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    Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Doug Bournique to St. Johns River Water Management District

    Jul 29, 16 • 61 Views • BusinessComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Doug Bournique to St. Johns River Water Management District

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Doug Bournique to the St. Johns River Water Management District. Bournique, 65, of Vero Beach, is the executive vice president of the Indian River Citrus League. He also currently...

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    New at-risk vessel law helps FWC, officials manage Florida waterways

    Jul 29, 16 • 59 Views • BusinessComments Off on New at-risk vessel law helps FWC, officials manage Florida waterways

    A new Florida law, approved by the Legislature and Governor during the 2016 Session, will enable county and local authorities along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to more effectively manage the state’s waterways. The new...

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    Florida consumer sentiment up in July, reversing a three-month slide

    Jul 29, 16 • 59 Views • BusinessComments Off on Florida consumer sentiment up in July, reversing a three-month slide

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased in July to 93.7, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. This reading is four points higher than June’s revised figure of 89.7, turning upward after three...

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    The 34th Annual Capital City Quilt Show Opens at the Museum of Florida History

    Jul 29, 16 • 67 Views • BusinessComments Off on The 34th Annual Capital City Quilt Show Opens at the Museum of Florida History

    TALLAHASSEE – The Museum of Florida History and Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee are proud to present the 34th Annual Capital City Quilt Show. The 2016 show, By the Water’s Edge, opens July 29 and continues through September 11. This annual exhibit...

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    I-95 widening project comes to a close in Brevard

    Jul 29, 16 • 55 Views • BusinessComments Off on I-95 widening project comes to a close in Brevard

    Brevard County – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is pleased to announce the completion of the Brevard Interstate 95 (I-95) widening project. The project limits of the $130 million project extend from Titusville to New Smyrna Beach.  In...

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    Powerball® Jackpot Now Estimated At $478 Million, Fifth Largest Ever

    Jul 28, 16 • 78 Views • BusinessComments Off on Powerball® Jackpot Now Estimated At $478 Million, Fifth Largest Ever

    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Lottery players now have a chance to win an estimated $478 million POWERBALL® jackpot on Saturday’s drawing; this is the fifth largest jackpot in POWERBALL history. In addition to the large POWERBALL jackpot prize, players have the...

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    Payne Backed By Florida Chamber of Commerce

    Jul 28, 16 • 87 Views • BusinessComments Off on Payne Backed By Florida Chamber of Commerce

    Palatka, Fla. — Today, the Bobby Payne Campaign announced the endorsement of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Payne is seeking the District 19 seat in the Florida House of Representatives. “Bobby Payne has a unique insight into Florida’s long-term...

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    Building For the Future: Florida’s Infrastructure

    Jul 28, 16 • 120 Views • BusinessComments Off on Building For the Future: Florida’s Infrastructure

    Dear Fellow Floridians: Infrastructure matters. It’s a term that can mean many things to different people, but at its core, the term represents the framework on which we build our cities, our neighborhoods, and our daily lives. Bridges and roadways most...

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    Jacksonville Man Claims Top Prize In The $500,000 MonopolyTM Florida Edition Scratch-Off Game 

    Jul 28, 16 • 40 Views • BusinessComments Off on Jacksonville Man Claims Top Prize In The $500,000 MonopolyTM Florida Edition Scratch-Off Game 

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Edward Moore, 54, of Jacksonville, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 MONOPOLYTM FLORIDA EDITION Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from...

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    AHCA and DOH Appoint Thirteen to Telehealth Advisory Council

    Jul 27, 16 • 383 Views • BusinessComments Off on AHCA and DOH Appoint Thirteen to Telehealth Advisory Council

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Agency for Healthcare Administration Secretary Elizabeth Dudek and State Surgeon General and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Celeste Philip announced the appointments of 13 to the Telehealth Advisory Council. Secretary...