May 22, 2022

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Florida has the 2nd Highest Job Resignation Rate in the U.S.

With Americans quitting their jobs at record rates during the so-called “Great Resignation,” WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s States With the Highest Job Resignation Rates, along with accompanying videos, plus... Read more »
Published on 5/19/2022

Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (May 18, 2022) – University of South Florida President Rhea Law announced today that Christian Hardigree will be the next regional chancellor of the USF St. Petersburg campus. Hardigree,... Read more »
Published on 5/18/2022

Fox Rock Foundation makes major gifts to manatee protection organizations

Fox Rock Foundation has announced million-dollar gifts to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and Save the Manatee Club. Both are nonprofit organizations undertaking critical work to protect the... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Broward Educator Named 2023 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalist

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 17, 2022 – Today, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) named Seema Naik, a fourth-grade teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School in Broward County, as a finalist for... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Saint Leo University President Receives Key to City of Tampa

ST. LEO, FL – Saint Leo University President Jeffrey D. Senese received the key to the City of Tampa on Friday, May 13. Senese accepted the key on behalf of... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. In a new paper published... Read more »
Published on 5/12/2022

Tampa Bay Times wins investigative reporting Pulitzer Prize for 'Poisoned' series about Tampa lead smelter

Tampa Bay Times reporters Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray have won the Pulitzer Prize in the investigative reporting category for exposing dangers at a Tampa factory, the state’s... Read more »
Published on 5/10/2022

Aquatic Scholar Eugenie Clark To Be Honored With Forever Stamp

What: The U.S. Postal Service will honor ichthyologist and oceanographer Eugenie Clark with a Forever stamp. The first-day-of-issue event will be held at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota,... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2022

PODS® Announces 2021-22 Relocation Trends, Including Top 20 Destinations

PODS Enterprises, LLC, the industry leader in portable moving and storage solutions, today released its second annual relocation trends report. The company's analysis of customer moves, completed in 2021 through early 2022, identified the top 20 moving destinations over the last year. Read more »
Published on 4/29/2022

Florida Chamber Foundation report lays out new blueprint for Florida manufacturing, logistics and trade growth

Florida's standing in the global economy – now the equivalent of Mexico at 15th with the potential to be bigger than 10th place South Korea by 2030 – could experience a transformational boost with continued focus and investment on manufacturing, logistics and trade infrastructure and operations, says a new report from the Florida Chamber Foundation... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2022

FWC planting native aquatic plants to help restore Lake Istokpoga

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin a major aquatic habitat restoration effort on Lake Istokpoga this May. The FWC is planting more than 140,000 native aquatic... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Stone crab season ends May 2

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab season in state and federal waters will end on May 2, with the last day of harvest being May 1. Commercially harvested stone crab... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

FWC thanks building owners for hosting nesting shorebirds

With shorebird and seabird nesting season underway, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) thanks building owners for hosting species such as black skimmers, least terns, roseate terns and... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Last chance for FWC's WildQuest this weekend!

This Friday through Sunday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host the second weekend of its annual Florida WildQuest event, a fun and family-friendly scavenger hunt experience. This weekend’s... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports Historic March Traffic

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 26, 2022) – During March, 1,514,046 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 30 percent compared to... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

USA's Extraordinary Female Ad and Film Entrepreneur Tian Liu Gets Candid

Tian Liu, the Chinese filmmaker often considered to be the most influential female entrepreneur in USA, is evolving with times, and her production house, Tigertail Pictures, has ventured into creating... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Coral Gables Museum Hosts A Closing Reception For The Exhibit “Julio Larraz: The Kingdom We Carry Inside”

The Coral Gables Museum in partnership with the Julio Larraz Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to preserving, promoting and transmitting the legacy of the prolific artist, hosts a closing reception... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Daruma Tech Tapped By Florida Atlantic University To Build Trip-planning App To Ease Student Commutes

South Florida college students will soon enjoy shorter and less-stressful commutes to campus while helping researchers better understand the link between accessible transportation and college success, thanks to U-Ride, a... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Third Annual Pride On The Block adds LGBTQ+ Youth Pride Party to this Year's Lineup

In light of recent political attacks targeting LGBTQIA+ youth, event organizers saw a need to provide the young LGBTQIA+ community with a space to be themselves, meet other kids like... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

MANTA Names Tampa Bay, Florida Its U.S. Headquarters

Data lineage platform MANTA announced it has established Tampa, FL as its new U.S. headquarters. The announcement comes as the company, founded in 2016 in Prague, Czechia, has witnessed significant global growth... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital announces new center for complex care

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital today announced the launch of a new complex care center to enhance access to highly specialized pediatric care in South Florida. A new alliance with Boston... Read more »
Published on 4/25/2022

2022's Greenest States

With Earth Day upon us and the U.S. having experienced $343 billion in damage from natural disasters during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Greenest States, as well as accompanying... Read more »
Published on 4/22/2022

FAMU Provost Maurice Edington Elected to Serve as SUS CAVP Chair

Florida A&M University (FAMU) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maurice Edington, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the State University System (SUS) Council of Academic Vice Presidents (CAVP).... Read more »
Published on 4/22/2022

Togal.AI chosen by Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary and wins International Startup Competition

MIAMI, Fla. – As Miami’s tech scene continues to grow, Togal.AI is standing out as one of the most promising new startups. The Artificial Intelligence construction company is taking home the... Read more »
Published on 4/20/2022

Embraer brings over 150 jobs to Melbourne, Florida facility

Melbourne, Florida, April 19, 2022 – Embraer, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, is now hiring for more than 150 open positions at its Melbourne, Florida facility.... Read more »
Published on 4/19/2022

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Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station
Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station

Boeing successfully launched its multi-billion dollar Starliner space capsule from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Thursday evening.

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