October 1, 2020

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TECO Peoples Gas sets record by ranking highest in the region in J.D. Power study 8 years in a row

Tampa, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2020) –For the eighth consecutive year, the residential customers of TECO Peoples Gas have rated the utility highest in customer satisfaction among midsize natural gas companies... Read more »
Published on 9/2/2020

UF researchers discover new type of black hole

UF researchers who helped confirm Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves observed a new type of black hole that challenges prior understanding of how the mysterious cosmic objects are formed across the universe.... Read more »
Published on 9/2/2020

Embry-Riddle business students partner with Space Florida to boost spaceport revenues

Graduate students in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s David B. O’Maley College of Business are taking a hands-on role in the exciting but complicated process of transforming the Cape Canaveral Spaceport into a hub... Read more »
Published on 9/2/2020

Publix Ranked No. 1 on PEOPLE's 50 Companies that Care List

Publix has been recognized as the No. 1 company that cares by PEOPLE. The fourth annual list will be featured in the Sept. 14, 2020, issue of PEOPLE magazine, which... Read more »
Published on 9/2/2020

FAU study finds health care professionals will accept money to violate privacy law

The next crop of health care professionals has a price when it comes to illegally releasing confidential medical information, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University, Baylor University and the... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2020

FSU to host ‘Fresh Check Week' mental health program

Florida State University will host Fresh Check Week — an uplifting event designed to bring the campus community together, increase awareness of mental health resources available to students and shine... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2020

Accelirate Named Fastest-Growing Company in South Florida

Accelirate Inc., the largest pure-play RPA and AI services provider in the United States, has been named the "Fast 50" winner on the South Florida Business Journal's annual Fastest-Growing Companies list.... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2020

Logo brands strikes exclusive deal with University of Florida to produce and sell Gators tailgate gear

 Logo Brands, Inc. has entered into a multi-year exclusive agreement with the University of Florida, effective immediately. The agreement grants Logo Brands exclusive rights to manufacture, produce and distribute University of Florida Gators tailgate... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2020

Prestigious Edison Awards coming to Fort Myers in 2021

The Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation and City of Fort Myers are proud to announce a joint partnership to sponsor and host the highly-acclaimed international Edison Awards in the heart... Read more »
Published on 8/27/2020

Mazzaro's Italian Market Opens at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport

Local favorite Mazzaro’s Italian Market has opened at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport for departing travelers in Gates 7-11 post-security passenger area. The market features a selection of Mazzaro’s favorite hot... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Duke Energy Florida announces three new battery storage sites, including special needs shelter and first pairing with utility solar

Duke Energy Florida plans to add three battery energy storage sites and nearly 30 megawatts to enhance power quality, reliability and critical services during outages, the company announced Tuesday. The... Read more »
Published on 8/25/2020

$1 million bequest will boost birding in Florida's State Parks

The Florida State Parks Foundation has received a $1 million bequest from a former Indialantic resident who was both a passionate birder and long-term Florida State Park volunteer.Bonnie Lizer who... Read more »
Published on 8/25/2020

Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Palm Beach County, Florida

PALM BEACH COUNTY – August 20, 2020— Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, creating hundreds of full-time jobs.... Read more »
Published on 8/20/2020

FSU funding helps researchers turn inventions into business ideas

A faster way to make test samples for the automotive and aerospace industries, an improved method for producing a wound-healing therapy and the development of an environmentally friendly X-ray material... Read more »
Published on 8/18/2020

Stein Mart, Inc. Voluntarily Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) today announced that it and its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company”) have filed voluntary petitions for relief under... Read more »
Published on 8/12/2020

Duke Energy provides more than $1 million in grants to support social justice, racial equity

Duke Energy, through its foundation, today announced the recipients of more than $1 million in employee-directed grants to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity. Grants will be... Read more »
Published on 8/12/2020

FSU celebrates largest cohort of McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowships in recent history

Six Florida State University assistant professors have received the Florida Education Fund’s (FEF) McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship. It is the largest cohort of FSU McKnight Fellows to date. The FEF’s... Read more »
Published on 8/12/2020

University of Florida hits record $900 million in research awards

Over the past 10 years, research awards to the university have increased 45% from $619 million in 2011. University of Florida faculty earned a record $900.7 million in research funding... Read more »
Published on 8/12/2020

Monster Jam Breaks 6 Guinness World Records Titles

Monster Jam®, the larger than life sport that leaves fans on the edge of their seats, has etched itself in the history books.  GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®, the global authority in... Read more »
Published on 8/12/2020

USF technology being tested for possible use on NASA moon mission

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2020) – A technology created at USF will be sent to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center next week to test its effectiveness under simulated space mission conditions. Civil... Read more »
Published on 8/10/2020

Engel & Völkers Continues East Central Florida Expansion with New Shop in Indialantic

Engel & Völkers today announced its latest franchise expansion in East Central Florida with Engel & Völkers Melbourne Beachside; marking the company’s third location in the region. Local market expert,... Read more »
Published on 8/10/2020

New STEM-focused doctoral program to prepare architects for leadership positions in design professions

FIU is the first Florida university to launch a Doctor of Design (DDes) degree to prepare architects for global leadership careers in design investigation, industry, applied research and related emerging technology fields. The... Read more »
Published on 8/5/2020

FDACS Asking Floridians to Report Suspicious Seed Packets from China

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is continuing to warn Floridians about unsolicited packages of seeds received through the mail. The seed packets, which may arrive unexpectedly in packages bearing Chinese... Read more »
Published on 8/3/2020

University of South Florida consolidation takes effect July 1

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida will officially begin operating under a single accreditation for the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee campuses on Wednesday, July 1.  Consolidating from... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2020

Stetson University Researcher Says Porn Does Not Cause Violent Sex Crimes

DELAND, Florida, July 29, 2020– Pornography creates a fantasy world for its fans, but does it lead to sexual aggression? That question has been the subject of numerous studies dating... Read more »
Published on 7/29/2020

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Tampa Bay Lightning boat parade begins night of celebration
Tampa Bay Lightning boat parade begins night of celebration

Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey club had a boat parade up the Hillsborough River to celebrate their Stanley Cup win Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2019.

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