Politics

Nelson goes after Rudy

January 9, 2008

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (Dem) isn’t a big Rudy Guiliani fan. The St. Pete Times reports Nelson said, “He doesn’t look like a president. He doesn’t talk like a president, and he doesn’t act like a…

GGW trial accusations heat up

January 8, 2008

Lawyers for “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis want ABC’s “Nightline” reporter Martin Bashir to tell what he knows to a judge about whether State Attorney Steve Meadows showed him child pornography during an interview. According…

Stop the phone calls, please

January 8, 2008

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reports that for the third consecutive year complaints filed against telemarketers for violating the state’s Do Not Call law have topped the list of Floridians’ consumer concerns. Although…

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Is Bergosh back on PNJ forums?

January 8, 2008

Since Escambia County school board member Jeff Bergosh admitted he was the infamous Godzilla on the daily newspaper’s website, there is a new anonymous commenter on the site that goes by the name “King Richard.” He…

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Santa Rosa may not need Pcola

January 8, 2008

With the announcement that Pace is getting another large shopping center near Santa Rosa Commons. It may be time for Escambia County and Pensacola to realize that its eastern neighbor is close to becoming self-sufficient…at least…

Mitt Romney is a liar

January 8, 2008

That is what the Boston Phoenix says (Shameless). It was this alt-weekly that broke the story that Mitt Romney’s claim to have seen his father march with Martin Luther King Jr. was a lie. The story…

Enviro Pro Tech sold

January 7, 2008

Brandon Sun reports: Investment company Semcan Inc. (TSXV:STT) has struck a US$3.5-million deal to acquire Enviro Pro Tech Inc., an environmental engineering firm based in Pensacola, Fla. Enviro Pro Tech specializes in environmental efforts to protect…

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Bingo Hall bought

January 7, 2008

Not sure why this is big news, but Fox News reports Littlefield Corporation Announces Completion of Florida Acquisition. Littlefield Corporation (OTCBB:LTFD) today announced it has completed the acquisition of a bingo hall in Pensacola, Florida effective…

INYHR: Trends expert today

January 7, 2008

My guest on IN Your Head Radio is the foremost Authority on Trend Forecasting, Research, and Analysis Trends research analysis expert, futurist, keynote speaker, and Institute Director, Gerald Celente. Celente is trusted by many large corporations…

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Next fad: concierge physicians

January 7, 2008

The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports that rise of boutique medical practices. Could it come here? Today he (Dr. Carlos Caballero) will see a half-dozen patients, spending an hour to 90 minutes with each, and take phone…

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Basic facts about 32501

January 7, 2008

The website ZIPskinny.com has the demographic info for areas by their zip codes. Here are the stats for downtown Pensacola (32501): Population: 16154 Density: 2534.94 (people per square land mile) Housing Units: 7312 Land Area: 6.37…

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Women with Tasers

January 7, 2008

Guys, Beware! Taser International has developed a personal Taser that women can carry in their purses. It’s about the size of an electric razor. I interviewed Steve Tuttle, Director of Communications of TASER International on my…

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City hires big name

January 7, 2008

The City of Pensacola has landed Thaddeus Cohen as its next Community Development Director. Cohen had been the head of the State’s Department Of Community Affairs. He was appointed to that post by Gov. Jeb Bush…

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Steel jobs in Mobile

January 7, 2008

ThyssenKrupp announced Jan. 4 that it is accepting applications for professional jobs at the projected $3.7 billion steel mill that the company is building in Mobile area. It expects to employ 2,700 people overall at the…

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Who won NH debates?

January 7, 2008

The Times/CNN blog, Real Clear Politics, believes the winner on the GOP side was Sen. John McCain. the guy with all the mojo in New Hampshire didn’t take any hits tonight, he successfully navigated the question…