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IN: June 7 issue

While the daily newspaper is writing about car crashes and FEMA reimbursements, the Independent News has two strong news stories on human trafficking in the…

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INweekly: daily newspaper highlights

ThursDaily Dose News Journal writes about FEMA reimbursement (which this blog has already covered). The Panama City News Herald has the best stories today. On…

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Guess who is replacing Imus

No, it’s not Luke McCoy. MSNBC is trying out Pensacola’s Joe Scarborough. Read: Morning Joe and MSNBC Eyes Scarborough as Possible Imus Replacement The reviews…

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Touart called

County Administrator George Touart called to say the county’s general fund reserves are only $13 million. I got my figures from the budget so I…

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Gulf1.com still sends emails

We’ve gotten emails from several locals who keep trying to unsubscribe from gulf1.com. Mike West sent this unsolicited email out for Sen. Don Gaetz –…

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Sen. Martinez overstates FEMA checks

Escambia County is getting $1.8 million from FEMA – not the $12 million that Sen. Mel Martinez reported on Monday. Oops.

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County Con Game

Escambia County government would like you to believe that they wisely used the 2006/07 revenue increase for additional services and capital projects. They have a…

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Why is PNJ so vengeful on Ham?

The daily paper’s editorial in today’s paper – Judge Rodgers talked tough, but Ham’s sentence fell short – (sorry, but the link is only good…

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Whitehead thinks he’s doing great

The word we’re getting at the paper is that Escambia County Commissioner Mike Whitehead truly believes that his confrontations with State Rep. Dave Murzin and…

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