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Gelber quits law firm after BP hires it

Naked Politics is reporting that Democratic Attorney General candidate Dan Gelber has quit the his law firm, Akerman Senterfitt, on Thursday after BP hired the…

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Memories of Marty and Jack

Having studied area politics for the nearly 30 years I’ve lived here-the past 11 as publisher of the IN, I have two distinct memories of…

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News: Has BP disaster saved Crist?

The Daily Beast also reports: Once left for dead in his Senate campaign against Marco Rubio, Florida governor Charlie Crist has used the BP spill…

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CBC NEWS – Power & Politics with Evan Solomon

I am on Canadian Broadcast Corp.’s version of the PBS NewsHour – Power & Politics with Evan Solomon. The segment was taped on Pensacola Beach…

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Pensacola Blogs ranked in Top 10

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:…

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What is the truth?

From News Journal article (“Chemicals will protect the Gulf, Rep. Miller says”): “Adm. Thad Allen, the commandant of the Coast Guard, said the spill has…

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Beast Corps: Notes on Meek’s Forum on Offshore drilling

From Beast Corps correspondent Logan Harrison: Timeline: • Arrived at 7:03 • Talked about being on the road all day, took bathroom break…. • Left…

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O’Brien: City needs another committee

PNJ columnist Mark O’Brien is pushing the idea of another citizens committee that will review City of Pensacola finances. So far city staff and the…

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Slowdown tax reform

The state legislature acts like the property tax and property insurance problems happened unexpectedly overnight. State economists were pointing out the coming train wreck early…

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