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Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Florida Chamber's 2019 Jobs Agenda

Job creators gathering in Tallahassee today expressed their optimism that the Florida Chamber of Commerce's Jobs Agenda is largely aligned with Governor Ron DeSantis and legislative leaders Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Florida Is 2019's 2nd Most Sinful State

Every state is known for its own virtues and vices. But harmful behavior on the individual level can result in staggering economic costs, considering that gambling addiction costs the U.S.... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Stetson University HackerSpace Presents 3-D Car Racing Game Workshop

DELAND, Florida, Feb. 20, 2019 – High school and Stetson University college students and alumni have a chance to get behind the wheel and learn how to develop a 3-D car racing game... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Florida Introduces Community Solar Legislation to Expand Clean Energy Access, Jobs

Florida State Senator Lori Berman introduced community solar legislation (SB 1156), which will expand consumer access to affordable clean energy Read more »
Published on 2/19/2019

Royal Caribbean Orders Sixth Oasis-Class Vessel

MIAMI, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l'Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship for... Read more »
Published on 2/19/2019

WellCare Surpasses 1 Million Members in Florida

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2019  -- WellCare of Florida, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today its membership has surpassed 1 million members in the state of Florida across its Medicaid, Children's... Read more »
Published on 2/18/2019

FSC builds upon history of civic leadership though statewide educational program

LAKELAND (February 15, 2019) – Florida Southern College announced today the next phase of its decades-long civics education program. At a Celebration of Our Freedoms luncheon that drew an audience... Read more »
Published on 2/15/2019

Miami Dade College offers Florida's first Tesla START training program for service technicians

Miami, Feb. 15, 2019 – Miami Dade College (MDC) is the first institution in the Southeastern United States to partner with Tesla to offer a certificate training program for service technicians... Read more »
Published on 2/15/2019

INRIX: Congestion Costs Each American 97 hours, $1,348 A Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 11, 2019 – INRIX, Inc., the world leader in mobility analytics and connected car services, today published the 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard that identified and ranked congestion and... Read more »
Published on 2/15/2019

Publix Named One of the Best Companies to Work for, No. 1 among Big Companies

LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 14, 2019 — For the 22nd consecutive year, Publix has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 12, up from No. 47 last... Read more »
Published on 2/14/2019

Lockheed Martin Announces Expansion in Orange County

Lockheed Martin has announced the opening of its $50 million, 255,000 square foot Research & Development II facility in Orlando, Fla. Since 2017, Lockheed Martin has created more than 1,000... Read more »
Published on 2/13/2019

University of South Florida Named the Nation's Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2019) - The University of South Florida (USF) is the number one producer of Fulbright Scholars in the United States for 2018-2019, according to a new list... Read more »
Published on 2/12/2019

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Names Interim President

St. Petersburg, Fla. – February 8, 2019 – Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital today announced that Tom Kmetz will join as interim president beginning February 18, 2019. Kmetz has a long... Read more »
Published on 2/12/2019

Jeff Carcara Joins Bloomin' Brands as President of Bonefish Grill

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2019-- Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLMN) today announced the appointment of Jeff Carcara as President of Bonefish Grill. In this role, Carcara will be responsible for leading the operations and development for Bonefish... Read more »
Published on 2/11/2019

Florida gas prices fall again after 8-cent hike

Gas prices in Florida are declining again, after rising 8 cents two weeks ago. Florida gas prices have fallen an average total of 5 cents in the past 10 days. After reaching... Read more »
Published on 2/11/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jonathan Satter as Secretary of the Department of Management Services

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jonathan Satter to serve as the Secretary of the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS). “I’m pleased to announce that... Read more »
Published on 2/11/2019

OCULUS sets sights on Port St. Lucie expansion

Port St. Lucie, Feb. 7 – Ophthalmic surgical instrument maker OCULUS Surgical, Inc. held an expansion announcement ceremony on February 7 on the future site of the company’s planned $7... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2019

U.S. Department of Education Designates UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution

The U.S. Department of Education this week officially designated the University of Central Florida as a Hispanic Serving Institution, paving the way for the university to compete for federal funding... Read more »
Published on 2/6/2019

UF researcher finds link between common food poison toxin and colorectal cancer

UF researchers have found a link between colorectal cancer in mice and the most commonly reported bacterial cause of food poisoning in the United States. Read more »
Published on 2/4/2019

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3.1 million cars on Florida roads have open recalls
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With July Fourth holiday travel just days away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Carfax are alerting Florida vehicle owners of open recalls that need to be taken care of, most free of charge.

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