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Netroots Awards now taking nominations

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I second The Spencerian: I’m always a big fan of the Florida Netroots Awards (see my post on the winners from last year here).  It’s an opportunity to learn about other great blogs and bloggers around Florida. Nominations for the Fourth Annual Awards are open now through June 25.  Send in your nominations now.  I already have. Be sure to check out the rules — and don’t worry, I’ll let you know when the voting opens up. And thanks once again…

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‘My God, It’s Full of Stars’

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“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.” Let’s not forget Hubble too: As of today, Humankind’s first great orbital telescope turns 20. And to think we’re only at the beginning… [Greatest hits | A brief history of orbiting observatories |what’s next.] H/t to a really cool blog, Ghost in the Machine, which I got turned onto by The Spencerian, a great local blog.

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‘My God, It’s Full of Stars’

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“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.” Let’s not forget Hubble too: As of today, Humankind’s first great orbital telescope turns 20. And to think we’re only at the beginning… [Greatest hits | A brief history of orbiting observatories |what’s next.] H/t to a really cool blog, Ghost in the Machine, which I got turned onto by The Spencerian, a great local blog.

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Jen Salmon runs for Gulfport City Council

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From Jen Salmon, candidate for the Ward 3 seat on the Gulfport City Council: Thank you for taking the time to learn about your candidates and to cast your vote for the person you believe will represent the issues that matter to you and do the best job on City Council. I moved to Gulfport in August 2000 because of its small town charm, welcoming neighbors, beautiful tree-lined streets, clean beach and bay, and historic Casino dance hall. I met…

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For your consideration: Saint Petersblog 2.0 for Best of the Bay’s Best Local Blog

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VOTE HERE FOR SAINT PETERSBLOG FOR BEST LOCAL BLOG. As a candidate for Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay’s Best Local Troublemaker award, I forgot to think about how Tampa-dominated these awards can be. How else can you explain Joe Redner leading in this category. Five, ten years ago, sure. But what did Redner do this year to deserve this recognition? Almost everyone else on the Readers’ Poll for Best Local Troublemaker makes their trouble in Tampa. What basically has…

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