August 12, 2022

Newsmakers of the Year

Falcon 9 Rocket

Commercial launches are helping the Space Coast recover from the loss of the shuttle program. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Gun Owners

At the end of December 2012, Florida passed the 1 million mark in issuing permits for concealed weapons, becoming the first state in the nation to do to. The number rose dramatically at the end of 2012, in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn. (This story went to press before that event.) Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Northwest Florida Newsmakers

Quint Studer, BP, Jim Murdaugh and Navy Federal Credit Union Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Northeast Florida Newsmakers

Shahid Kahn, Ted Yoho and EverBank Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Southeast Florida Newsmakers

John Textor, Robert Runcie and Joe Rooney Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Miami Newsmakers

Marco Rubio, Carlos Migoya, Michael Swerdlow, Philip Frost, Jorge Perez and P. Michael Reininger Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Southwest Florida Newsmakers

Al Austin, Stephen Klasko, Progress Energy, Mystery Monkey and Jill Kelley Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Team USA

Florida was well represented at the 2012 Olympics in London, where 29 Florida athletes competed and brought home nine gold, four silver and two bronze medals. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Florida's Fallen Soldiers

American soldiers from Florida who died serving their country in 2012. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

State College Presidents

Florida has more top-performing community colleges than any other state. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Citizens

The state-run insurer brought some problems on itself. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

The Tourist

Visitor spending kept things from getting worse in Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Central Florida Newsmakers

Lake Nona, David and Jacqueline Siegel, The Villages and Theme Parks Read more »
Published on 12/21/2012

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read
Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read

Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen reads with kids at the Largo Public Library as part of the "Reading with the Rays" program. The event hits close to home for Feyereisen, who went to school to be a teacher and plans to become a teacher and coach once his baseball career is over.

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