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April 29, 2016

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| 6/28/2013

› Pastor handles political consulting from Hialeah city office
A pastor who operates out of a city of Hialeah office has made some $50,000 for his political consulting work for more than a dozen county and state campaigns since 2010.

› FAMU lifts suspension of famed marching band
Florida A&M University's interim president said Thursday he was lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band about a year and a half after a drum major's death that led to the departure of school leaders and reforms trying to crack down on brutal hazing in the band.

› Manatee chamber membership tops in Tampa Bay area
The Manatee and Sarasota chambers of commerce once again bested every other comparable business organization in the Tampa Bay area for sheer size.

› Orange tax collector takes over tags, license work
Orange County Tax Collector Scott Randolph is taking over more vehicle-tag and license duties from the state, a move he said could serve customers better and bring in $1 million.

› Internet remembers Citrix's Ed Iacobucci
Ed Iacobucci died of pancreatic cancer last week and the denizens of the Internet have reached out with heartfelt stories remembering the founder of Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS). Iacobucci was one of the most important technology entrepreneurs in South Florida and a pioneer in computer operating system architecture and thin client computing.
» Watch a video tribute to Iacobucci, here.

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