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TALLAHASSEE — With Gov. Rick Scott bound for Chile to tout Florida's business climate, one report he probably won't take with him came courtesy of Anderson Economic Group — a Michigan-based organization that ranked the state's business-tax...
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's seaports, including Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, are set to embark on a massive round of waterfront and transit upgrades, as the cargo and cruise facilities are in line for a record-setting year of funding from the...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott has been on a "victory tour" of schools this week to tout the $480 million in merit-based raises for teachers that lawmakers agreed to fund in their $74.5 billion budget passed last week. And speaking with Enterprise...
Fifteen Florida-based companies made this year's Fortune 500 list of the biggest U.S. companies with publicly disclosed revenue. The largest Florida company on the 2013 list, ranked 74th, is World Fuel Services of Miami. The only Orlando-area...
Lee County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon treasurer who is serving a nearly 20-year federal sentence for a fraud scheme. In dropping the 60 counts of felony theft during a brief hearing in Dixon,...
Tags: Crimes, Trials, Theft, Prosecution, Auction Service
Sometime in the next few days, a really bad piece of legislation will be sent to the governor. To be fair, probably a handful of pretty bad ideas are heading his way. But at least one of them has already had a chilling effect on investment in a critical...
Tags: Executive Branch, Tampa, Biofuels, Regional Authority, Ethanol
Update: Because of government sequestration, both the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thubderbirds performance teams have been grounded. Check air show websites for updated performers. There must be something in the air. Actually, there is, all over...
Tags: New Smyrna Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Cocoa Beach, Tampa, Key West
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District announced early Friday evening that Supt. Jim Browder may soon leave his post due to family medical issues, after serving since last July and proposing to reduce $25 million in spending earlier this year. ASD said Browder is...
Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) March 1: Moonlight Carillon Concert at...
email@example.comGrowing up in Clear Spring, biologist Kim Dryden's childhood seems almost like a Disney nature movie. Her father and grandfather both worked for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, which gave her an unusual exposure to wildlife. "I remember...
Anchor/ReporterBones found by farmers and fishermen in our area are not resting in peace, but in limbo. Could computer scans, clay models and DNA help give them an identity? The state hopes you can help give an answer. The state medical examiner's office worked with...
Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Through Feb. 3: 24th Annual Zora Neale...
May 17, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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