May 2017 Contents
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Florida's Drug Rehab Industry
Addicted to rehab: A look at Florida’s sober houses
Bad actors in Florida's addiction treatment industy built a business model that turned recovering addicts into cash cows and produced overdoses, suicides and troubled neighborhods.
Jacksonville's Lenny Curry
Jacksonville's new mayor "is making lots of noise" in tackling some big, longstanding problems.
Open arms, no hands
Florida has positioned itself well for a driverless future, but there's a long road ahead before autonomous vehicles are commonplace.
Up Front - Publisher's Column
Read about Florida’s High Tech Corridor, driverless cars, trade and transportation statewide and check out our special section on Florida Getaways.
"My mother was a perfectionist. Growing up, everything had to be perfect. That's not so good. I didn’t raise my children that way."
Batty: UF builds a third bat house
It took some doing for the University of Florida to lure hundreds of bats away from Florida Field and to a new bat house.
Beyond the essentials
In Lake Nona, you can play with fabulous croquettes of lighter-than-air moon globes of yucca and soft-cooked quail eggs, sip tequila in a witty Spicy Gummy Bear or just tuck into a solid burger worthy of a gastro pub.
For the good
The Florida Bar recognizes attorneys who volunteer their time and skills
Art of the deal
For the purpose of this column, I want to focus on how Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry took on the LGBTQ-related issue and ask you to decide how you feel about his approach.
Spotlight: High-Tech Corridor
The 23-county Corridor across Florida's midsection is changing the state's economy by growing a solid base of high-tech talent and entrepreneurship.
TRANSPORTATION & TRADE
The President's impact
How will Trump's policies affect Florida? Plus, a conversation with Jim Bacchus, TopRank lists of airports, seaports, foreign trade zones.
Around the State
Making a breakthrough
A Miami-Dade program guides at-risk kids through their school years.
Long range plan
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is opening its latest shooting range in Palm Beach County.
A mainstay retires
Barbara Mainster built RCMA into the largest non-profit child-care provider in the state.
Life or death
A state attorney's decision becomes a referendum on the death penalty.
Just three operators now control Jacksonville's six TV stations.
A chance meeting lands GKN Aerospace in Bay County.
Now is the perfect time to enjoy the fabulous Florida sun and take advantage of special rates and savings [special advertising section].
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