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January 24, 2017

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Babcock Ranch: A place in the sun

It's been almost a decade since developer Syd Kitson first approached Florida Power & Light about his plans to build what he envisions as the country's most sustainable community at Babcock Ranch. read more >

Inflection point: In a quandary over the presidential election

I confess I stopped following every turn, fact-check and “gotcha” in the presidential race months ago, when it seemed clear that the race was proceeding along a course... read more >

Franklin Street promotes Greg Matus to Senior Vice President of Investment Sales

Franklin Street, a growing full-service commercial real estate company, announces that it has promoted Greg Matus to senior vice president of investment sales. read more >

Ramps instead of cliffs

Florida is one of several states where the Social Security Administration is testing an approach that encourages people who receive benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program to return to work. read more >

Fixing income inequality in Florida

Florida Trend asked a group of Florida leaders and experts for their ideas about how to address the gap that's been growing for 30 years between the wealthy and the rest of America. read more >

Theresa Manuel is a ‘Florida Icon'

The former Olympian, teacher and coach shares lessons she's picked up during her life: read more >

Gov. Scott announces retirement of AHCA Secretary Liz Dudek

Gov. Rick Scott announced Secretary Liz Dudek's retirement from the Agency for Healthcare Administration, which will be effective on October 3, 2016. read more >

Research success in Florida

Arthrex is the poster child for a successful research-oriented company — and it's right here in Florida. read more >

Dan ‘Tater' Porter is a Florida Icon

Tater Porter is a rodeo champion and an Osceola County sheriff's deputy. Poarter lives in Kenansville and is age 45. read more >

Trading in ignorance

Nothing is more disappointing in the current presidential campaign than both candidates' aversion to talking straight to the American people about the issues that will actually determine the nation's future. read more >

Viewpoints: Dr. Karen Holbrook of Embry-Riddle

Dr. Karen Holbrook, interim president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, lists the features, amenities and developments that make the school an appealing choice, and describes the Embry-Riddle University system's reach and research. read more >

Ralph Tiden "RT" Good appointed as Dean of Lynn College of Business and Management

Lynn University announced the appointment of Ralph Tilden ''RT'' Good as dean of its College of Business and Management, the school's largest and most international program. read more >

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida: ‘It's about the brand'

Troy Taylor is acquiring the rights to the sales, manufacturing and distribution of Coke products for most of Florida read more >

Joe Redner is a ‘Florida Icon'

Adult business entrepreneur, Tampa; age 76 read more >

Florida's Great Northwest

This month's issue features an in-depth look at the Emerald Coast of northwest Florida, which is enjoying a renaissance, and you'll also want to read about the Florida firms on our Best Companies To Work For list. read more >

Generational differences in Florida

Over time, persistent "discomfort" becomes the same thing as bigotry. read more >

Inside scoop on the Top 350

This year's biggest public and private companies list includes 10 public firms with more than $10 billion in sales and 52 private companies with at least $1 billion in revenue. read more >

Nicole Johnson is a 'Florida Icon'

The former Miss America, age 42, is a health educator and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. read more >

Women leaders in Florida

81% of women leaders in Florida are projecting moderate or substantial growth. read more >

Whose benefits?

Several months ago, I had a pest issue and agreed to an “assignment-of-benefits” contract with a pest control company, letting the company deal with my insurer on costs. read more >

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