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DIB: We’re not giving up

The Downtown Improvement Board voted yesterday to continue lobbying the city council for the referendum to expand the Improvement district. I guess sometimes “No” doesn’t…

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Papers need to take risks

I love this quote: “Quality US papers may never opt for the Independent’s provocative mix of news and views; it not only upsets the traditional…

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Maybe one more hurricane this year

From Associated Press: Forecast Team Predicts 1 More Hurricane The new report calls for a below-average hurricane season, with a total of six hurricanes and…

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Who will City Council appoint to CMPA?

The big question around downtown is who will the Penascola City Council appoint to the Community Maritime Park Associates Board? The City has four representatives….

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Gulf1.com: What about the economy?

Good old William Cobb continues to wage his battle against the waterfront park and City Hall on Gulf1.com. Here’s his latest tome: What about the…

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Scarborough weighs in on Foley scandal

Former Congressman Joe Scarborough entered Congress with Mark Foley in 1994 as part of the Republican Revolution and the GOP Contract with America. Scarborough now…

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A jinxed life…read on

Do you think you have it bad? Read this article about Thomas L. Cook, who died at 54 when he was fatally hit by a…

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Smoking Gun: Rumsfield memo on torture…I mean interrogation methods

Smoking Gun has found series Memos Detail U.S. Interrogation Methods. Rumsfield is asked to approve certain interrogation methods, including the removal of clothing, using dogs…

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WEAR reports Escambia Co. has bad roads…duh

WEAR TV reporter Greg Neumann reported last night that Escambia County has bad roads and Hurricane Ivan didn’t help. According to the Neumann report: “The…

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