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February 9, 2016

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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

An Elephant in the Chamber

Whenever there's a flare-up involving ethics in Tallahassee, the medicine that's prescribed generally ends up treating a symptom rather than the disease. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Star Billing

Luxury hotels vie for bragging rights as demand increases. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Meat Market

Florida stakes its claim as a hotbed of fine steakhouses. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Readers

Letters to the editor: February 2005. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Sweet and Sour

The Citrus Department faces a setback in its policy of taxing producers to fund advertising. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

To Your Health

As many of you know from your personal experiences with health insurance, hospitals or prescriptions, expenditures for healthcare just keep going up. Industry analysts report that healthcare spending in the United States is growing faster than the gross d Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Stirrings on the Water Front

A skirmish over water in southwest Florida may offer a good preview of bad things to come in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Tribute to Bob Graham

Now a word about Bob Graham, who is ending nearly 40 years of uninterrupted statewide elective office in Florida. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Upwardly 'Mobile'

To understand just how hot demand for housing -- all housing -- is now in Florida, consider the market for manufactured housing. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Agriculture

The economic outlook in 2005 for Florida's citrus growers and the forestry industry. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

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