December 2, 2022

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Ringling College Studio Labs Wraps Season Ten, Begins Shooting Beau Bridges and Semkhor Feature Film Project – Acting: The First Six Lessons July 5th

Sarasota, FL – July 2, 2019 – Ringling College of Art and Design and Semkhor Productions today announced the wrap of Season Ten of the Ringling College Studio Labs, and that the 2019... Read more »
Published on 7/3/2019

June's consumer sentiment rises despite mixed signals

After a sharp decline last month, consumer sentiment among Floridians increased 1.2 points in June to 97.2 from May’s revised figure of 96.0. Among the five components that make up... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee Designates Orlando Main Streets as Florida Main Street Program of the Month

TALLAHASSEE – Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced today that the Orlando Main Streets program has been designated the July 2019 Florida Main Street Program of the Month. Programs... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces 66 Appointments and Reappointments to Florida's Judicial Nominating Commissions

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the following appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions: Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission Jeanne T. Tate, of Tampa, is the... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $40 million Available through Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) are accepting economic development project proposals for the Florida Job Growth... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

UF Health researchers identify nine noncancer drugs with the potential to improve cancer survival

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF Health researchers sifting through millions of electronic health records found evidence that nine drugs already being used to treat other health conditions may also have the... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

2019's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation

With July being National Parks and Recreation Month and America’s largest cities investing over $8 billion on parks this past year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's... Read more »
Published on 7/2/2019

Florida Department of State Announces Events & Opportunities to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

TALLAHASSEE – On July 20, 1969, the United States of America accomplished a feat of impossibilities by landing the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle on the moon. Florida played a key role... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

USF Welcomes President Steven C. Currall

Steven C. Currall became the seventh president of the University of South Florida System on July 1, 2019. He also is a tenured professor of management in the Muma College... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida Announce Partnership

MIAMI/BOCA RATON, Fla. – July 1, 2019 – Today, Baptist Health South Florida announced the completion of its partnership with Boca Raton Regional Hospital. With this, Boca Raton Regional Hospital... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Collier County felons owe $94 million in fines

NAPLES, FL – Last Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill (SB 7066) related to Amendment 4 and felon voting rights, which went into effect today. The new law... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Florida Lottery Players Now Have More Days to Play CASH4LIFE

TALLAHASSEE – Beginning today, you can play the multi-state Draw game, CASH4LIFE®, any day of the week! Drawings have moved from Monday and Thursday nights to nightly drawings.  Each CASH4LIFE ticket... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Everglades Boater Education Program Goes into Effect Aug. 1

Starting Aug. 1, Everglades National Park will require all marine boaters to have completed the park’s Boater Education Program. Over 4,000 boaters have already completed the free online course, which... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Record-Breaking 48.9 Million Americans to Travel this Independence Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 25, 2019) – More Americans than ever recorded by AAA, nearly 49 million, are making plans to honor the red, white and blue with an Independence Day... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Gas Prices Jump a Nickel Ahead of Independence Day Holiday

Following weeks of steady pump price declines, gas prices are starting to increase across the country. On the week, a gallon of regular unleaded is, on average, a nickel more... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies Set Closing Date for Merger

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and L3 Technologies (NYSE:LLL) announced that they have received the necessary regulatory approvals for their all-stock merger and have set a closing date of June 29, 2019.... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Florida's New Wireless Communications While Driving Law

The Florida Department of Highways Safety and Motor Vehicles is partnering with the Florida Department of Transportation and law enforcement partners to educate Floridians on the changes to distracted driving... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

FAMU Law Receives Pro Bono Law School Challenge Award for Outstanding Alumni Engagement

Orlando, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law received The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2019 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge Award for Outstanding Alumni Engagement. FAMU Law placed... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Florida Congressmen Bilirakis and Crist Join American Flood Coalition

Gulf Coast representatives display bipartisan commitment to policy solutions for flooding and sea level rise. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Florida Trend receives five 'Editorial Excellence' honors from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers

The Alliance of Area Business Publishers (AABP) presented 116 Editorial Excellence awards to newspaper and magazine business periodicals on June 29, 2019 Read more »
Published on 7/1/2019

Barber Klein Contractors awarded USCG RMACC Contract

Jacksonville, Florida 06/28/2019 — Barber Klein Contractors was awarded the Regional Multiple Award Construction Contract (RMACC) Region 7 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) United States Coast Guard.... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

New partnership to boost manufacturing industry

Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the South Florida Manufacturing Association (SFMA) announced a new partnership to foster the growth of the manufacturing industry in Palm Beach County. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

SVN expands Florida presence with addition of SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

New SVN office is led by nationally-recognized market leaders in land and other commercial real estate assets; will help SVN deliver its industry-leading services to clients along I-4 corridor and across the state Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

VerdeGo Aero and SeaMax to Join Embry-Riddle's Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar

Innovative Firms to Bring More Jobs to Volusia County Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

Groundbreaking for mental health center truly breaks new ground

$40 Million, 180,000 sq. ft. 208-bed center gives new hope for individuals with mental health issues in Miami-Dade Read more »
Published on 6/27/2019

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Check out this Miami Beach art exhibit made by chimpanzees
Check out this Miami Beach art exhibit made by chimpanzees


Take a look at the ‘@rt by Chimps’ exhibit at the New World Symphony Center in Miami Beach. Chimpanzee artists painted 15 canvases that were up for sale during the fundraising event and all proceeds from sales go toward the Save The Chimps sanctuary.

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