February 27, 2015

North Central

Readers - May 2006

Jeb Bush's Legacy; Outstanding Florida College Students; Vision Loss; Safe Farms. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Read On

This year's Celebration of Reading fund-raising event in Naples marked another successful gathering filled with some particularly memorable moments. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Listening In

Just as the iPod revolutionized the way many people listen to music, it also opened up a new way of communicating the spoken word. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Promising Developments

When he attends the Nasdaq-100 Open tennis tournament in Miami, Sorrel Resnik wears long sleeves, long pants, a hat and a towel to cover his hands. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006


Wayne Lee's yacht, Glory Days; Joel Stewart's collection of Amphicars; Royal Caribbean debuts largest cruise ship; MarineMax opens in Pompano Beach. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Statistics on Aging

Select data from the U.S. Census Bureau and elsewhere about Florida's older population. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Defying Nature

Patients who want to know more about anti-aging medicine can visit the non-profit American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine website at worldhealth.net. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Travel Aid Websites

Four travel-related websites that can save you money and improve your travel experience. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Fast Facts - Florida Small Business

Florida named the best state for small businesses. IRS ups business mileage deduction. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Who's Who in Florida Technology

Enterprise Florida's website has a Technology Entrepreneurship Resource Database included in its "innovation advantages" section. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Mold Beat

Michael S. Greene of Akerman Senterfitt in Miami has a unique new line to add to his resume. He is teaching the nation's first university-accredited course on mold prevention. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Greener Pastures

Accelerate population growth is driving up land prices and spurring economic development. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Fast Facts - Medical Sector Jobs

In Florida, 394 medical device companies employ more than 19,000. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Florida's Money Tree

Fifty-five companies raised $361.1 million in venture capital in 2005. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Scratching the Surface

Granite Transformations is combining some of the world's finest granites, quartz and glass mosaics with modern polymers to create new surfacing materials for floors and countertops. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Bottled Up

Media Access Solutions has developed a digital sommelier for residential use. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Growing New Cells

Two clinical trials at the University of Florida's Shands Jacksonville Medical Center offer new hope for heart patients who've tried every option short of a transplant. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Public People, Private Passions

Summer Rodman, Amazon Hose & Rubber; Tom Equels, litigation attorney; Ben Barrocas, United Airlines; Jan Reese, Cypress Creek Capital; Daryl Junck, yacht broker. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Sharp Focus

A group of women lawyers unites to drum up business and dispel some misperceptions. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Over the Airwaves

Secure your wireless laptop; wristband doubles as ID bracelet and cashless payment solution; St. Cloud to offer free internet access. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

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Gov Scott has proposed to increase funding to education, and half of those monies will come from property taxes. The debate is: A) is Scott's proposal a tax? Or, B) is Scott just using new monies that would come in because property values are increasing?

  • A) It's a tax
  • B) It's not a tax - only tapping natural increases in revenue

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