August 22, 2014

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| 8/7/2013

› 3.5 Million Fish — Waiting For You!
Annual freshwater fish hatchery production for FWC’s Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management has been completed for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. The hatcheries had another exceptional year, releasing over 3.5 million fish for recreational fishing in lakes and rivers statewide.

› Disney profit inches up as travelers spend more at its parks
The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that quarterly profit inched up 1 percent to $1.8 billion, as travelers spent more money in its theme parks and more nights in its hotels. The entertainment giant's total revenue rose 4 percent to $11.6 billion during the three months ended June 29, the third quarter of Disney's fiscal year.

› Orange County leaders seek answers on soccer stadium financing
Orange County commissioners on Tuesday questioned the financing plan for a new downtown soccer stadium but were mostly supportive of more funding to complete a performing arts center and beef up Citrus Bowl renovations.

› Sun Hydraulics posts 2nd-quarter profit
Sun Hydraulics Corp. posted a slightly higher profit in the second quarter, boosted in part by an acquisition made by the Sarasota-based maker of hydraulic valves.

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