May 2019 Contents

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FEATURES

5G Technology

5G Connectivity

Not So Fast ...

Superfast 5G connectivity is coming to Florida. But don't hold your breath.

Local Issues
Control, Revenue Aesthetics

In 2017, the Legislature ordered cities and counties to open their utility poles to wireless carriers...

A Payday — for Years to Come

Companies building the infrastructure for 5G technology are ramping up hiring.

Now Boarding

An airline company makes a big play to get into the resort business.

Re-Sold

$2,000 for a pair of old sneakers? Welcome to the billion-dollar resale market in athletic footwear.

Trendlines

Up Front
Investing in Florida

In the blink of an eye, my wife, Jessica, and I are soon to be empty-nesters. Just as we’ve invested in our children, Florida needs to continue to invest in not only its airports and seaports, but its educational infrastructure as well.

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Mike Owen

“The good news is the public supports conservation. The bad news is we're loving Florida to death.”

Editor's Page
Off the Street

Kudos to Broward County's business and government leaders for taking on homelessness.

Around the State

MiamI-DADE
Voice of Experience

Seraphic Fire's mission: High-quality performances with cultural significance.

Southeast
Crafting a Business

Navroze Mehta sells Indian goods in about 5,000 stores in the U.S.

Southwest
The Depths of the Lungs

Flexible robotic endoscope deployed to aid the search for cancerous areas in lungs.

Transportation

Thinking Outside the 'Box'

Thinking Outside the 'Box'

Around Florida, distinctive neighborhoods are prospering - but economic success brings challenges to the neighborhoods' character.

Double Trucks

Florida is center stage in a push by the trucking industry for rule changes that would allow longer twin trailers.

Cargo Boom

Tampa's growing ports lands two more major shipping deals.

Wrong Turn

The next CEO of Orlando's bus system will face the same problem as predecessors.

Gate Space

Jacksonville plans a thrid concourse to handle airport growth.

Stepping off the Gas

FSU is ditching gas-powered buses.

Pharma-Air

Miami International's certification gives it a leg up on temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo.

Big Plans

The Port of Fort Pierce, a laggard among ports, targets the megayacht industry as it transforms itself.

 

Central
Gamer-Dome

Full Sail's Fortress can accommodate up to 500 spectators.

Northeast
Low-Energy Development

The PARC group has begone developing "eTown."

Northwest
Video Messaging

A Pensacola company taps the growing video brochure market

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Man in Florida paid off the lunch debt for more than 400 students. He hopes others follow suit
Man in Florida paid off the lunch debt for more than 400 students. He hopes others follow suit

Hundreds of Florida students in need were able to have their lunch debt paid off this week through a community group that banded together to set an example. “It has a lot of impacts if a child is happy and well-fed,” said Angie Vyas-Knight, who helps manage the Jupiter Mamas Facebook group.

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