July 28, 2021
Florida Business News

Trade rebounding at Florida ports after pandemic plunge

Florida port leaders say they have seen cargo trade rebound and see opportunities for growth in what the report describes as the “emerging post-pandemic world.”

For heart of hurricane season, drone boats sent from Jacksonville to face storms' fury

The key to making hurricane forecasts suddenly clearer and more accurate might have floated out to sea from Jacksonville last week on something looking like orange surfboards with wings.

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance CEO and president steps down

Dom DiMaio, the chief executive officer and president of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, has accepted a new job as president of RITE Technology.

Plastic surgeon wants to open new medical school in downtown Celebration

The Center at Celebration, former home to Stetson University’s Central Florida campus, has sold for the second time in less than two years to a doctor who wants to open a medical school there.

Sarasota and Manatee counties take different approaches to red tide fish kills

Local municipalities are taking a variety of approaches toward cleaning up the dead fish and sea life killed by red tide, an effort that some experts could help stem the effects of of the ongoing bloom.

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Sharks seen in Longboat Key canals are trying to avoid red tide, experts say
Sharks seen in Longboat Key canals are trying to avoid red tide, experts say

Residents who live on the water along Longboat Key are used to seeing all sorts of marine life in their backyard canals, but the view they had last week was unlike anything they’ve seen before – and experts say it’s because of the red tide bloom impacting the area.

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