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Will Short Gorham | 8/20/2012

› Florida highway offers clues to presidential race
Beyond the theme park billboards that promise worlds of fantasy and adventure there is reality along Florida's I-4 corridor that ripples across the state, small measures of struggle and survival in today's sputtering economy.

› Maritime scion to help chart new course for Port of Tampa
The story of Arthur R. Savage's family encompasses the entire history of maritime Tampa. Now Savage is about to play an unprecedented role in charting its future. For the first time, and during a six-year decline in tonnage, key port tenants will have a say in selecting candidates to be port director. The hope is that Savage can help bridge the us-versus-them mentality between port leaders and tenants.

› Population growth key to Gainesville economic fortunes
The key to Gainesville's fortunes will be for the population to grow faster than projected over the next 30 years, according to economist David Denslow.

› Consumer spending rises in Southwest Florida
Southwest Florida’s economic recovery appeared to slow in the second quarter as business and consumer spending fell off the pace set earlier this year.

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