August 22, 2014

LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed


Attorney LaShawnda Jackson’s memory of her father propels her to succeed.

[Photo: Norma Lopez Molina]

Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work


Karen Buesing worked 180 pro bono hours last year.

[Photo: Alex McKnight]

Ebb and flow: Managing Florida's water supply

A column by
Mark Howard
Mark Howard

[Photo: Carlton Ward, Jr.]

Power traders in Florida


Part of a special report
on Energy in Florida.

[Photoof Gerry Yupp by Jason Myers]

People & Profiles

The highs and lows of marijuana acceptance
7/28/2014
In his monthly column, Executive Editor Mark Howard discusses ramifications of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida.
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Kiran Patel is a 'Florida Icon'
7/28/2014
The Tampa cardiologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist talks about lessons he's learned.
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Food fight between Florida grocers
7/28/2014
Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty talks about the August cover story on grocery wars in Florida.
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Publisher & Editor

An issue of elites in Florida
6/27/2014
Welcome to Florida Trend's annual compendium of the largest companies in Florida.
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Ebb and flow: Managing Florida's water supply
6/27/2014
Surface water resources and conservation both have to be part of meeting Florida's water needs.
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Floridian of the Year

Pat Geraghty
Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty has staked out a leadership position that is putting his insurance company — and Florida — at the forefront of health care trends.
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This year’s Floridian of the Year issue includes eight American soldiers from Florida who died serving their country in 2013. Seven died in Afghanistan and one, Justin Kyle Adams, died in South Korea.
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How to Do Florida: Crabbing on Tampa Bay
How to Do Florida: Crabbing on Tampa Bay

How to Do Florida host Chad Crawford joins Tampa Bay legend Gus Muench, of Gus' Crabby Adventures based in Ruskin, for a day's work hauling traps and then a rewarding crab dinner.

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