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Around Florida

The Hurricane Paradox

Misery persists in many places along the paths of last summer's storms. For the state as a whole, however, it's like they never happened -- a dangerous legacy as a new storm season begins. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Politics and the Pension Fund

So why, again, did the state sue Alliance Capital? Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Trendsetters - June 2005

Marty Rubin, Smart City; Kristie Naines, UNF College of Health; Maria Pellerin Barcus, Carrfour Supportive Housing; Ellie Kazuk, Brain Injury Association of Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Surprise, Surprise

There were some serious surprises when I recently checked the status, programs and performance of a local Red Lobster, the pioneer provider of seafood to most of the country. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Working Religiously

Longwood attorney Mathew Staver, president and founder of the religious litigation organization Liberty Counsel, says he's fighting a battle to "take back America." Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Business Units

Imagine being able to engineer a membrane with holes so small that trying to put a human hair through one would be like pushing a condo tower through a doughnut hole. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Saving Winn-Dixie

Company executives say they can make the chain a going concern. Others think the problems may be too deep. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005


Some of Florida's oldest businesses are still doing what they did 100 years ago; others changed successfully with the times. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Life, Ethics, Courage

Glimpses of the good, the bad and the ugly on Florida's lawmaking scene in 2005. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005


Hispanic entrepreneurs gain recognition - and business - in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Where The Jobs Are

Statewide, employers created 172,300 jobs last year, making Florida the fastest-growing job market in the country -- again. But exactly what did those 172,000-plus jobs look like? Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Trendsetters - April 2005

David Outlaw, Precise Technology; Linda Cooke, Habilitation Center. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Fatalistic Attraction

Growth management in Florida is a mess. You can't tell it from the legislative process, though. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Degrees of Frustration

No one's happy in higher education these days. In the short term, the disquiet has to do with how power is distributed among the Legislature, governor, educational bureaucracy and administrators of the state's colleges and universities. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Aid For Everybody?

In 1979, the state's private, non-profit colleges persuaded the Florida Legislature to create a package of financial aid available to Florida residents who wanted to attend Florida-based private schools. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Shifting Gears

Trade finance remains the bread and butter of Florida's international bankers, but some industry professionals are shifting their attention to wealthy overseas clients eager to invest in Florida real estate. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Florida's Best Restaurants

It's been a watershed, not to mention waterlogged, year for Florida restaurants going into their 38th season of striving for Golden Spoon recognition. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

High Energy

Gulf Power CEO Susan Story has had a quick rise to statewide visibility that's rare for both women in Florida and executives from her region of the state. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

A Brand New Look

Author and marketing consultant Ivo Raza weighs in on the future of Florida's tourism industry. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

The Cancer Equation

As is so often the case in so many areas of science, high-tech and business in the state, Florida has been slow to invest in the people and institutions that would make the state first-rate rather than cut-rate. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

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