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Pensacola City Hall had no storm surge

Park opponents love to claim that building anything on Pensacola Bay is foolish and that any hurricane will wash it away. They cite the damage to Pensacola City Hall as proof of their assertion. Here are the facts: The Pensacola City Hall was not flooded by Pensacola Bay during Hurricane Ivan [...]

Who is Will Waspo?

On pnj.com - Studer-hater posted this diatribe about the park and Studer: Nobody attends the games now at the Pelicant's home at swampy UWF. This is the biggest scam ever attempted to rob our pockets and just goes to show what a crook Studer is, he obviously became mega-rich by thievery and [...]

Nobles-Russenberger feud continues

Jack Nobles and Ray Russenberger ran against each other 2004 for the at-large seat on the Pensacola City Council. Nobles, the incumbent, won re-election. Russenberger owns Bahia Marine Marina and The Oar House at the mouth of Bayou Chico. Nobles owns the Marina across the waterway from [...]

Park plan draws fire on pnj.com

Here are some of the inane comments on the pnj.com on the Community Maritime Park plans From someone identified as gfri: I might consider voting for this project if the retail shops, museum, and other aspects of the project were given priority on the building schedule. In other words, put [...]

Get away from FCAT overload

The Miami Herald reports that the Broward County School Board is fed up with FCAT overload and wants to scale back the relentless, one-size-fits-all FCAT preparation in their school system. They have actually formed a committee to develop a pilot progran that will teach the state curriculum without [...]

Attacking Studer

A favorite pastime for posters on pnj.com - and even on this blog at times - is to blame Quint Studer for everything. We saw it all through the Community Maritime Park debate and it has lingered ever since. Who is Quint Studer? A nationally recognized healthcare expert who has made a difference [...]

Coulter not taken seriously

Columnist Mark Bowden writes: Coulter herself is not taken seriously by serious people, so her attacks are a little bit like being pelted by cotton balls. She represents a form of journalism free of real reporting or even modest research, which is very popular today. "Facts" are not things to be [...]

Health care remains an issue

The UAW agreement with General Motors has key provision regarding health care. It sets up a health care trust that would get G.M.’s massive liability off its books. According to the NY Times: G.M.’s key demand was the trust, called a voluntary employee benefit association, or VEBA. The VEBA, [...]

Perdido Key Annual Whine Fest

For the past 20 years, every August or September - right before the county budget is finalized - the residents and business owners of Perdido Key protest how they are treated like the red-headed stepchild of Escambia County. It starts again today with Mark O'Brien's column in the PNJ. Perdido [...]

IN Your Head Radio

IN Your Head Radio

On today's show, I will interview Bobby Marcus on Springfest and Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. NewsRadio 1620 AM 1 p.m to 2 p.m.

Morning Joe official

MSNBC has made it official. The wake-up broadcast "Morning Joe" - starring local boy Joe Scarborough - will stay on the air from 5-8 a.m. His night show, "Scarborough Country" will be replaced by "Live with Dan Abrams." Joe and MSNBC will move to NBC's New York headquarters at 30 Rockefeller [...]

Human trafficking reported again

On June 7, the IN reported on human trafficking in Northwest Florida (Shauna's Story of Slavery ). At the time the Escambia County Sheriff's Office denied there was a problem in the Panhandle and put pressure on several of sources to stop talking to us. Air America Radio picked up the story [...]

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