October 2, 2022

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2019's Best States for Summer Road Trips + 84 Million People Advocate for Credit Card Test

With consumer demand for gas approaching its annual peak and people across the country preparing to drive to vacation destinations, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released three key reports to help people... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Patient Savings Act

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 1113: Health Insurance, also known as the Patient Savings Act. This legislation enables health insurers to offer incentives to Floridians who shop... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Plan to Evaluate Security of Elections Systems in Florida and a Total of $5.1 Million for Election Cybersecurity

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of State (DOS) and Florida’s 67 County Supervisors of Elections will engage in a cooperative cybersecurity initiative ahead of... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Florida adds more than 1.2 million children since 1990, with improvements in education, but loses ground in both health and economic well-being

30th KIDS COUNT® Data Book provides the most comprehensive annual report on child well-being in the United States and looks at changing demographics of U.S. children since 1990 Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

GuideWell Innovation Selects Six Women-founded Health Tech Companies for Summer Scale-Up Accelerator Cohort

GuideWell Innovation Selects Six Women-founded Health Tech Companies for Summer Scale-Up Accelerator Cohort GuideWell Innovation, in affiliation with Springboard Enterprises, has selected six health technology companies for the Summer 2019 GuideWell Scale-Up... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Florida Pavilion Opens at Paris Air Show, Largest Exhibit of any U.S. State

PARIS, France (June 17, 2019) – This morning, the Florida Pavilion debuted at the world’s largest air show in Paris, marking its 30th year at the show. Twenty-five aviation/aerospace industry leaders from... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Work-Life Balance, Career Development and Mission Keep Moffitt Cancer Center on Computerworld's List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

TAMPA, Fla. (June 17, 2019) — When doctors diagnosed Brenda Schlagenhauf with breast cancer last year, she knew she would receive the best possible treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center as a patient and... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Ringling College Honored with 2019 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Sarasota, FL – June 17, 2019 – Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that it is the recipient of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

AT&T Invests Nearly $3.2 Billion Over 3-Year Period to Boost Florida Networks

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At AT&T1, we've invested nearly $3.2 billion in our Florida wireless and wired networks during 2016-2018. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. We've... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Free Kids' Fishing Clinic in Cape Canaveral promises day of learning, fun

The Free Kids' Fishing Clinic in Cape Canaveral will be held at Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal #1, 9050 Discovery Place, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Watson Realty Listing Selected as Finalist in HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019

Jacksonville, Fla. – June 14, 2019 – A listing represented by Jan Shields of Watson Realty Corp.’s Atlantic Beach office has been selected as a finalist in the HGTV Ultimate House... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Florida women to pursue higher paying jobs in construction

Local Nonprofits Offer Free Construction Skills Course For Women Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

State-by-State Economic Impact of Real Estate Activity

How is the housing market in your state affecting the local economy? These reports outline the total economic impact of real estate related industries on the state economy, as well... Read more »
Published on 6/15/2019

Snake hitchhikes from Florida to Hawaii in a backpack

June 12, 2019 HONOLULU – A small juvenile snake was captured after it was seen slithering out of a newly arrived visitor’s backpack Monday night at a Maui vacation rental... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

Sage Presents: Summer Solstice Garden Party, June 21 In Partnership with Hendrick's Gin

SARASOTA, Florida – Sage is in bloom, and on Friday, June 21, the downtown Sarasota destination celebrates the mysteries and magic of the lush season with a Summer Solstice Garden... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

Florida CraftArt announces awards: Woof, Meow, Chirp and Slither: Artists Interpret the World of Pets

Woof, Meow, Chirp and Slither: Artists Interpret the World of Pets, a juried exhibition at Florida CraftArt of original art that showcases artists’ interpretations of the world of pets, opened... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

HIGHLIGHTS: Board of Governors Meeting June 11-13

TAMPA — The Board of Governors advanced several initiatives this week to maintain the State University System’s upward trajectory, making decisions about the strategic direction of Florida’s 12 public universities... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles

Auburndale, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles, which removes unnecessary obstacles that hinder the development of autonomous vehicle technology and solidifies Florida’s position as a... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

2019's Best States to Live in America

With peak moving season in swing and Americans considering where to settle down, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on2019’s Best States to Live in as well as accompanying videos. To help... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

CareerSource CLM staff thanked as Hurricane Michael Heroes

Ocala, Fla. (June 13, 2019) – The CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion board was thanked Wednesday as staff were recognized as “Hurricane Michael Heroes” by CareerSource Gulf Coast. CareerSource Gulf Coast and CareerSource... Read more »
Published on 6/13/2019

Market-Leading Cybersecurity Company KnowBe4 Raises $300 Million in a Round Led By KKR

KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that it will receive a $300 million investment led by leading global investment firm KKR,... Read more »
Published on 6/12/2019

SRQ Sets All-Time Passenger Record for May

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) passenger traffic for the month of May set an all-time record with 161,435 passengers traveling through the airport.  Traffic for May 2019 was up 39.9%... Read more »
Published on 6/12/2019

NOAA forecasts very large ‘dead zone' for Gulf of Mexico

June 10, 2019NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone or ‘dead zone’ – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other... Read more »
Published on 6/12/2019

NOAA readies for COSMIC-2 satellite launch

COSMIC-2, a mission of six satellites designed to improve weather forecasts and space weather monitoring, is set to launch no earlier than June 24 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a... Read more »
Published on 6/12/2019

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Ransom Everglades School students test their experiment to be carried by NASA rocket
Ransom Everglades School students test their experiment to be carried by NASA rocket

A NASA-sponsored rocket will carry an experiment devised by physics students from Ransom Everglades School to the edge of space. See how they tested their experiment.

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