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2014-10-02 08:34:28

Construction of network-neutral route from Jacksonville to Atlanta is underway; next step in Allied Fiber's national, open access, integrated network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure NEW YORK, ATLANTA and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announces that construction is underway on the second segment of the Company's Southeast...

2014-10-01 23:10:38

NDI Recognition Systems adds Venice Police Department to its Rapidly Growing Customer Base in Florida. Venice, Florida (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 After a thorough and competitive evaluation of vendors, The Venice Police Department in Florida has joined the growing list of NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS) customers in Florida. The department has purchased two mobile automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems. Venice is located in Sarasota County and is said to be the principal city...

2014-10-01 23:07:05

The leading U.S. tech company now offers merchants early transition of EMV migration, before the liability shift deadline, October 2015. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Leading U.S. technology and payment processing company, TouchSuite, today announced that it will be offering current and prospective small business owners the opportunity to add the more secure and sophisticated EMV chip technology to their customer payment options, more than a year before the October 2015...

2014-10-01 23:03:28

Pix Wireless of Boca Raton, Fla. is launching Espanol Mobile to offer high-quality, low-cost wireless services to the country’s most rapidly-growing segment of the population. Espanol Mobile, which will feature a website and marketing materials in Spanish, will offer customizable plans starting at $4.99 to cater to teens, families, and large households. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Pix Wireless LLC is pleased to announce the October 10 launch of Espanol Mobile, a wireless company for the...

2014-10-01 15:09:22

Defining a city as exciting means different things to different people. While images of a bustling metropolis are what immediately come to mind, measuring the excitement of a city takes into consideration things such as population density, the amount of activities available, the weather, culture and communities, and the way of life in general. Sarasota, Florida Sarasota has the distinction of not only making the top ten list of exciting cities in Florida but also making the list of top...

2014-10-01 12:27:58

Summary: Emphasizing that one person can make a difference, actress Kelly Preston kicks off Tampa Bay Charity Coalition. CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before an assembly of nearly 100 people, representing 38 different non-profits and charitable groups in the Tampa Bay area, actress Kelly Preston acknowledged the audience for providing inspiration for people like her and her family to volunteer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149690 "Your...

2014-10-01 08:39:49

CO2 Monitor meets Navy data logging and battery life criteria to give accurate data CO2 exposure of military personnel. ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Navy has contracted with CO2Meter, Inc. to provide carbon dioxide monitoring devices to measure ambient CO2 levels in expeditionary shelters. The CO2 monitors were designed under the direction of the U.S. Navy for meeting their required data logging and battery life criteria. The monitor will...

2014-10-01 08:38:43

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO® Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO) announces the new FARO CAD Zone Release 10 software suite which offers updated versions of Crime Zone, Crash Zone, Fire Zone, and Insurance Zone. The Release 10 versions are available for immediate delivery to customers. CAD Zone software is noted for its ease of use and powerful drawing, analysis, and animation tools. These software offerings enable the creation of courtroom-ready 2D and 3D drawings...

2014-10-01 08:35:38

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over Azzam, at 180m (590'), you're not long enough. Tough luck, Eclipse, at 163.5m (536'), you're yesterday's news. Goodbye Dubai, at 162m (531'), you've had your day in the sun. Project "Triple Deuce" is coming, and at 222 meters (728.4'), it's going to send you, and other yachts in your category, into obscurity as this new build takes its place as the world's largest yacht. Most Expensive, Largest, Private Yacht Ever...

2014-10-01 08:34:52

Professional designers collaborate to guide homeowners through entire design process, from concept to completion FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three South Florida designers have teamed up to create a design workshop at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show that will visually walk homeowners through the design process from concept to completion. This first-time design studio will be showcased at the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show,...


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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