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April 30, 2017

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Alex Sink is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former banker and gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink opens up about life without her husband Bill McBride and other topics. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Norman Braman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Mega auto dealership owner Norman Braman talks about why he got into the auto business and more: “I came here in '69 with my wife and two very young daughters. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Bello Nock is a ‘Florida Icon'

Comic daredevil, Sarasota; age 48 Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Zev Buffman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zev Buffman is CEO, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater; theater producer; founding partner, NBA's Miami Heat. He lives in Clearwater and is 86. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

M.J. Soileau is a ‘Florida Icon'

M.J. Soileau: former vice president for research and commercialization at the University of Central Florida; researcher and professor of optics, physics and engineering, Orlando, age 72. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Susan Benton is a ‘Florida Icon'

"Growing up in Miami, I understand and appreciate the importance of diversity. Florida is an amazing place because of its diversity." Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

Terry Stiles is a ‘Florida Icon'

The South Florida developer is Chairman and CEO of Stiles. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, age 69. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Theresa Manuel is a ‘Florida Icon'

The former Olympian, teacher and coach shares lessons she's picked up during her life: Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

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 »
Published on 8/26/2016

Joe Redner is a ‘Florida Icon'

Adult business entrepreneur, Tampa; age 76 Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Nicole Johnson is a 'Florida Icon'

The former Miss America, age 42, is a health educator and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Ron Magill is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zoo Miami Goodwill Ambassador, Miami; age 56 Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Artis Gilmore is a ‘Florida Icon'

Member, NBA Hall of Fame; special assistant to the president, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville; age 66 Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

An Interview with George Billiris

Sponge industrialist, Tarpon Springs; age 89 Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Frank Morsani is a ‘Florida Icon'

Auto dealership entrepreneur, philanthropist, Tampa; age 84 Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Alto ‘Bud' Adams Jr. is a ‘Florida Icon'

Ruminations from Florida rancher Alto “Bud” Adams Jr. on life and ranching in Florida, including: Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Winston Scott is a 'Florida Icon'

Shuttle astronaut, senior vice president, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, age 65 Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Florida Icon: Carlton Ward Jr.

“My mom always encouraged a sense of wonder in me about things, like picking up seashells and learning the difference between univalves and bivalves,” says Florida environmental photographer Carlton Ward Jr. The eighth-generation Floridian shares other lessons he's learned along the way. Read more »
Published on 11/24/2015

Florida Icon: Mel Tillis

Entertainer Mel Tillis talks about life as a stutterer and singer. Tillis is 83 and lives in Ocala, Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Robert M. 'Bob' Beall II is a Florida ‘Icon'

Lessons from Bealls department store chairman, Bob Beall. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

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