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September 24, 2018

Big Bend

Legislative Preview 2008: Once Again, a Budget Crunch

Will a revenue shortfall prompt changes to Florida's budget and tax system this time? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Northwest Florida Players - March 2008

Mark Wilson, Florida Chamber of Commerce; Martin Small, Carol Carlan, Wachovia; Thaddeus Cohen, Pensacola community development Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Northwest & Big Bend Business Briefs - Feb. 2008

Fort Walton Beach's first downtown parking garage; Franklin County schools; The Plantation at Freeport; Northwest Florida Water Management governing board; 84 Lumber; Geothermal heating and cooling system; Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Northwest & Big Bend Business Briefs - Dec. 2007

Crestview; Freeport; Gulf Breeze; Marianna; Chipley; Panama City; Panama City Beach; Pensacola; Santa Rosa County; Tallahassee Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Re-Reforming Insurance

A band of insurance reformers thinks it has found a better answer. Can it find a political sponsor to champion it? Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

BIG BEND: Rounding out the Economy

Tallahassee is getting serious about diversifying its economy. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Defending the Castle

When it comes to affordable housing, government makes things worse -- and better. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Feb. 2007

Crestview, Escambia County, Freeport, Jackson County, Northwest Florida, Pensacola, Port St. Joe, Santa Rosa County, Santa Rosa / Okaloosa Counties, Tallahassee, Walton County. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Clean Power

Tallahassee has given the green light to green power. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Northwest Florida Players - Dec. 2006

Gen. William L. "Spider'' Nyland, Lt. Col. Sharon Heise, Randy Williams, Alec Hargreaves. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Dec. 2006

Bay County, Crestview, Holmes, County, Northwest Florida, Okaloosa County, Tallahassee, Wakulla County. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Going with the Flow

A long-gone and nearly forgotten series of small waterfalls, believed by many historians to have influenced the siting of Florida's capital... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Bringing Business

It's OK to use public funds to attract businesses or help existing businesses grow, according to a recent survey. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

FSU Record

Florida State University set a record in fiscal year 2005-06 in total research grants, at $190 million, a 17.9% increase over the previous year's $161.1 million. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Nov 2006

Escambia County, Madison County, Milton, Okaloosa/Santa Rosa Counties, Pace, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Walton County. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Oct. 2006

Century, Escambia County, Fort Walton Beach, Freeport, Leon County, Northwest Florida, Okaloosa County, Pensacola Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Northwest Florida Players - Oct. 2006

Clyde Mathis, Edwin Rodriguez, Zenna Corbin, James A. Cherry, Charles J. Rasberry. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Prophet Without Honor?

Leon County's test of its electronic voting machines angered the manufacturer and state officials - then California did a similar test. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006


Tallahassee and Leon County planners for a decade have envisioned preservation of the wetlands and forested uplands of the St. Marks River flood plain, facilitating the purchase of 4,700 acres to add to a patchwork of green spaces that eventually could co Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Capital Move

Foley & Lardner hasn't been particularly well known for its presence in the state capital. That's about to change. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Sept. 2006

Bay County, Milton, Navarre Beach, Northwest Florida, Okaloosa County, Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Tallahassee, Taylor County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Northwest Florida Players - Sept. 2006

Gerald L. Hoewing, Charles Wood, Willie C. Taylor, Lydia McKinley-Floyd. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Ethanol Fever

Jacksonville-based Gate Petroleum Co. plans a $100-million ethanol production plant -- the third such facility planned in Florida, where no gas stations presently sell gasoline blended with ethanol. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Northwest Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2006

Callaway, Crestview, Defuniak Springs, Madison, Panama City Beach, Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Northeast Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2006

Clay County, Jacksonville, Lake City, Nassau County, Ponte Vedra Beach. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

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Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands
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Two of the Venetian Islands are part of Miami while the other four belong to Miami Beach. Some residents of Biscayne and San Marco islands say they want to join Miami Beach, but they face an uphill battle.

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