Politics

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.…

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Roads Pond still a problem

May 6, 2008

The County would like us to think the one-time catfish pond, now residential lake in Cantonment that was dug by the largest road contractor for the county (and who is suing the county over having its…

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Notes: City Committees 5.05.08

May 6, 2008

The Pensacola City Council Standing Committees 5 May 2008, 3:15 p.m. Hagler/Mason Conference Room, 2nd Floor of City Hall The meeting was called to order at 3:18 p.m. Finance Committee John Jerralds, Chair John Fogg, Vice-Chair…

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Radio: Child Predators

May 5, 2008

The post about Pedophiles in our local parks sparked much concern. Tomorrow on IN Your Head Radio, we will talk to Chuck McMullen, Chief of Law Enforcement for the Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum’s CyberCrime Unit.…

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Miller resigns

May 5, 2008

United States Attorney Gregory Miller, 54, announced today that after 26 years of public service he has submitted his resignation to President Bush, and will retire from the federal government effective midnight June 30, 2008. Mr.…

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Pedophiles at city parks

May 5, 2008

This email is circulating around the soccer moms in Pensacola. This isn’t an urban myth, but an email from a concerned and frightened mother. “Hey everybody, I think I am doing the right thing by getting…

How to flip real estate

May 5, 2008

The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports on the demise of real estate dealmaker who made millions flipping real estate, but is now under fire from his partners. In the article there is a very good explanation of…

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Roberts bows out

May 5, 2008

One-time Democratic candidate for Congress Joe Roberts has given up his bid to unseat Jeff Miller. Roberts had broken away from his party in February citing differences over with the Escambia County Democratic Women’s Club’s demand…

Markes has child custody hearing today

May 5, 2008

Erin Markes has a child dependency hearing in Milton today. In March, she was jailed for felony child neglect after investigators were called to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, where Jaden (age 4) weighed only 10…

Studer Group helps Janesville schools

May 4, 2008

The Janesville Gazette reports on the Studer Group is working with the Janesville, Wis. public school system. Janesville public schools are good, school officials will tell you. But over the past few months, those officials have…

Radio: Jamie Leigh Jones

May 2, 2008

In December 2007, ABC News reported that a contractor with Halliburton/KBR – Jamie Leigh Jones – had filed a civil lawsuit against her former employer for covering up a gang rape of her by several other…

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Radio: Jamie Leigh Jones

May 2, 2008

Last Wednesday night, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved language in a bill which would require military contractors, like KBR Inc., to report sex crimes committed by or against their employees, and provide employee victims with…

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Notes: BCC meeting 5.01.08

May 2, 2008

Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting – 1 May 2008 Governmental Complex – First Floor Call to order at 5:33 p.m. All Commissioners were present. Commissioners’ Forum “I would like to recognize Marlin Dennis,” Commissioner Kevin…

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Springdale built it

May 2, 2008

Springdale took a very different approach to building its ballpark. The referendum only passed by 13 votes. Yet Mayor Jerre Van Hoose didn’t stop and the ballpark – Arvest Park – opened this April. Springdale didn’t…

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Foes carry softball player

May 2, 2008

This is one of the most emailed stories on the St. Pete Times website. I can see why. With two runners on base and a strike against her, Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon University uncorked her…