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August 14, 2018

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Judith A. Bense

Former UWF President Judith A. Bense, sheds light on what she learned growing up on a dairy farm and more. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

Stephen Leatherman, aka ‘Dr. Beach'

Steven Leatherman is a coastal ecologist and professor at Florida International University. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Florida 'Icon' Jeff Klinkenberg

Longtime journalist and author Jeff Klinkenberg Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

Historian Raymond Arsenault – a Florida Icon

Historian, writer, St. Petersburg; age 70 Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Greg Asbed is a ‘Florida Icon'

“Being born poor shouldn't be a life sentence,” Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Sherrill Milnes is a ‘Florida Icon'

Operatic baritone, Palm Harbor; age 83 Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Florida Icon: Pedro José Greer Jr.

Professor of medicine, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami; age 61. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

Al Hoffman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Real estate developer, former U.S. ambassador to Portugal, North Palm Beach; age 83 Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

Ronald ‘Winky' Wright is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former professional boxer and two-time light middleweight world champion, St. Petersburg; age 45 Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Steve Spurrier, Florida Icon

Former football player, football coach, Gainesville; age 72 Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Wilson Bradshaw is a ‘Florida Icon'

(Former president of Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers; age 71) Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Craig Fugate is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, former director of Florida's Emergency Management Division, Gainesville; age 58 Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Michael Saunders is a ‘Florida Icon'

Real estate executive, Sarasota; age 74 Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Joey Cornblit is a ‘Florida Icon'

First American-born jai alai star, Plantation; age 61 Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Alex Sink is a ‘Florida Icon'

Former banker and gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink opens up about life without her husband Bill McBride and other topics. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Norman Braman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Mega auto dealership owner Norman Braman talks about why he got into the auto business and more: “I came here in '69 with my wife and two very young daughters. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Bello Nock is a ‘Florida Icon'

Comic daredevil, Sarasota; age 48 Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Zev Buffman is a ‘Florida Icon'

Zev Buffman is CEO, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater; theater producer; founding partner, NBA's Miami Heat. He lives in Clearwater and is 86. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

M.J. Soileau is a ‘Florida Icon'

M.J. Soileau: former vice president for research and commercialization at the University of Central Florida; researcher and professor of optics, physics and engineering, Orlando, age 72. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Susan Benton is a ‘Florida Icon'

"Growing up in Miami, I understand and appreciate the importance of diversity. Florida is an amazing place because of its diversity." Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

Terry Stiles is a ‘Florida Icon'

The South Florida developer is Chairman and CEO of Stiles. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, age 69. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Theresa Manuel is a ‘Florida Icon'

The former Olympian, teacher and coach shares lessons she's picked up during her life: Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

Dan ‘Tater' Porter is a Florida Icon

Tater Porter is a rodeo champion and an Osceola County sheriff's deputy. Poarter lives in Kenansville and is age 45. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Joe Redner is a ‘Florida Icon'

Adult business entrepreneur, Tampa; age 76 Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Nicole Johnson is a 'Florida Icon'

The former Miss America, age 42, is a health educator and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

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