal rights group protests Pensacola Opera’s use of a circus elephant (Pensacola) The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) has sent a letter to the Pensacola Opera protesting the planned appearance of…

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Jailed pilot wants to tell his story

April 20, 2009

According to Aero-News Network: Jailed pilot Marcus Schrenker, facing a competency hearing in a Pensacola federal court on April 24, is anxious to tell his side of the story of what happened on January 11 when…

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UWF faculty lags behind

April 19, 2009

The University of West Florida pays less to its professors and associate professors than six of the nine universities in the state that offer master programs, according to an American Association of University Professors survey. Only…

Politics

Okaloosa is the new Escambia

April 19, 2009

Escambia County has a reputation for political corruption – W.D. Childers and three other commissioners removed from office. Plus, we have had a school board member and ECUA board members removed from office. Now Okaloosa County…

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Pensions are a problem

April 19, 2009

BTW: The PNJ editorial board thinks “It’s fiscal insanity to play the city pension plan game” We’ve been writing on that, too. It was one of the issues of the past city council elections. One of…

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A year later PNJ writes on pensions

April 19, 2009

In its Sunday edition, the Pensacola News Journal has a story on how pensions are breaking the city budget. On April 24, 2008, we wrote about this issue (Feed the Beast). We even led with the…