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› Sponsorships, exhibitor space available for mega business expo
A mega event scheduled for June and designed to draw consumers, businesses, job seekers and employers, is offering exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities. Billed as “Florida’s Largest Business Expo Ever,” the Home Show /Heath & Wellness Far / Job Fair will be held June 6 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

› Lockheed's $146M Army training deal latest to survive sequester
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando training-simulation unit has won an Army contract potentially worth $146 million to develop an advanced, international war-game training system for U.S. and allied commanders, officials said Wednesday.

› Rare Florida panther released back into the wild
A Florida panther rescued as a kitten has made a rare run back into the Everglades. The 2-year-old male panther poked its head out of a crate and then sprinted several hundred yards down a gravel road before disappearing into the brush Wednesday in Palm Beach County.

› Supporters haven't given up on legalizing the 64-ounce growler at Florida breweries
Proponents of a bill that would legalize the half-gallon growler in Florida haven’t given up hope, even though a group of beer distributors opposing the measure has so far prevented it from going before a House committee.

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