August 21, 2014

Shining Example

Great Bay Distributors' solar roof will be the largest in the state.

The subplot thickens in legislative
primary battles

In photo:
Jack Negron, left,
and Jack Latvala

[Photos by Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times]

Taking notice of Little Havana

Little Havana catches
developer's eyes.

LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson’s memory of her father propels her to succeed.

[Photo: Norma Lopez Molina]

Florida Small Business

Small Business Basics


Minimize risk by insuring your people and assets.

Waiting for its ship to come in

Jacksonville's riverfront needs redevelopment.

Florida Business News

Women small business owners struggle to get loans

Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.

How does Florida’s education system stack up?

An easy-to-read guide now makes it easy for Floridians to see how the state’s education system stacks up compared to the rest of the nation.

Quintessential Florida product's popularity is shriveling

Orange juice appears to be battling a spreading perception among U.S. consumers that it has too much sugar and calories.

Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest.

Turpentine once flowed from North Florida

In Florida's not-so-distant past, before strip malls and subdivisions, an industry thrived here in which rough men did even rougher work.

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There's a hitchhiker making its way across Canada who doesn't have a driver's license--because it's a robot. The goal of the project is to see how comfortable humans are when traveling with robots. 

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