September 30, 2014

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

Job woes linger as U.S. recovers unevenly

Florida is one of the states furthest from its peak employment before and during the economic downturn.

Comic-book, gaming stores are proliferating

Comic book and gaming stores of all shapes and sizes are thriving in Central Florida.

The Concession shakes off recession

One of Southwest Florida's most prestigious golf course communities has seen a strong rebound in home sales this year.

First package shipped from Amazon warehouse in Ruskin

The first item into the new Amazon warehouse in Ruskin last week is now the first one to ship out.

Early-stage investment firm moves to Miami

A venture capital firm that specializes in early-stage investments has chosen Miami for its first office outside of New York City.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Making Waves: Creating a Global Culture of Innovation
Making Waves: Creating a Global Culture of Innovation

As a modern inventor, Amish Parashar shares his unique insights into the importance of innovation culture, a movement that has defined great companies such as Google and Apple.

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Ballot Box

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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