September 21, 2014

Community portrait of Florida's heartland


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

[Photo is of Streamsong golf resort]

Report: Women's heart health


Find out what's being done in Florida to combat the No. 1 cause of death for women.

[Photo of Dr. Claudia Martinez-Bermudez by UF]

Computer simulation firms
go commercial


At UCF, Greg Welch
uses robots for training.

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

Florida adds jobs, but unemployment rate ticks up

Florida's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 percent in August, from 6.2 percent a month earlier, despite a boost in jobs.

Preservation grant awarded to Miami Marine Stadium

The Getty Foundation is awarding a grant to the group leading the effort to restore and reopen the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key.

Sid Martin Biotech Incubator wins national excellence award

The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development.

Taco chain debuts first U.S. location in Florida

The franchise is an American version of a Mexican restaurant chain that has been in business for half a century.

Mom-and-dad banks step up aid to first-time home buyers

Last year, 27 percent of those purchasing a home for the first time received a cash gift from relatives or friends to come up with a down payment.

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Accessible only by boat or seaplane, Dry Tortugas National Park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area.

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