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| 11/7/2012

› IT 'palooza' to bring tech groups together
Looking for a job in information technology? Here's a great event to attend: "IT Palooza," an event to bring 50 tech groups in South Florida together for networking and holiday cheer, will be held Dec. 12 at Nova Southeastern University's Graduate School of Computer and Information Science.

› FARO Technologies regains some ground after stock tailspin
Its sales bitten by Europe's economic crisis and its stock buffeted by investors, Lake Mary-based FARO Technologies Inc. began to claw its way back this week as Wall Street recalibrated its financial prospects.

› Seven Tips for Writing a Press Release
When written correctly, a press release can pique a reporter’s interest and provide your organization valuable media coverage. Whether communicating information about a new product or service, an upcoming event or the hiring of a new staff member, a press release is an excellent way to gain free publicity for your organization.

› First bids are in to provide Jackson Health System ER services
In the first step of a process that has been heavily criticized by Jackson’s unions and some county commissioners, the lowest bid for the main contract — services for adults at Jackson Memorial Hospital — came from Paragon Health, a Fort Lauderdale company, which said it could supply physician services for three years for $20.4 million.

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