Politics

Notes: Charter Review 5.05.08

May 8, 2008

Monday afternoon’s Charter Review Commission meeting included quite a debate between its members and City Manager Tom Bonfield. Much of the legal-like questioning centered around leadership in the city and opportunities for citizen input and initiatives.…

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What is happening in District 3

May 8, 2008

The IN focuses on the poorest neighborhoods of Pensacola and Escambia County. The areas are represented by State Rep. Clay Ford, Commissioner Marie Young, and City Councilmen Ronald Townsend, John Jerralds, and Jewel Cannada-Wynn. Feature article:…

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Notes: School Board 5.07.08

May 8, 2008

Escambia County School Board Members decided to table a decision regarding the district’s budget and proposed personnel cuts before a capacity crowd at the J.E Hall Center during a special meeting last night. The board will…

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Find Larry Walker

May 7, 2008

We are running a contest on IN Your Head Radio. Find the absent ECUA board member Larry Walker who missed the vote on countywide curbside recycling, get his autograph, fax it to NewsRadio 1620 (494-0778) and…

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Radio: Oliver North

May 7, 2008

Lt. Col. Oliver North was my guest on IN Your Head Radio today. Listen to Interview Find out more about American Heroes…

Speak out on County budget

May 7, 2008

Escambia County Commissioners will hold a series of budget meetings in each district during the month of May to allow residents a chance to review and voice opinions on budget cuts. Meeting dates, time and locations…

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Please stop, Hillary

May 7, 2008

From former chairman of the Escambia Couny Democratic Executive Committee, Ron Melton: It’s time Senator Clinton stopped her campaign for the presidency and told Democrats she will work hard to elect Senator Obama president. She’s run…

Sarasota jumpstarts economy

May 7, 2008

Sarasota County wants to use their local option sales tax dollars to create 900 jobs by moving ahead on its public works projects. To make it happen they needed the voters to give the bonding authority.…

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BAM! Obama will win nomination

May 7, 2008

Total Delegates: Barrack Obama 1815 Hillary Clinton 1672 North Carolina (99%) Obama 887,186 Clinton 654,484 Indiana (95%) Clinton 606,497 Obama 589,888 Read: Obama claims big N.C. victory Read: Clinton declares victory in Indiana…

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Dems resurrection

May 7, 2008

The local Democrats are getting uppity. They actually think that they can win a local race in Okaloosa County. Ahhhhh, the optimism of youth. Read Daily News: Confident Dems: ‘We will win’…

Split Florida

May 7, 2008

WEAR TV 3 reports Margate Mayor Pam Donovan and North Lauderdale Mayor Jack Brady want to make North and South Florida into two separate states. They say the southern part of the state is carrying the…

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Radio: Chuck McMullen

May 6, 2008

Chuck McMullen, Chief of Law Enforcement for the Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum’s CyberCrime Unit on IN Your Head Radio Tuesday. Listen to interview…

Radio : Oliver North

May 6, 2008

Oliver North will be in Pensacola to promote his new book, “American Heroes” and I will talk to him Wednesday at 1:15 on IN Your Head Radio. North is a Vietnam veteran awarded the Silver Star,…

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BTW: Wells retired

May 6, 2008

Rusty Wells who is currently an assistant City Attorney and part-time attorney ($60K) for the Escambia County Sheriff’s office retired in August 2004 and is in the DROP program. He is considered the favorite of the…

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Pond photos

May 6, 2008

These are photos submitted by Ms. Rogers: You can barely see them, but those are people near the water. That is a campfire next to the water.…