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Pushing Drug Tests

The private sector has a big stake in decisions by schools to expand drug testing. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Getting to No

Five years ago, Florida had one of the worst youth drug abuse problems in the nation, says Florida's drug czar, James McDonough, the director of the Florida Office of Drug Control. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Damage Control Report: Challenges

Consumer Confidence vs. Market ConfidenceState CFO Tom Gallagher and state insurance regulators have to be careful how they react to this season's storms. They must send signals to consumers that... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Leather Gifts

Off the Cuff: HomeBanc South Florida gives its senior executives $1,000 white gold cuff links with the bank's logo. So when the marketing department went shopping for an executive gift... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Back in the Saddle

Doyle Conner Jr., a sixth-generation Florida cowboy, has a passion for Florida Cracker history. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Fewer Treats, More Tricks

The Legislature's nightmare on Elm Street puts Freddie to shame. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Popular Retreats

Two of south Florida's finest are gone, but plenty remain. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Political Season

Some thoughts as the November election approaches. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Purchasing Power

Travelers with disabilities are attracting more interest among tourism marketers. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Ready, Aim ... Hire

Presidential campaign leaders are ready to launch a legal assault should voting problems arise next month. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

10 Moves to Make Now

When it comes to getting your financial life in order, it pays to remember you're in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Weaving Contacts into Gold

Digging for new sales takes perseverance. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Focus on the Customer

Companies are getting more sophisticated in how they use the web and e-mail. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Decision 2004: Florida

Why Bush Will Win Florida/Why Kerry Will Win Florida Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Testing 1, 2, 3

Even as student drug use overall has declined statewide, the number of students in Florida public schools subject to random testing has more than doubled since 2003. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Damage Control Report

The state's insurance system withstood this summer's tag-team hurricanes, but big challenges remain. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Hog Wild

Swedish-born Bit Grubbstrom jokes that her purchase of a Harley Davidson motorcycle 4 1/2 years ago was her midlife-crisis gift to herself. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Trendsetters - Private Banking, Trusts and Financial Planning - Oct. 2004

Dean Klevan, Coral Gables Trust; Lisa and Shannon Glor, Merrill Lynch; Gary W. Davis, Citizens First Trust Co.; Charles Idelson, Investors' Security Trust Co. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Players - Oct. 2004

In banking, development, education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, publishing, and restaurants. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Focus on Florida

Charley, Frances and Ivan put Florida squarely in the national news focus over the past few weeks, and as I write this column, the end of hurricane season seems a long way off. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

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