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Billings case

Billings case: Monday, July 13

December 31, 2009

NINJAS ON VIDEO Monday, July 13 The national media onslaught is in full swing. The ECSO parking lot is filled with media vans. Sheriff Morgan’s day begins with interviews on Good Morning America, CBS Early Show…

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Billings case: Sunday, July 12 part 2

December 31, 2009

CONTRACT HIT Sunday, July 12 Shortly after 7 p.m., a warrant for Wayne Coldiron is issued charging him with murder. Investigator James O’Hara, along with several other investigators and patrol units, go to 210 Yokum Court…

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Billings case: Friday, July 10 – part 2

December 31, 2009

FAMILY TIES Friday, July 10 While Sheriff Morgan is holding his press conference, Investigator Lee Tyree is speaking with Kristyn Billings in one of the interview rooms. Kristyn, who graduated from Pine Forest High School in…

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Billings recap: Later Thursday, July 9

December 30, 2009

FAMILY FEUDS Investigator Terry Hardy arrives on the crime scene at 9:05 p.m. Sgt. Rusty Hoard has been named the lead on the case. Hardy, Tyree and Guy are to assist him. After being updated by…

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Verizon buys Alltell for $5.9 billion

January 9, 2009

Locally Alltel will be retained and combined with Verizon Wireless’ operations, the company will continue to use the Alltel brand for the next several months, as it works to integrate networks, convert billing systems and upgrade…

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No Life in PNJ

January 8, 2009

The Pensacola News Journal has no Life section today. The Thursday edition has undergone its version of “The Biggest Loser” by dropping down from five sections (News, Local, Life, Sports and Classifieds) to three sections. Classifieds…

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Buzz: Barrows gets 10pm slot

January 7, 2009

We’ve heard through the media grapevine that Mollye Barrows is the new 10pm co-anchor for WEAR TV3. She will continue with her 4pm also. Barrows had been banished from prime time after a series of investigations…

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Ticket sports host convicted

January 5, 2009

Scott McKinney, co-host of “Southern Sports Tonight” and “Morning Wrap” on 98.1 FM The Ticket, pleaded guilty Jan. 2 to nine counts of theft and one count each of organized fraud, money laundering and racketeering. The…

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News Channel ratings

January 2, 2009

LA Times reports: “Fox News racked up its seventh straight year as the most-watched cable news channel, delivering an average prime-time viewership of 2.1 million, 40% more than 2007, according to data released Tuesday by Nielsen…

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50 things we now know

December 23, 2008

The Tampa Tribune put together this list of things we know now that we didn’t know a year ago. Here are a few factoids on the list: After a decade of increases, the number of mobile…