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October 13, 2015

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Most Influential in Law & Banking

Florida Trend looked broadly across a range of disciplines and activities -- from business and philanthropy to politics, sports and science -- to try to identify the state's most influential people. The exercise, we found, is very subjective. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2004

Made in Florida

Florida's manufacturers toil in the shadow of the rest of the state's economy but still employ more workers than 37 other states, including factory-rich Missouri, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Doctors vs. Doctors

The Florida Medical Association is trying to crack down on doctors who testify in behalf of injured patients against fellow physicians.

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Published on 9/1/2004


Traffic lawbreakers who want to reduce their fines can choose from among 400 "traffic schools" with just about every imaginable approach to teaching. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Auto Biographies

For many Florida CEOs, Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Bentleys are the stuff dreams are made of. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Hiding in Plain Sight

A construction supply company in Orlando may be the state's quietest billion-dollar company. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Post 9/11 Flying

Frequent travelers may find an easier route through airports. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Information Overload

New software programs help businesses manage their data. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Teaching as an Art Form

Meza indeed is Florida's Professor of the Year, honored by the Carnegie Foundation for his dedication and creativity in teaching. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Timeshare Fortune

A new study puts a price tag on the industry's impact. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

The Music Man

Anthony Schembri is changing Juvenile Justice's tune. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Florida's Top Pool Builders

Most of the top-grossing pool builders in the U.S. are based in the West and Southwest, according to the industry magazine Pool & Spa News. Florida's builders tend to be... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

What Drives Insurance Costs?

With a career spanning 45 years in the insurance industry in roles ranging from actuary to presidential adviser to state insurance commissioner, J. Robert Hunter has seen it all. Except... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Take 3

Florida has recently surpassed North Carolina to become the third-biggest filmmaking state, but can it hope for better? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004


Brian Van Bower, one of Florida's leading pool designers, is out to bring art to a business he thinks is still much too conventional. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Playing Hardball

City and county officials approve funding for a Marlins stadium -- with strings attached. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Florida Business Players - July 2004

BUSINESS SERVICES -- Tampa-based Sykes Enterprises, a call center operator, has promoted Charles E. "Chuck" Sykes to president. Sykes, also COO, will take over from his father, John H. Sykes,... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Saving Face

Richard Rakowski remembers staring into the mirror the day he turned 50. Inside he felt 16, but the face staring back at him was his father's. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2004

North Central

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Published on 4/1/2004

Infrastructure: Fallen Star

A lack of private sector support was the nail in the coffin for Central Florida Innovation Corp. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2004

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