April 20, 2014

Around Florida

More small towns outsource city services

As more cities outsource city services to private companies, Fort Lauderdale-based Calvin, Giordano & Associates is among a cottage industry of service providers that has emerged to capitalize on the trend. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Northeast counties internet service coalition frays

As it upgrades 25 miles of power lines, Gulf Power is relocating more than 20 osprey nests to nest platforms built atop 60-foot wooden poles, complete with a nest platform. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Miami Subs and Pitbull team up to revive the restaurant chain

Down to 40 stores from a high of 300, iconic Florida brand Miami Subs tries to make a comeback. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Ospreys relocated

As it upgrades 25 miles of power lines, Gulf Power is relocating more than 20 osprey nests to nest platforms built atop 60-foot wooden poles, complete with a nest platform. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Proving Value - Flagler College to Implement CLA+ Testing

Flagler College is among three Florida universities to use the standardized CLA+ test to measure students' learning. Read more »
Published on 12/6/2013

Slow PACE for energy efficiency retrofits

A program the state approved three years ago makes it easier and cheaper for consumers and businesses to pay for energy-efficiency retrofits. Why is it taking so long to get off the ground? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Falcon 9 Rocket

Commercial launches are helping the Space Coast recover from the loss of the shuttle program. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Gun Owners

At the end of December 2012, Florida passed the 1 million mark in issuing permits for concealed weapons, becoming the first state in the nation to do to. The number rose dramatically at the end of 2012, in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn. (This story went to press before that event.) Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Team USA

Florida was well represented at the 2012 Olympics in London, where 29 Florida athletes competed and brought home nine gold, four silver and two bronze medals. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Florida's Fallen Soldiers

American soldiers from Florida who died serving their country in 2012. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

State College Presidents

Florida has more top-performing community colleges than any other state. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Citizens

The state-run insurer brought some problems on itself. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

The Tourist

Visitor spending kept things from getting worse in Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

The Big Picture

Florida's commercial real estate markets are emerging from the doldrums, but don't expect much construction until growth picks up. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2012

Florida's priciest streets

Five Florida streets are among North America's Top 40 most expensive for office space rentals, according to a Jones Lang LaSalle study. Read more »
Published on 1/9/2012

Ocala and Marion County's chamber, EDC have joined forces

The merged agency is the Ocala / Marion County Economic Development Corp. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2011

Hold Your Horses, Gov. Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott is hankering for Florida to mimic Texas in churning out jobs. Here's what Florida can -- and can't -- copy from the Lone Star State. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2011

Facts, Figures -- and Perspective on the Gulf oil spill

An update, one year later Read more »
Published on 8/31/2011

Lodging, Gen Z-Style

Student's at USF's Sarasota-Manatee campus are looking into the future to design a room for the Ritz-Carlton. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2011

Resorts - By the Numbers

Statistical data on hotels and resorts around Florida, including total sales, average daily rate, total revenue, and more. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2011

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