October 5, 2022

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Mote Marine Laboratory Partners With Florida Gulf Coast University for Harmful Algal Bloom Research, Education

On April 4, 2019, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to kick off a partnership that addresses impacts... Read more »
Published on 4/10/2019

Walmart Plans Estimated $173 Million in Florida New Store Construction, Store Improvements and Innovations in 2019

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 10, 2019--Building on its commitment to save customers time and money in new ways, Walmart expects to spend an estimated $173 million this year in Florida through the... Read more »
Published on 4/10/2019

Tampa General Hospital first in Florida to use new single-incision robot

TAMPA, Fla., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa General Hospital has become the first hospital in Florida to successfully complete a urologic surgery using a sophisticated new robot, cutting just one small incision to allow... Read more »
Published on 4/8/2019

Winn-Dixie Turns Store Destruction into Resilient Return to the Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Wednesday, March 27, the Florida Keys Marathon Winn-Dixie debuted a brand new store to the excitement and cheers of the Keys community. The store team and community... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Awarded to Florida's Indian River State College and Miami Dade College

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2, 2019 —The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program announced today that Indian River State College (Fort Pierce, Florida) and Miami Dade College (Miami) are the winners of the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community... Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis, Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez Announce Dr. Scott A. Rivkees as Florida Surgeon General

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez announced the appointment Dr. Scott A. Rivkees as Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health. A practicing... Read more »
Published on 4/1/2019

Florida Is 2019's State with the 3rd Best Taxpayer ROI

With Tax Day approaching, WalletHub today released its latest analysis of the U.S. tax landscape, an in-depth look at the states with the Best & Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in... Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Florida and Las Vegas are the Best Markets for First-time Homebuyers

Millennials are the largest group of first-time buyers - and harder working, doing more research during the home-search process than older generations Read more »
Published on 3/24/2019

USF Presidential Search Committee Selects Four Finalists

TAMPA, Fla. (March 18, 2019) – The 15-member University of South Florida presidential search committee today selected four finalists, who will advance in the process to become the university’s seventh president.  The final... Read more »
Published on 3/19/2019

USF begins search to select its seventh president

The search to select the University of South Florida's seventh president will move forward the week of March 18 with a series of events open to the campus community and the public. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2019

Florida Poly unveils plans for state-of-the-art research building

Florida Polytechnic University announced plans to build another iconic building on its campus that will serve as a research hub for the Central Florida region... Read more »
Published on 3/13/2019

Satisfied Florida Voters Give Gov Best Score In 10 Years, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Voters Oppose Arming Teachers, School Officials

Florida voters approve 59 - 17 percent of the job newly-elected Gov. Ron DeSantis is doing, the highest approval rating for a Sunshine State governor in 10 years Read more »
Published on 3/13/2019

Introducing OnMed: The First Interactive Telemedicine Station to Diagnose Patients and Dispense Prescription Meds in Real Time

OnMed®, an innovative health technology company whose OnMed Station allows patients a virtual life-sized consultation with a physician and automated pharmaceutical services, is today announcing the official launch of the... Read more »
Published on 3/12/2019

Long-Term Brain Health Study Slated for Lakewood Ranch

Award-winning master-planned community will serve as living laboratory for scientists to investigate brain health across lifespan Read more »
Published on 3/12/2019

Bloomin' Brands announces CEO transition from Liz Smith to David Deno

TAMPA, Fla. -- Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (the “Company”), one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world with four founder-inspired brands including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine... Read more »
Published on 3/8/2019

GTE Financial Increases Minimum Wage to $16 an Hour

GTE Financial recently increased its starting wage to $16 an hour. Read more »
Published on 3/6/2019

Fine Arts Society of Sarasota recovers art stolen in 1991

Jon Corbino's piece, “Palette,” was discovered at a local estate sale Read more »
Published on 3/5/2019

UF Scientists Sequence Vanilla Genome, Could Support Domestic Industry

University of Florida scientists have sequenced the genome of Vanilla, which will help them select the best types for breeding new varieties of the popular plant to grow in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/5/2019

FPL announces plans to build four new solar power plants in 2019

Installation of more than 1 million solar panels included as part of FPL's plan to add 30 million more solar panels by 2030 Read more »
Published on 3/4/2019

Publix and Flagler Health+ Collaborate to Improve Care

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 1, 2019--Publix Pharmacy and Flagler Health+ announce an exclusive collaboration to improve the delivery of health care to the residents of St. Johns County, Florida. The collaboration... Read more »
Published on 3/4/2019

Office Depot and Alibaba.com Form Strategic Collaboration to Serve U.S. Businesses

NEW YORK & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2019-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading B2B integrated distribution company providing business services and supplies, products and technology solutions, and Alibaba.com, one of the world’s... Read more »
Published on 3/4/2019

Publix Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual Results for 2018

LAKELAND, Fla., March 1, 2019 — Publix’s sales for the three months ended Dec. 29, 2018 were $9.3 billion, a 3.8 percent increase from $8.9 billion in 2017. Comparable store... Read more »
Published on 3/4/2019

St. Petersburg Chamber Releases Housing Proposal

February 28, 2019 | St. Petersburg, FL – On Thursday, the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce released a proposal to increase the supply of housing that is affordable in the... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2019

FTE Networks Awarded Approximately $116 Million in New Infrastructure Contracts in January and February

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTE Networks, Inc. (NYSE American: FTNW) ("FTE" or the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative technology solutions for smart platforms, network infrastructure and intelligent buildings,... Read more »
Published on 2/28/2019

CONSUMER ALERT: Claims Process for Improperly Charged Toll and Car Rental Fees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today issued a consumer alert encouraging people improperly charged toll and PlatePass fees to file a claim. The claims process stems from a court enforceable... Read more »
Published on 2/27/2019

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University of Miami students teach South Florida kids scuba diving and sailing in the British Virgin Islands during the summer of 2022.

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