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Why I call them BP Barbies

June 6, 2010

I’ve taken some heat for not being politically correct with my description of the spokeswomen for British Petroleum as “BP Barbie.” On Saturday night, WEAR TV 3 had a live interview with yet another spokesperson for…

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Pensacola Blogs ranked in Top 10

June 6, 2010

BlogNetNews ranks the most influential blogs in the state. Our area has top in the top 10: Ricksblog.biz and Pensacola Beach Blog: 1: ricksblog.biz 2: EYE ON MIAMI 3: The Buzz 4: South Florida Daily Blog…

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Gaetz report

June 5, 2010

The following is the Friday report from State Sen. Don Gaetz. The only exception I have is that we were told that BP initially responded with six two-man crews, but maybe they upped the number when…

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Beast Corps: Cabinet visits Escambia County

June 4, 2010

From Beast Corps correspondent Franklin Hayes: As the largest potential economic disaster loomed in the Gulf of Mexico just a few miles off the coast of Pensacola Beach, the Sunshine State’s sitting Governor addressed reporters gathered…

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Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

May 27, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP…

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Tar balls on Pensacola Beach

May 23, 2010

We are getting reports that tar balls have washed on to Pensacola Beach. Fox 10 is reporting three were found by a Gulf Breeze family at Fort Pickens. The Coast Guard reports there have been more…

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Grover: We will test waters

May 19, 2010

Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson called late yesterday afternoon to tell me the county will be testing the area waters regularly on Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. “We have the baseline measurements of our water quality,”…

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Beast Corps: Latest on oil

May 14, 2010

From our Mobile Beast Corps correspondent, Dawn Butler: Admiral Thad Allan is in charge of the US Coast Guard response, so he was at Dauphin Island, Alabama Friday. He said the response has been the same…

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Move EOC to Beach, Key or Downtown

May 14, 2010

BTW: I am boycotting the EOC – a facility set up miles away from our beaches, a facility that was built to be a bomb shelter to withstand hurricanes, a facility with tight security to deal…