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Florida's Best Restaurants

The famed Hall picks up three peers, and four restaurants are welcomed into Golden Spoon-winning ranks. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Statewide Business Briefs - Nov. 2006

State university enrollment trends; grading Florida's education reforms; shopping center sales transactions. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Mansion Steps

Gov. Jeb Bush and wife Columba have a last dance at the Governor's Mansion. Charlie Crist will step into the Governor's Mansion next year. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Tax Examiners

If only there were a magic elixir to create cheaper government and lower taxes at the same time that we have better roads and schools, economic development and uncluttered beaches, healthcare for everybody and a thriving natural environment. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Going Bare

More business owners are forgoing insurance -- some with the blessing of their lenders. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

One for the Record Books

$217-million verdict aside, most med-mal cases are unsuccessful, says one expert. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Spending Snapshots

A look at the varying tax rates in several of Florida's cities and counties. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Fixes?

A look at some possible approaches to attaining an equitable property tax structure in Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Making Tracks

Two pending deals between the state and CSX will reshape freight and commuter transportation in central Florida. Did everybody get a good deal? Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Mishaps

Walk into a local medical spa, and you may be swept away by the scent of aromatherapy and the promise of youthful rejuvenation. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Going South?

Earlier this year, Hugo Ch?vez, the fiery, anti-American president of Venezuela, unexpectedly announced he was slashing U.S. air service to his country. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Premium Solutions

On a plane trip some years ago, I sat next to an insurance company executive who gave me an interesting, if abbreviated, perspective on his business. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Insurance Down Under

A veteran of Florida's insurance scene offers some perspective from his new vantage point in Australia. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Two-Way Street

Mentoring once meant the old helping the young. But these days, it's a two-way street -- with teens helping elders all over Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Working on Commission

Steve Seibert's job is different from just about anybody else's in state government: As executive director of the Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, the former secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs has to see that Florida 50 Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Fighting for Voters' Rights

National Bar Association President Linnes Finney plans to focus his attention on making sure elections are fair. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Finding the Right Space

With Florida property taxes and insurance costs soaring, entrepreneurs have a lot to think about when choosing a business location. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Public vs. Private

Across the state, boaters are worried about dock space evaporating under the heat of rising land costs that are pushing waterfront property toward high-rise residential space. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Feeding the Demand

Across the state, 100,000 people work building all kinds of recreational boats. But like all manufacturing ventures, boat makers must balance the cost of labor and facilities against the need to ship products to dealers or buyers. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Shipshape

Florida's marine industry adjusts as consolidation ramps up and the number of public-access marinas shrinks Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

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