October 1, 2014


The Fallout From Rick Scott Vs. Charlie Crist
The choice that Florida voters make on Nov. 4 will wind up tipping dominoes across Florida’s $75-billion state government.

Northwest Florida's opportunity for growth

An economic report
from Florida TaxWatch.

Report: Women's heart health

How Florida is fighting
the No. 1 cause of
death for women.

[Photo of Dr. Samantha
Avery by Mark Wemple]

Computer simulation firms
go commercial

At UCF, Greg Welch
uses robots for training.

Community portrait of Florida's heartland

Economics, demographics,
people to know, quality of
life and much more!

[Photo is of Streamsong golf resort]

The chef checks in

Hotels across Florida
are turning food into
a major attraction.

[Photo of Chef
Chad Johnson
by Edmund Fountain
of the Tampa Bay Times]

A look inside
the University
of Miami's
Brain Bank

This story is part
of a regional news
roundup for Miami-Dade.

Meet the Bar's
new president,
Gregory W. Coleman

Coleman has a new focus:
Helping those who can't
afford an attorney.

Florida Business News

Construction costs head skyward

As construction picks up, builders must deal with rising construction, land and labor costs -- but chief among these concerns is labor.

Darden CEO will get $36 million severance deal

Clarence Otis will get nearly $36 million in severance in cash, stocks and other benefits when he leaves the embattled restaurant chain later this year.

South Florida leaders discuss climate change plans

On Thursday, officials will discuss investment risks and business strategies for adapting to climate change.

Balancing Act: Longer hours, workloads could be killing you

Would you speak up if an employee or peer were working himself close to a hospital stay — or maybe even to death?

Boat builders exhibition in Tampa shows industry rebounding

Florida ranks No. 1 in total sales of new powerboats, engines, trailers and accessories, up 16 percent from 2012.

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Comic-book and gaming stores are expanding across Florida. The state's major comic & video game themed conventions continue to generate increased interest and revenue. What's your level of participation in the world of comics & gaming?

  • All in! I love gaming and/or comics! We're in a new Golden Age of entertainment!
  • I manage the occasional game or graphic novel, from time to time...
  • Does Candy Crush count?
  • Are you kidding? I don't have time for any of that stuff...

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