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    New study finds polluted water from Lake Okeechobee decreases home values

    New research by Florida Realtors® of the effect of polluted water on homeowner property values shows a potential decrease of nearly $1 billion in Lee and Martin Counties. This loss is attributable to polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the...

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    New research by Florida Realtors® of the effect of polluted water on homeowner property values shows a potential decrease of nearly $1 billion in Lee and Martin Counties. This loss is attributable to polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the...

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    Gov. Scott: Florida Families Have Saved More Than $196 Million from Auto Tag...

    Almost 7 Million Registrations Have Resulted in Savings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida families have saved more than $196 million since the reductions in Florida’s motor vehicle registration fees went into effect on...

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    Almost 7 Million Registrations Have Resulted in Savings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida families have saved more than $196 million since the reductions in Florida’s motor vehicle registration fees went into effect on...

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    Scandinavian Countries Highlight “Fresh From Florida” Grapefruit in New Promotion

    “Fresh From Florida” promotions in Scandinavia TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today a new partnership between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Nordic Total Produce that will...

    Mar 30 • 217 Views • Comments Off

    “Fresh From Florida” promotions in Scandinavia TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today a new partnership between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Nordic Total Produce that will...

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    Coalition Forms to Defend Local Property Rights, Oppose Waste of Taxpayer Funds for...

    ~ Beach Nourishment Project Threatens Local Property Rights and Taxpayer Funds ~ Tallahassee, Fla. – A broad-based coalition of Walton County taxpayers and landowners have joined together to oppose the controversial Walton County beach nourishment project....

    Mar 30 • 160 Views • Comments Off

    ~ Beach Nourishment Project Threatens Local Property Rights and Taxpayer Funds ~ Tallahassee, Fla. – A broad-based coalition of Walton County taxpayers and landowners have joined together to oppose the controversial Walton County beach nourishment project....

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    No Medicaid Expansion? No Problem For Safety-Net Hospital Profits

    Mar 5 • 5926 Views

    Hospitals that treat many poor and uninsured patients were expected to face tough financial times in states that did not expand Medicaid under the federal law known as Obamacare. That’s because they would get less Medicare and Medicaid funding under the Affordable Care Act, while still having to provide high levels of charity care. But in some of the largest states that did not expand Medicaid, many safety-net hospitals fared pretty well last year — even better than in 2013 in many cases, according to their financial d... Read more >>

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Scott to Highlight Job Growth at Adecco in Jacksonville

    Mar 31 • 117 Views

    JACKSONVILLE, FL – Tomorrow, April 1, Governor Rick Scott will highlight job growth at Adecco in Jacksonville. WHAT: Press Conference WHEN: 10:00 AM WHERE: Adecco 1301 Riverplace Blvd. Jacksonville, FL Contact: media@eog.myflorida.com, (850) 717- 9282... Read more >>

  • Florida Realtor

    New study finds polluted water from Lake Okeechobee decreases home values

    Mar 31 • 155 Views

    New research by Florida Realtors® of the effect of polluted water on homeowner property values shows a potential decrease of nearly $1 billion in Lee and Martin Counties. This loss is attributable to polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers and estuaries, according to the study, which was supported in part by Everglades Foundation. "For the first time, this study clearly shows that pollution in waters discharged from Lake Okeechobee negatively impacts home sales and prices," s... Read more >>

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    TCC22 wins gold at national conference

    Mar 31 • 115 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, FL – Tallahassee Community College’s television station, TCC22, recently took home the gold for the production of “The SKiNNY on Paying for College” at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ Paragon Awards in Portland, Oregon. NCMPR’s prestigious Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges. It’s the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR professionals at two-year col... Read more >>

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    Leaders Of Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Others To Speak At UT Business Network...

    Mar 31 • 124 Views

    LEADERS OF TAMPA BAY SPORTS COMMISSION, DIMMITT AUTOMOTIVE GROUP AND PANÉ RUSTICA TO SPEAK AT BUSINESS NETWORK SYMPOSIUM APRIL 14 TAMPA — Leaders in the sports tourism, automotive and restaurant industries will share their expertise at the final Business Network Symposium of the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday, April 14, at The University of Tampa. The event begins with a continental breakfast at 7:15 a.m., and the program runs from 7:45–9 a.m. The symposium will be held in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club and is fr... Read more >>

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    Florida Supreme Court: OUT-OF-CALENDAR Opinion Release, 03/31/2015, 3 p.m. ET

    Mar 31 • 100 Views

    March 31, 2015 – Filings for the Florida Supreme Court SC14-1055 In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules for Certification and Regulation of Spoken Language Court Interpreters – Revised Opinion and Order. CONTACT: Emilie Rietow Public Information Office Florida Supreme Court (850) 414-7641 rietowe@flcourts.org... Read more >>

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    Jackson County Man Arrested for Aggravated Abuse of Developmentally Disabled Patient

    Mar 31 • 109 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, FL — Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office today arrested a former employee of Sunland Center, in Marianna, Fla., for aggravated abuse of a disabled adult. While employed at Sunland, an intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled, Justin Holmes, 20, antagonized a wheelchair bound resident to charge his wheelchair into Holmes. According to the investigation, Holmes then reacted by throwing the resident out of his wheelchair and onto ... Read more >>

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    FWC Gone Coastal: Get outdoorsy with the new Guy Harvey hard-card license

    Mar 31 • 80 Views

    “Gone Coastal” column By Amanda Nalley Get outdoorsy with the new Guy Harvey hard-card license There’s something wonderful about having a shiny new card in your wallet. While paper licenses do their part, a plastic license that easily fits in among other cards has so many benefits. It doesn’t get accidentally tossed out with the receipts. It is waterproof. It doesn’t rip or wear. Due to popular demand, last fall the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) began selling $4 hard-card licenses to... Read more >>

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    New Moffitt Cancer Center Specialty License Plate Released

    Mar 31 • 88 Views

    ~New specialty plate will help benefit cancer research~ TALLAHASSEE, FL —The newest specialty license tag is going on sale across the state this week. The new Moffitt Cancer Center plate is designed to support research and clinical trials at the Tampa-based Moffitt Cancer Center. The plate costs $25 in addition to the normal state registration fees. The Moffitt Cancer Center plate was approved by the 2014 Legislature and reached its 1,000 pre-order requirement earlier this year. The pre-order requirement must be met befo... Read more >>

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