April 17, 2014

Tampa Bay

Selling Patients

For years, Ira Warder, a law enforcement lieutenant with the Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance Fraud, heard stories of so-called "patient brokering" schemes -- a crime in which automobile accident victims are bought and sold Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - Oct. 2005

News from Sarasota, cape Coral, Clearwater, Collier County, Lakeland, Largo, Naples, Oldsmar, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Fueling An Interest

While Florida ranks third in the nation in gasoline consumption, it's one of only 14 states where drivers can't choose a cleaner-burning and cheaper mix of gasoline and ethanol. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - Sept. 2005

News from Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Coming Clean

In 1999, Tampa Electric's "dirty dinosaurs" were working overtime to feed the energy demands of a booming Hillsborough County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Whodunnit? Who Knows?

For sheer weirdness, it will be very hard to top a Judicial Qualifications Commission investigation that concluded this summer. The case is linked to dark allegations that have swirled about the Hillsborough County courthouse for years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2005

Clearwater, Collier County, Fort Myers, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Manatee County, Naples, Palmetto, Pasco County, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Resurgence

Just two years ago, it was as impossible to catch a movie in downtown Orlando as it was for a downtown worker in St. Petersburg to go grocery shopping on her lunch break. Today, in those cities and others across Florida the downtown has infrastructure of Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

A Tale of Two Online Entrepreneurs

A Clearwater-based electronic trading network has ridden innovation and regulatory changes to success, and a Plantation-based outfit has capitalized on a niche market of heavy traders who want the same tools as big brokers. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - June 2005

Bradenton, Clearwater, Collier County, Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - May 2005

News of Clearwater, Fort Myers, Manatee County, Osprey, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

No Shortage of Jobs

Several high-profile job losses grabbed headlines last year in Tampa Bay, but business leaders say the region continues to generate jobs at a heady clip. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Pay Protest

Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, is now the second-highest paid university president in the state after the school's board raised her salary by 5% to $342,720 and awarded her a $35,000 bonus. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - March 2005

Belleair, Cape Coral, Gulfport, Hillsborough County, Lakeland, Manatee County, Southwest Florida, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Tarpon Springs. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Southwest/Tampa Bay In the News - Feb. 2005

News from Bartow, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Hillsborough County, Naples, Polk County, Safety Harbor, Sarasota, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Trinity. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Alternatives

Pinellas joins Orange and Bay counties in hiring a private company to deal with disruptive students. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Southwest Florida Business Briefs - Jan. 2006

Belleair, St. Petersburg, Tampa. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

The Next Step

In Tampa, non-profit Tampa Bay Research Institute focuses on finding cures for chronic and infectious diseases, including cancer. It employs about 20 full-time workers, including 10 research scientists. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

A Different Direction

Women find a thriving environment as business owners in Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Slim Pickin's

Florida farmers will feel the impact for years. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2004

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