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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

Statewide Players - Nov. 2006

Mark Foley, Clay Shaw, Bob Ricker, Alex Soto Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Icon: Carrie Meek

I made very good grades, and I was an athlete -- mostly basketball and track and field. During those days, women's sports did not have the kind of atmosphere that it has now. It was pretty much frowned upon outside of African-American universities. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Trendsetters - Nov. 2006

Rick Lind, University of Florida; Steve Kohler, Space Florida; Don Ariel, Raydon; James Takats, Mark Budd, Opinicus; Gary Langdon, Quadrant Software; Vince Virga, Skillstorm. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Recharging Florida Forever

Rising land prices and a flat budget have eroded the state's leading conservation program. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Surge

The number of African-American entrepreneurs is increasing rapidly in Florida. What the numbers say -- and a look at some entrepreneuers who are succeeding. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Loan of Contention

Students from Florida schools usually have among the highest rates in the country of defaulting on their federal student loans. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Sore Point

Mike Eidson, a veteran south florida product-liability attorney, wishes that when Floridians thought about trial lawyers, they'd think about guys like his friend Gary Pajcic of Jacksonville. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

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