March 1, 2015

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Health Services

Health-Care Revolution Read more »
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Storm Warnings Read more »
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Business Services

Outside Help Read more »
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Construction and Mining

Hands-On Work Read more »
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Banking, Finance, Investments

Trying to Make Assets Grow Read more »
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It Takes Capital

Failures among Florida's major technology companies have become almost pandemic in recent years. Aerospace manufacturer Lockheed Martin turned off the lights in 1994 at a Daytona Beach facility that employed... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Naples As Never

The restaurant whirl in Naples has never been more exciting. Numerous newcomers have joined my old favorites: Farino's/Gilda's Casa Italiana (4000 North Tamiami Trail, 941/262-2883), St. George and the Dragon... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Faulty Appraisal

Back in the early 1980s, homeowners in Florida had a problem. Inflation was driving up their property values - and thus their property tax bills - at a rate that... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995


EducationAs a follow-up to your September article about the Broward school district, we would like to invite you to return to the school system and take a closer look. We... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Pretend Paupers

Cyber-surfing on a Sunday afternoon. Virtual America, like its real time and place analog, is a crowd of special interests, but I just know I can find the particular, narrow... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

More Than Just A Game

Whether teeing off at Black Diamond, putting at Doral or chipping at Avila, executives describe golf with words like "honor," "camaraderie" and "bonding." And then there's the business part. Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Diversifying Away From Profits

If 1995 was a bad year for you, take heart. You could've been Paul G. Kahn. The chairman and chief executive of Jacksonville-based Ideon Group Inc. saw his company lose... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Free(ze) Trade

One year ago, the Summit of the Americas commemorated and cemented a new regional order in which free trade, democracy and closer hemispheric ties ruled the day. A primary beneficiary... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Mouths That Roar

Can anyone question that these are mean-spirited times?Tempers are hair-triggered, rhetoric cutting and often crass, actions spiteful, revenge sweet. One-upmanship dominates, whether on a highway or in a supermarket check-out... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

The 25% Quick Fix

On a recent trip to the Bahamas, state Sen. Mario Diaz-Balart finally got to go shark diving. It's something he's always wanted to do, the longtime scuba enthusiast explains, as... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Around the State

Florida Some South Florida residential citrus trees near the Miami International Airport have been infected with the Asian strain of citrus canker, the most virulent of the two strains of... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Big Money On Campus

Academic purists may cringe, but Florida's universities are turning their faculties' best ideas into profits. In the three years since researchers at Florida International University disclosed a new chemical process... Read more »
Published on 12/1/1995

Robert Tolf's Favorite Delectables

Christmas gift giving should be a joy, not a burden. The perennial challenge is to find treasures that are painless to select and to deliver. Taste treats often do the... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1995

For The Holidays

Holiday time approaches, and it's not too early to begin planning just where you want to celebrate. Walt Disney World, of course, offers a bevy of banquets and special menus... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1995

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Gov Scott has proposed to increase funding to education, and half of those monies will come from property taxes. The debate is: A) is Scott's proposal a tax? Or, B) is Scott just using new monies that would come in because property values are increasing?

  • A) It's a tax
  • B) It's not a tax - only tapping natural increases in revenue

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