New Orleans has a real health care problem with the poor and uninsured. Prior to Katrina, the state had a really screwed up system that pushed all the poor and uninsured to the state-owned charity hospitals. Service was bad, costly and very ineffective. After Katrina, many of the city's doctors [...]
" Leaders of Pensacola's black community are struggling, and the only solutions will be new blood or innocent findings." My suggestion is the MOBy read our March 1, 2007 cover story -Leaders Mission . There are new, up and coming leaders in the African American community. Read Reggie Dogan's [...]
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Arrested of $25 of coke Gulf1 webmaster threatens single mom What is a conservative nowadays State Fire Marshall is coming More on VFD Total visitors this week: 23,794
A 17-year-old girl has been stoned to death in Iraq because she, Du’a Khalil Aswad, loved a teenage boy of the wrong religion. There is actually a horrifying video of the stoning on the Internet. Aswad, a member of a minority Kurdish religious group called Yezidi, was condemned to death by [...]
NY Times has a nice article on a Liverpool, NY high school that's phasing out laptop computers. They've found it doesn't help student achievement. Efforts to block porn sites and other objectionable web sites have been regularly thwarted by the kids. The students at Liverpool High have used their [...]
SatDaily Dose Summary of daily newspapers along Gulf Coast and the state of Florida. WEEKEND TOOB PICKS Saturday night is barren so party heavy and recover in front of the tube on Sunday.
We've added a slideshow of John Mayer's concert in the Pensacola Civic Center on March 3, 2007. Click here: John Mayer Slideshow Rock Out - what's happening music-wise out of town - Rock Out... And Goodbye Gilmore Girls : CW announces the final season of 'Gilmore Girls.' Goodbye 'Girls'
Last night WEAR TV 3 threw some gasoline on the Murzin-Whitehead feud. Escambia Co. Commissioner Mike Whitehead is always good for quote. This time - when asked by the state legislature's debates over property taxes - Whitehead said about Murzin, "I've said it before, he's smoking [...]
From Ed Spears: Hi Rick – I was looking at your blog and saw the item about the CMPA selecting the master developer. Just to clarify, the written submissions will be evaluated and the board can choose to select the top rated firm, if there is a clear selection, as with the Design Criteria, or [...]
Lumon May dropped by the office to tell us that his family's construction company is not part of Clifton C. James group that is bidding to be the master developer for the Community Maritime Park. "We aren't a part of any one group," May told the IN. "We will see who is the master developer and [...]
FriDaily Dose : Summary of today's daily newspapers More Weekend Movie Reviews Friday Toob Friday night is not so hot for television, because you’ll watch anyway, because beer makes uninteresting TV better. So ditch the set already and head to the bar! Oh wait, this is a television [...]