Politics

Buzz: Wayne Dalton to close

November 11, 2008

Wayne Dalton is handing out between 250 and 300 pink slips to it’s employees at Ellison. They are shutting the Pensacola operation down and moving to Ohio. Actual closing will be in January, according to our…

Radio show missed

November 11, 2008

Kenneth Quinnell of Florida Progressive Coalition lists IN Your Head Radio as one the things he will miss after the Nov. 4 election. We interviewed Kenneth from inside the Big Tent – which was the area…

UWF picks up baseball signee

November 11, 2008

Tampa Tribune published that Durant High School senior baseball player Ty Sullivan has verbally committed to the University of West Florida. Sullivan, a left-handed pitcher, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA as a junior. He struck…

County downsizing

November 11, 2008

Not in Escambia County, but Charlotte County, where 13 jobs were cut in the Building Inspections and Construction Services Department. The county also closed two satellite offices where building and construction services, such as permits, were…

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How Obama won Florida

November 11, 2008

Miami Herald’s Sunday edition had this cover story on how Obama won Florida. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the campaign. The reporters interview Steve Schale, 34, Obama’s state director and had access to the Florida state…

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Status of CMP Contract

November 10, 2008

Eleven weeks ago, the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees approved Land Capital Group as the master developer for the park. The goal was to have a contract signed by Sept. 30. We had IN…

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Maren DeWeese has a blog

November 10, 2008

Sam Hall broke ground with his blog back in 2006. Councilman-elect Maren DeWeese has her own – pensacolad3.blogspot.com…

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Larry Johnson Rally

November 10, 2008

The Pensacola City Council runoff is set for Tuesday, Nov. 25. District 4 candidate Larry Johnson will hold a rally at 600 South on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. 600 South is part of New…

Boone report: Election Sparks Area Gun Sales

November 10, 2008

by IN reporter Sean Boone The election of a Democrat to the White House on top of a nation-wide financial crisis has sparked a sharp increase in gun sales for many area gun shops. “We’re seeing…

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50 facts you might not know about Obama

November 10, 2008

The Telegraph came up with this list. Here are a few of my favorites: • He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed • He has read every Harry Potter book • He…

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Need a job?

November 10, 2008

You can apply for a position with the Obama administration online – www.change.gov. This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. From the website:…

Did Stabler get preferential treatment?

November 10, 2008

The Mobile Press Registers reports that legal experts are questioning a judge’s rulings that lead to the former Alabama Quarterback Kenny Stabler’s DUI acquittal. Stabler refused the breath test in June after a Robertsdale police officer…

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Airport Wars

November 10, 2008

News Herald reports on the competition for flyers at the region’s airports: Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Okaloosa County), Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport or Panama City-Bay County International Airport, which is the $315 million airport scheduled…

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Morgan has a plan

November 10, 2008

During his campaign, Sheriff-elect David Morgan outlined his plans for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The daily newspaper has packaged those campaign promises into an article. 1. Hiring more deputies – Go from 228 on patrol…

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Pensacola City Council 2009-2010

November 7, 2008

This council is shaping up to be a strong one – one that will be open to new ideas and change. We could have three to five new voices. Definitely will have a more feminine touch.…