June 25, 2022

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Update on the NIST Champlain Towers South Investigation

NIST is preparing to begin invasive testing of Champlain Towers South partial collapse. Read more »
Published on 6/15/2022

First Horizon launches private wealth group with offices in Coral Gables and Miami

CORAL GABLES, FL — First Horizon Corporation announced the formation of the First Horizon Advisors South Florida Private Wealth Group. This group caters exclusively to high net worth clients providing... Read more »
Published on 6/14/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $1.5 Million in Awards to Assist with Community Planning Projects

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $1.5 million in awards to assist Florida communities with community planning projects through the Community Planning Technical Assistance (CPTA) and the Rural Infrastructure... Read more »
Published on 6/14/2022

NASA Selects UCF for $35 Million Mission to the Moon's Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

ORLANDO, June 3, 2022 – NASA today tapped UCF’s dynamic duo, planetary scientists Kerri Donaldson Hanna and Adrienne Dove, to lead a $35 million science mission that will land a... Read more »
Published on 6/3/2022

St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 20 Best Cities for Summer Jobs

With summer approaching and the leisure and hospitality sectors gaining 78,000 jobs in April, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2022’s Best Places for Summer Jobs, as well... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Aegis Business Technologies Celebrates 25th Anniversary

25 years ago, Aegis Business Technologies (formerly Aegis Computer Services) was founded to create a company that provided technology support to the private sector here in North Florida. These were... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Playmaker announces acquisition of The Props Network

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Sports media and talent management brand, Playmaker is pleased to announce the acquisition of TPN Media Group, publisher of PropsHQ.com “The Props Network” and related assets,... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Groups Call on Florida Officials to Reverse Withdrawal from Youth Risk Behavior Survey

ORLANDO, Fla. - Thirty-eight organizations and 40 individuals from across the state today called on the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) to resume administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s)... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Delivery and Return Logistics Platform Veho Expands Last-Mile Package Solution to Florida

Veho, the customer-first logistics platform that powers next-day delivery for e-commerce brands, has expanded its premium last-mile delivery and returns solution into Florida, with facilities now in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando, with Tampa and Jacksonville set to open by... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Florida has the 2nd Highest Job Resignation Rate in the U.S.

With Americans quitting their jobs at record rates during the so-called “Great Resignation,” WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s States With the Highest Job Resignation Rates, along with accompanying videos, plus... Read more »
Published on 5/19/2022

Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (May 18, 2022) – University of South Florida President Rhea Law announced today that Christian Hardigree will be the next regional chancellor of the USF St. Petersburg campus. Hardigree,... Read more »
Published on 5/18/2022

Fox Rock Foundation makes major gifts to manatee protection organizations

Fox Rock Foundation has announced million-dollar gifts to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and Save the Manatee Club. Both are nonprofit organizations undertaking critical work to protect the... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Broward Educator Named 2023 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalist

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 17, 2022 – Today, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) named Seema Naik, a fourth-grade teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School in Broward County, as a finalist for... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Saint Leo University President Receives Key to City of Tampa

ST. LEO, FL – Saint Leo University President Jeffrey D. Senese received the key to the City of Tampa on Friday, May 13. Senese accepted the key on behalf of... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. In a new paper published... Read more »
Published on 5/12/2022

Tampa Bay Times wins investigative reporting Pulitzer Prize for 'Poisoned' series about Tampa lead smelter

Tampa Bay Times reporters Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray have won the Pulitzer Prize in the investigative reporting category for exposing dangers at a Tampa factory, the state’s... Read more »
Published on 5/10/2022

Aquatic Scholar Eugenie Clark To Be Honored With Forever Stamp

What: The U.S. Postal Service will honor ichthyologist and oceanographer Eugenie Clark with a Forever stamp. The first-day-of-issue event will be held at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota,... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2022

PODS® Announces 2021-22 Relocation Trends, Including Top 20 Destinations

PODS Enterprises, LLC, the industry leader in portable moving and storage solutions, today released its second annual relocation trends report. The company's analysis of customer moves, completed in 2021 through early 2022, identified the top 20 moving destinations over the last year. Read more »
Published on 4/29/2022

Florida Chamber Foundation report lays out new blueprint for Florida manufacturing, logistics and trade growth

Florida's standing in the global economy – now the equivalent of Mexico at 15th with the potential to be bigger than 10th place South Korea by 2030 – could experience a transformational boost with continued focus and investment on manufacturing, logistics and trade infrastructure and operations, says a new report from the Florida Chamber Foundation... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2022

FWC planting native aquatic plants to help restore Lake Istokpoga

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin a major aquatic habitat restoration effort on Lake Istokpoga this May. The FWC is planting more than 140,000 native aquatic... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Stone crab season ends May 2

Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab season in state and federal waters will end on May 2, with the last day of harvest being May 1. Commercially harvested stone crab... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

FWC thanks building owners for hosting nesting shorebirds

With shorebird and seabird nesting season underway, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) thanks building owners for hosting species such as black skimmers, least terns, roseate terns and... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Last chance for FWC's WildQuest this weekend!

This Friday through Sunday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host the second weekend of its annual Florida WildQuest event, a fun and family-friendly scavenger hunt experience. This weekend’s... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports Historic March Traffic

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 26, 2022) – During March, 1,514,046 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 30 percent compared to... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

USA's Extraordinary Female Ad and Film Entrepreneur Tian Liu Gets Candid

Tian Liu, the Chinese filmmaker often considered to be the most influential female entrepreneur in USA, is evolving with times, and her production house, Tigertail Pictures, has ventured into creating... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2022

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Father and daughter physicians, Francisco Tudela M.D. and Olga M. Tudela M.D. talk about their professional relationship.

 

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