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Radio: Pensions

The city’s generous pensions are making lots of its employees rich at taxpayers’ expense. Today on IN Your Head Radio, I will be talking to Robert Weissert, Director of Communications & External Relations for Florida TaxWatch, Inc. Listen at 1:00 PM CST Listen at Newsradio 1620.com  

Notes: City Council 4.24.08

April 24 City Council meeting notes: Deputy Mayor John Jerralds wants his $2.5 million Woodland Heights Community Center – and soon, but Councilman Marty Donovan wants $3.1 million allocated for police vehicles after 2015. That was the gist of much of Thursday night’s meeting. All [...]

White Hat withdraws Life Skills support

We have the official notice that White Hat Management has withdrawn as the management company operating Life Skills Center - which John Wyche runs. The school board granting Life Skills Center the charter based on White Hat so the school will be effectively closed on June 30, 2008. The buzz is [...]

Naturals split twin bill

Naturals split twin bill

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals started their second homestand in their brand new stadium by splitting a doubleheader with the Springfield Cardinals. 5,120 fans enjoyed the games. The Pensacola Pelicans start Spring training tomorrow. Fans will have their first opportunity to purchase single [...]

Perkins, Benson heroes

ECUA board members Dale Perkins and Lois Benson did vote for the mandatory recycling. They listened to the voters and took strong stands on the issue. Please email them and let them both know that you appreciate their stands. Lois Benson Dale Perkins

PYP, LEAP win on curbside recycling

The Pensacola Young Professionals and Leadership Pensacola Class of 2008 won big yesterday when the ECUA board voted for a compromise measure that would allow voluntary curbside recycling. It wasn't complete victory - which would have been mandatory curbside recycling - but the rising leaders of [...]

Arby’s buying Wendy’s

From AP Wire: Triarc Cos. Inc., operator of Arby's roast beef restaurants, is buying Wendy's International Inc. in a stock deal pegged at $2.34 billion. Combination will have approximately 10,000 stores and annual sales of $12.5 billion, creating the third largest quick service restaurant [...]

ECSO more expensive than Mobile County

From April 24 Outtakes: What McNesby doesn't say is the budget for just the sheriff's department, $47,952,633, is more than double the budget of Mobile County, Alabama's Sheriff's Office, $17,858,340. Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochrane also runs his county's jail for nearly $8 million less than [...]

City pensions soar 417 percent

That isn't a typo. City pensions and retirements have jumped from $2.479 million in 2001 to $12.814 million in 2007!!!!! Read Feed The Beast And check out the charts

Oops, Santa Rosa Sheriff releases wrong inmate

According to the Daily News, Scott Earl Menefee, 36 of Pace, is being sought by local law enforcement after he was mistakenly released from the Santa Rosa County Jail due to a clerical error by a jail clerk. I wonder if the sheriff's PIO will go on Nancy Grace to discuss this. Read here

Radio : Alan Keyes

Last Tuesday, former Republican presidential candidate Alan Keyes announced that he has left the GOP and is considering joining the Constitution Party.  I will talk to him at 1:00 PM CST on In Your Head Radio. Listen on Newsradio 1620

Two great interviews

From 4.22.08 IN Your Head Radio show: Cameron Smith - Leadership Pensacola Class of 2008 - on recycling - Listen. Aldon Hynes - Power of blogs, Erin Markes and need for civility on the internet - Listen.

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