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Fiesta Forces signup tonight

March 27, 2008

Come to Seville Quarter tonight and join the Fiesta Forces. The party is from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The Forces are the volunteer manpower behind all the events which Fiesta coordinates. Members participate in yearly events which include…

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Egg McMuffin inventor dies

March 27, 2008

Herb Peterson, who invented the Egg McMuffin as a way to introduce breakfast to McDonald’s restaurants, has died, a Southern California McDonald’s official said Wednesday. He was 89. Peterson co-owned and operated six McDonald’s restaurants in…

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Hulk Hogan, VH1 on Spring Break in PCB

March 27, 2008

Hulk Hogan, the 12-time world heavyweight champion wrestler, and the crew for his VH1 show “Hogan Knows Best” invaded Panama City Beach on Wednesday. The Hulkster navigated the maze Wednesday at Coconut Creek Family Fun Park…

Tania Julin interview online

March 26, 2008

Here is my interview with Tania Julin, one of a group of widows who is suing Chiquita Brand for supporting the terrorist that abducted and killed their husbands. Listen here.…

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Lucy Morgan on Double Dippers

March 26, 2008

Here is my interview with Lucy Morgan, political reporter for the St. Petersburg Times, on her investigative report on double dipping elected officials. Here is the download: Morgan.mp3. You will need iTunes to listen.…

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Newsweek spotlights Pensacola couple

March 26, 2008

From Newsweek.com: The Acevedos’ story begins in 2005 when Angie, a systems specialist, and her husband Raul, a Navy chief petty officer, purchased a home in Pensacola, Fla. The couple was careful to find a home…

Radio: Bear Stearns collapse

March 26, 2008

Ritch Workman, president of the Florida Mortgage Brokers Association, will talk about the Bear Stearns collapse on IN Your Head Radio today. Listen online – from 1-2 p.m. – on newsradio1620.com.…

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Real issues vs. false ones

March 26, 2008

The concern of Councilman Marty Donovan over city hall security is another distraction from real issues. It also proves my theory that government always finds money for what it wants. At the same meeting that Donovan…

Cutting jobs easier elsewhere

March 26, 2008

The Pensacola City Council and the Escambia County Commission are dragging their feet on cutting any government jobs. Other governments don’t problems announcing cuts. Mobile Co. School Board voted to cut 54 jobs last night (read…

Local company cleared for Canada

March 25, 2008

311 Travel Bag, Inc., a Pensacola-based developer of practical carry-on solutions for the modern traveler, today announced that the Clear Bag System is now accepted in all Canadian airport pre-board security checkpoints by Canadian authorities. Under…

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Notes: Council Committee of the Whole

March 25, 2008

March 24 Pensacola City Council Committee of the Whole notes: In the end, the Committee of the Whole approved the budget for the Charter Review Commission, but earlier in the afternoon the outcome sure didn’t seem…

Property values slashed $193M

March 25, 2008

In Escambia County, when property values doubled and tripled after Hurricane Ivan, property owners were told to grin and bear it. In Baldwin County, the state has stepped in, re-evaluated the entire process and has reduced…

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Double dip reporter on radio

March 24, 2008

I will have Lucy Morgan, former Tallahassee bureau chief and political writer for the St. Petersburg Times on IN Your Head Radio today from 1-2 p.m. on NewsRadio 1620. Lucy is reported on elected officials who…

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Our Officer School opens in Newport

March 24, 2008

From the Newport paper: Newport welcomes return of Navy’s Officer Candidate School 01:00 AM EDT on Sunday, March 23, 2008 Now that it has returned to its birthplace at Naval Station Newport, Officer Candidate School is…

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Miller’s wish list

March 24, 2008

Congressman Jeff Miller lists his funding requests that he has submitted to the House Appropriations Committee on his website. Okaloosa County does very well – $95.535 million with $74.45 million for Eglin & military Walton County…