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Thursday November 27th 2014

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Smokey Bones may come back

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Darden Restaurants has sold its Smokey Bones restaurant chain. Orlando-based Darden Restaurants officially ended its eight-year quest to build a national barbecue chain when it agreed Tuesday to sell its struggling Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill unit to an [...]

Class act: Sharon Barnett

One of the people that wasn't chosen for the Pensacola Charter Review committee was attorney and former League of Women Voters chairman Sharon Barnett. On my earlier post about the committee finalist, Barnett posted: Congratulations to the proposed Charter Review Commission members. If they [...]

MOBY on mentally ill in jail

MOBY on mentally ill in jail

PNJ columnist Mark O'Brien has a good article today on mentally ill prisoners (Florida used to deport mentally ill people, but now we ignore them ) . He writes, "Today, the county jail often is the largest psychiatric facility in a community." Moby fails to mention how many mentally ill people [...]

Cancun’s owner missing

The question on the mind of many Gulf Breeze citizens is whatever happened to July the former owner of Cancun's Mexican Restaurant. Police officials say that he has been missing for over a year and they got very little information from the current owner, Rogelio Chavez, when they asked him about it [...]

IN Your Head Radio – 12/5 edition

IN Your Head Radio – 12/5 edition

My guest today is Michael Caputo of Floridians for Smart Growth. He and his organization oppose the "Hometown Democracy" amendment which would require votes for changes to Comp Plan Amendments. Caputo will be on the show at 1:35 p.m. Listen online @ newsradio1620.com

Gaetz committee proposes charter school changes

Florida's 358 charter schools need greater academic scrutiny and tighter fiscal supervision, according to recommendations being released today by the state Senate. Read Orlando Sentinel article: Florida Senate proposes reforms for state's charter schools

Court bans religious rehab for prisoners

A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, in St. Louis ruled yesterday that a state-financed evangelical Christian program to help prisoners re-enter civilian life fostered religious indoctrination and violated the constitutional separation of church and [...]

McCain-Huckabee ticket?

Columnist David Broder is convinced a GOP ticket of John McCain-Mike Huckabee is one that could win the 2008 presidential election. If the Republican Party really wanted to hold on to the White House in 2009, it's pretty clear what it would do. It would grit its teeth, swallow its doubts and [...]

Pensacola Charter Review Committee set

Proposed members: Floyd Armstrong Mark Crutcher Larry Hicks Bob Holmes Sam Horton Megan Benson Pratt Natalie Prim Ed Ranelli Dee Dee Ritchie Crystal Spencer Alternates Rita Jones JD Smith

Commissioner elves

You need to check out this. Feel free to email to friends - just give us credit. ELF YOURSELF And just in case you are wondering where Commissioner Whitehead is - check Whitehead Dance

Ethics for county employees

The PNJ picks up the ethics policy story that IN reported on Thursday (New Ethics Rules ). This policy will have an impact on county government. Read PNJ article. Miami-Dade county mayor is having the press questions his gifts. Read Mayor: Gifts not a conflict

PNJ poopoos parking garage

The editorial brain trust at the Pensacola News Journal has come out against the proposed parking garage on Pensacola Beach. The lack of beach parking is what holds many of us back from enjoying Pensacola Beach on its busiest days. It is nearly impossible for a local to find parking to eat a [...]

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