Posted in Environment

Time Machine: BP, The Beast and Olbermann

In our July 18 issue, I write about how our newspaper garnered national attention when we became affiliated with The Daily Beast. When BP’s Deepwater…

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Posted in Crime Politics

The Billings murders occured five years ago today

At dusk on a hot humid night five years ago, a beat-up red van drove onto the front yard of the large two-story, ranch-style house…

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Posted in State & National News

GOP strategist reviews book about Greer that skewers Crist

A frequent guest on the most recent version of IN Your Head Radio was GOP political strategist Rick Wilson. The owner of Florida-based political consulting…

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Posted in Politics

New Outrage in the Gulf

My latest article for The Daily Beast is on a new report that shows Congress bears substantial blame for the weak response to largest environmental…

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Posted in News

History’s Greatest Book Burners

The Daily Beast has an article by Judith Miller on histories greatest book burnings, which includes: In 1842, Pierre-Armand Dufau, the new director of the…

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Posted in BP Disaster

The Daily Beast: Cautious Optimism In the Gulf

The Daily Beast asked that I give their readers some feedback from Pensacola on the new containment cap of the Deepwater Horizon well. Cautious optimism…

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Posted in Pensacola

CMP 101

The blog has grown beyond Northwest Florida. We are approaching a million page views a month. Some of the new readers have been drawn here…

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Posted in BP Disaster

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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Posted in BP Disaster

The Beast: BP Makes Friends

The Daily Beast’s Rebecca Dana reports today: The world may have turned against the oil giant, but in one city near the Gulf spill cleanup,…

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