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Campbell mailer

DeeDee Ritchie endorses Liz Campbell for House District 3. Being a registered Republican – which doesn’t mean I vote GOP every election – I’ve not…

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Wyche hawks advertising for WBQP

During the Community Maritime Park debate, the Independent News made a public information request for the emails of Councilman Marty Donovan. Buried in those emails…

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Calling for husbands

Got two phone calls last night from wives of Banjanin & Scarborough. They were automated. Interestingly Peggy Banjanin pushed TomKat’s prior experience in state legislature…

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Mail Call of House District 3

Yesterday, our mailbox had one mailer from Lynn Hart (no surprise), one from George Scarborough and three from Clay Ford. None from Tom Banjanin or…

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Festival formerly known as Springfest update

City permits are moving along fine, even Councilman Sam Hall called offering help. Got some volunteers to help with designing the web side of the…

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Markie O’Brien column review

Hadn’t done one of these in a while. Opens with MOB describing how many bad drivers he saw on his drive from Picadelly Cafeteria at…

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Hart flyers and diminishing returns

Got another flyer in the mail from Lyn Hart ….this one had Hart in a Shriner’s mini-car winning the Gulf War – no just kidding….

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Crist property tax plan

Gov. Charlie Crist announced today significant changes to Florida’s property tax system: Allow homeowners to shift the Save Our Homes tax cap to a new…

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IP buzz

International Paper will shutdown in May to switch from white to dark paper. Good news: more profitable, less trees needed, less bleaches used, higher yield….

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