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Gannett Blog also went after editor

May 31, 2008

Gannettblog – May 20, 2008: The top editor at the Pensacola News Journal, Dick Schneider, writes about his paper’s asking readers for money-saving ideas to help them through rocky economic times in Florida’s poorest urban county.…

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PNJ may produce your ads in India

May 31, 2008

The Gannettblog reports: Pensacola, Fla., and beyond, advertising-production artists are terrified of being the next to lose jobs to Los Angeles-based 2AdPro, which is shipping their work to India as fast as Gannett will allow. There…

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IN Your Head Radio 5.30

May 30, 2008

Never mind the complaints about how the media are not focusing on the issues. Historically, they never have. Writer Steven Stark of the Independent Boston Phoenix, will tell us about some past campaigns that really got…

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TaxWatch report coming June 17

May 30, 2008

Bob Kerrigan told me last night that the much-anticipated Tax Watch on the finances of Escambia County government will be released June 17. TaxWatch will actually make a presentation to the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club in…

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CR ranks hospitals

May 30, 2008

A new system from Consumer Reports rates nearly 3,000 hospitals nationwide on the length of hospital stays and number of doctor visits for older adults facing chronic diseases. Nine area hospitals are rated. When looking at…

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Power Party

May 30, 2008

Last night we held a party for those on the 2008 Most Influential and Powerful list. I presented Fred Levin, last year’s #1, and Collier Merrill, this year’s #1, with trophies made by glass blower extraordinaire…

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IN Your Head Radio 5.29

May 29, 2008

Today on IN Your Head Radio I will  talk with Eric Schmitz who has filed to run for Mayor of Pensacola and I welcome your calls at 850-437-1620. Tune in to IN Your Head Radio today…

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Miller for Lt. Gov.

May 29, 2008

Here’s the new rumor. If John McCain gets elected president, he will appoint Florida Gov. Charlie Crist to the Attorney General spot. Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp will become governor. Then our Congressman Jeff Miller will be…

Notes: Charter Review 5.28

May 29, 2008

The city of Pensacola’s Charter Review Commission meeting on May 28 began with discussion about how to replace a member of the commission with an alternate. “The selection committee, which again we’ve had this discussion, this…

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Sheriff supervisors abuse overtime

May 29, 2008

From the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: The former top jail official at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office knew about a pervasive overtime abuse scheme but considered it a software failure rather than a possible violation of…

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UWF Interim President update

May 29, 2008

The search committee to name the interim UWF president will narrow the choices down to two candidates within the next week. One will be from inside the university. The other will come from outside. Based on…

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IN Your Head Radio backtracks

May 28, 2008

To hear these recent interviews from IN Your Head Radio, click on links below. C.J. Lewis, Mayoral Candidate Mike Wiggins, Mayoral Candidate Attorney General Bll McCollum…

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IN Your Head Radio 5.28

May 28, 2008

  Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum and the Humane Society of the United States will hold a joint press conference today at 2 pm to announce a new program to combat animal fighting in Florida. The…