August 16, 2022

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The World's Two Best Scientific Institutes Call Palm Beach County Home

JUPITER, FL – Nature Index has ranked Max Planck Society and Scripps Research as the world’s top two stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research. In fact, Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter, Florida campus... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2019

Foreclosure Starts Spike in Washington, Florida, Oregon and Louisiana; New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware Rank Highest in Foreclosure Rate; Completed Foreclosures Decrease 22 Percent

RVINE, Calif., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its April 2019 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows foreclosure filings... Read more »
Published on 5/16/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida's All-Time Record First Quarter Visitation

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida broke an all-time record for visitation during the first quarter of 2019 with 35.7 million people visiting the Sunshine State... Read more »
Published on 5/16/2019

Counter-Drone Technology to be Commercialized by Embry-Riddle and Drone Defense Systems LLC

New technology that detects and commandeers unauthorized drones, guiding them to land safely, will be commercialized under a licensing agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Drone Defense Systems LLC of Daytona Beach, Fla. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations

With summer approaching, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations as well as accompanying videos to supplement its Best Travel Credit Cards and Currency Exchange studies. To help travelers plan the... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Approves Tax Reform Package Lowering the Cost of Living on Families and Reducing Cost of Doing Business on Job Creators

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 15, 2019) — With the stroke of a pen, Governor Ron DeSantis today approved a Florida Chamber of Commerce-backed tax reform package that lowers the cost of... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Air Force announces basing candidates for US Combatant Command for Space

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The secretary of the Air Force selected six locations as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters for United States Space Command.This combatant command was approved... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Florida Tech Elected to Universities Space Research Association

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Tech was recently elected a member of the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), the 50-year-old nonprofit research corporation that utilizes in-house and university-based expertise to advance... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for May 19 in St. Petersburg

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve are holding an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day event on Saturday, May 19, in St. Petersburg.... Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Two of South Florida's Largest Employers Join Forces to Provide Jobs while Producing U.S. Military Uniforms and Veteran Interment Flags

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwill South Florida and Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global transportation and logistics company, announced today a multi-year investment and naming of the Ryder Apparel Manufacturing Division at the non-profit’s... Read more »
Published on 5/14/2019

Targeted Oncology Adds The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

Targeted Oncology™, a multimedia resource that offers content and expert opinions on standard and emerging treatments in the oncology field, announces the addition of The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO)... Read more »
Published on 5/13/2019

Attorney General Moody Files Major Antitrust Action Against Generic Drug Companies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody and 43 other attorneys general filed suit against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. and 19 other generic drug manufacturers in federal district court in Connecticut for... Read more »
Published on 5/13/2019

NIDA awards UF College of Pharmacy additional $3.4 million kratom grant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although kratom is seen as a possible remedy for drug addiction, it’s typically associated with harm in western countries but not in those in Southeast Asia where... Read more »
Published on 5/13/2019

FDA approves production of Transgenic Salmon in the United States

The FDA has approved the request of AquaBounty Technologies; a company with offices in Maynard, Massachusetts and Fortune, Prince Edward Island, specializing in biotechnology and genetics to produce genetically modified... Read more »
Published on 5/10/2019

IRONMAN Foundation to Provide $100,000 in Humanitarian Relief to Build 3D Printed Homes in Panama City

TAMPA, Fla. – The IRONMAN Foundation®, will provide a $100,000 Humanitarian Relief Effort Grant to the City of Panama City Community Development to help them solve the housing shortage created by Hurricane... Read more »
Published on 5/9/2019

Three Organizations Honored with Governor's Sterling and Georgia Oglethorpe Awards

Florida Sterling Council honors three diverse role model organizations. Read more »
Published on 5/9/2019

Nation's ability to manage health emergencies rises

Despite improvement, state-by-state analysis shows relatively slow rates of progress in 2018 as regional inequities in preparedness persist. Read more »
Published on 5/9/2019

2019 Cade Prize Announces the Final Four Teams

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention today announced these Final Four Cade Prize Competition Finalists: Anchor Biologics (Gainesville, FL), Capacitech Energy (Orlando, FL), ExtremeComms Lab (Fort Lauderdale, FL), and Path Optical Systems, Inc. (Orlando, FL).... Read more »
Published on 5/7/2019

UF nursing researchers awarded $2.57 million grant to focus on preventing falls among older patients

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers have been awarded a five-year $2.57 million grant for a project that will use registered nurses’ observation notes to... Read more »
Published on 5/7/2019

2019's Best Large Cities to Start a Business

Personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business.In order to help aspiring entrepreneurs maximize their chances for long-term prosperity, WalletHub compared 100 U.S.... Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

Florida Trend a Florida Magazine Association Finalist in Five Charlie Awards Categories

Florida Trend has been recognized by the Florida Magazine Association as a finalist in five categories in this year's Charlie Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in journalism and design from... Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 15 Best Large Cities to Start a Business

With May 5 kicking off National Small Business Week and half of Americans working for small businesses, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Large Cities to... Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

Redfin Mortgage Expands to Florida, Maryland and Tennessee

DALLAS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Redfin Mortgage, LLC is now offering loans to homebuyers in Florida, Maryland and Tennessee. Redfin Mortgage is a subsidiary of Redfin (, the tech-powered residential real estate company.... Read more »
Published on 5/5/2019

Office Depot, Inc. Appoints Richard Haas Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2019--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading B2B integrated distribution company providing business services and supplies, products and technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Richard Haas... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2019

PGTI Reports 2019 First Quarter Results

First Quarter Sales Growth of $33 Million Driven by Inclusion of Western Window Systems and Growth in Legacy New Construction Channel Read more »
Published on 5/3/2019

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