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    Summit to Explore New Automobile Era as Part of Florida’s Transportation Future

    St. Pete Beach – Every year, Floridians for Better Transportation convenes a statewide summit of top transportation sector leaders to discuss Florida’s future mobility needs and chart a course to meet them.  Among the far-reaching topics to be explored...

    Jul 13 • 259 Views • Comments Off on Summit to Explore New Automobile Era as Part of Florida’s Transportation Future

    St. Pete Beach – Every year, Floridians for Better Transportation convenes a statewide summit of top transportation sector leaders to discuss Florida’s future mobility needs and chart a course to meet them.  Among the far-reaching topics to be explored...

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    “When Life Zigs, You Gotta Zag!” Florida Public Relations Association-Capital Chapter Monthly Meeting

    Have lunch with public relations pros on July 21 and learn something new at the same time! Carolyn Gosselin, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, shares how she applied her public relations and marketing experience to an...

    Jul 7 • 303 Views • Comments Off on “When Life Zigs, You Gotta Zag!” Florida Public Relations Association-Capital Chapter Monthly Meeting

    Have lunch with public relations pros on July 21 and learn something new at the same time! Carolyn Gosselin, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, shares how she applied her public relations and marketing experience to an...

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    Hurricane Season Creates “Perfect Storm” for Shady Operators

    While a major hurricane hasn’t made landfall in Florida in the last 10 years, experts say it’s not a matter of “if” our time will come, but “when.” The transition from an El Niño weather pattern to La Niña creates the perfect environment for...

    Jun 24 • 275 Views • Comments Off on Hurricane Season Creates “Perfect Storm” for Shady Operators

    While a major hurricane hasn’t made landfall in Florida in the last 10 years, experts say it’s not a matter of “if” our time will come, but “when.” The transition from an El Niño weather pattern to La Niña creates the perfect environment for...

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    FAMU awarded $25.6 million in performance funding by Board of Governors

    Boasting a 13-point improvement over last year’s performance metrics score, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) will receive nearly $25.6 million in performance funds for the 2016-2017 year. The amount is FAMU’s latest award for...

    Jun 23 • 277 Views • Comments Off on FAMU awarded $25.6 million in performance funding by Board of Governors

    Boasting a 13-point improvement over last year’s performance metrics score, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) will receive nearly $25.6 million in performance funds for the 2016-2017 year. The amount is FAMU’s latest award for...

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    Does Donald Trump Have the Smallest “We”? Rhetorical Insights from the Presidential Debate

    Mar 14 • 826 Views

    By Michelle Ubben and Karen Cyphers, Ph.D. Florida matters – this election cycle more than ever.  Heading into Tuesday’s primary, we who call ourselves Floridians are enjoying the heady feeling of being consequential:  99 delegates for the GOP, winner take all, and 246 delegates awarded proportionally between the Democrats. A giant momentum machine that can sway the election in either direction. Intense national media attention. We know what that feels like as it relates to a presidential election and – this year ... Read more

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    Sen. Negron, Rep. Diaz, Florida Dental Association Expose HMO Untruths Regarding Dental Legislation

    Mar 11 • 977 Views

    Senate President-Designate Joe Negron, Rep. Jose Diaz, Florida Dental Association Expose HMO Untruths Regarding Dental Legislation Sen. Joe Negron emphasizes how legislation protects Medicaid dental care.  Assuring Floridians that dental care for children and adults covered by Medicaid is protected and enhanced under House Bill 819, Florida Senate President-Designate Joe Negron, State Representative Jose “Pepe” Diaz, and the Florida Dental Association today exposed a list of untruths being spread by HMOs attempt... Read more

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    Florida Realtors® Political Advocacy Committee Supports Candidates for Florida House of Representatives and Florida...

    Jul 22 • 111 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – Today, Florida Realtors® PAC (Political Advocacy Committee) made its candidate endorsements for the 2016 election cycle. There are more than 400 candidates that have qualified to run for the 160 seats in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate. The Florida Realtors PAC has announced an initial list of supported candidates in these races. “We need a Legislature that focuses on making Florida a fair regulatory and low tax state that helps create and maintain a vibrant state ec... Read more

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    Policy experts, government officials to present at UF election forum

    Jul 22 • 74 Views

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Policy experts and government officials from around the country will gather to discuss changes in the electoral landscape since 2000 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 1 on the University of Florida campus at Emerson Alumni Hall, 1938 W. University Ave. The event, titled "Making Elections Work in the Sunshine State and Beyond," will include four panels: * Panel 1: State of Florida and the Nation since 2000 * Panel 2: Election Technology * Panel 3: Voter Registration * Panel 4: Lookout for Litigatio... Read more

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    Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon

    Jul 20 • 114 Views

    The 2016 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational sport season July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31. Planning on catching some of these tasty crustaceans? Here is what you need to know before you go. No one wants a small lobster for dinner. Make sure you check the size. Measuring devices are required, and lobsters harvested while diving must be measured while they are in the water. If the carapace length is not ... Read more

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    Finding Dory: UF researchers discover first-ever method to farm Pacific blue tang

    Jul 20 • 87 Views

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Finally, it may be possible for regular folks to find their own Dory. Researchers with the University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin have for the first time successfully raised in captivity the Pacific blue tang, the colorful fish that now stars in a Disney movie. The breakthrough means aquarium hobbyists and marine life exhibits may soon have a source for blue tangs that doesn’t rely on wild captured fish. “We worked with Rising Tide Conservation and the SeaWorld-Busch G... Read more

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    Sarasota and Bradenton Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

    Jul 19 • 96 Views

    The Florida League of Cities has recognized Sarasota Mayor Willie C. Shaw and Bradenton Councilman Patrick Roff with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards. The two city officials earned this prestigious award through their tireless efforts to advance the League’s legislative agenda and help protect the home rule powers of Florida’s municipalities during the 2016 legislative session. The awards were presented on July 14 during a meeting of the ManaSota League of Cities. “Home Rule Hero award recipients are some of the Florid... Read more

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    FWC requests public input on venomous reptile rules

    Jul 18 • 91 Views

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to know the attitude of the public regarding the possession and management of venomous reptiles by zoos, as well as individual residents in their homes. FWC Captive Wildlife staff was directed by the Commission in November 2015 to evaluate existing regulations and develop a range of regulatory options for the Commission’s consideration. In order to effectively receive information and direction from the public, the agency has developed an online survey at www... Read more

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    Four Arrested in Organized Retail Theft Ring

    Jul 18 • 114 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today announced four arrests in connection to an organized retail theft ring across multiple Florida counties. According to the investigation, Lionel Bolden, 24, Quintin Everett, 26, Darren Harrell, 22, and Cedric Sanders, 25, coordinated and conspired to carry out retail thefts from stores along the Florida west coast, spanning from Clearwater to Naples. “This string of thefts spanning multiple... Read more

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    The Gargoyle takes home two Sunshine State Awards

    Jul 18 • 138 Views

    St. Augustine, Fla. – The Gargoyle, Flagler College’s online newspaper, took home first place in “Best Website (low frequency)” in the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter’s 2016 Sunshine State Awards, as well as a third place award for “Best Sports Story (low frequency).” Winners included the Gargoyle staff, in the Best Website category, and spring graduate Will Sandman for his sports story, “The career-ender: For baseball players, labrum tears still one of most debilitating.” ... Read more

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