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2014-09-09 23:03:32

The National News Team charges full speed ahead with the addition of Beasley Broadcast Group. Naples, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The National News Team charges full speed ahead with the addition of Beasley Broadcast Group. Whitaker will make his debut on WJPT FM 106.3 on September 29th. The Beasley Broadcast Group, based in Naples, FL, owns and operates 44 radio stations across 8 states. Nearly 41% of Beasley stations are located in the nation’s top 50 markets such as Philadelphia,...

2014-09-09 16:26:33

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates (FGTBA). Based in Tampa, Fla., FGTBA's more than 200 physicians and certified registered nurse anesthetists manage approximately 160,000 cases annually through anesthesia management services for eight hospitals and...

2014-09-09 12:25:38

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Levin, whose illustrious and controversial career as a pioneering personal injury lawyer is highlighted by his role in bringing down Big Tobacco in the largest legal settlement ever, seemed the least likely to succeed in a law career that has netted him hundreds of millions of dollars, and has made him one of the most loved and hated lawyers in America. He is a founding member of the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. In the new book And Give Up...

2014-09-09 12:21:51

Chrysler Group and The Chrysler Foundation Drive Support for the Introduction of Innovative STEM Education Initiative MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida International University's (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing will begin rolling engineering education into South Florida's public school classrooms this fall with the launch of "Engineers on Wheels," an innovative, hands-on STEM education initiative sponsored by Chrysler Group LLC and The Chrysler Foundation, the...

2014-09-09 08:34:35

Oil Claim Calculator Software Offers the Only Fully Automated Software Solution for Policy 495 Calculations for BP Claims FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., PANAMA CITY, Fla., NEW ORLEANS, La., MOBILE, La., HOUSTON, Texas , MOBILE La., And BILOXI, Miss., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you knew that your client's recovery, and your fees were at risk by NOT performing your own Policy 495 calculations, then would you do something about it? Persuant to the 5(th) Circuit's ruling, the...

2014-09-09 08:32:04

Company focuses its marketing efforts towards Security Solutions for the Cannabis and Law Enforcement markets FT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ), a solution provider of access control and security systems is pleased to announce that the company has signed a worldwide exclusive license agreement with Paladin Electronic Sales to represent, integrate and sell the companies proprietary access control solutions throughout the world....

2014-09-09 08:27:53

Suicide survivor Jeannette Rizzi single-handedly opens hearts and wallets to raise awareness. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida native, comedienne, and suicide survivor and activist Jeannette Rizzi has spent the last three years surveying the country documenting lives lost to suicide and those lives affected, including her own. "At the age of sixteen, my best friend committed suicide," explained Rizzi. "It's taken me just as long to accept it, understand it and to...

2014-09-09 08:27:51

The Creative City Collaborative's Initiative Will Integrate Art Throughout the Florida City POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alyona Ushe has always thought big, and now the cultural visionary is launching a campaign to attract artists nationwide to Pompano Beach, Florida. Ushe, who helms the Creative City Collaborative (CCC), is implementing an ambitious program to integrate culture into every aspect of the city. Her initiative will showcase international artists...

2014-09-09 08:23:28

The LEED Silver Hotel meets public demand by doubling the number of EV Charging stations. MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell-Downtown just got a whole lot greener by doubling the amount of parking spaces equipped with Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations to meet public demand. The 221-room Hampton Inn & Suites Miami Brickell-Downtown, was awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2012...

2014-09-08 23:11:09

Significant equity investment by Digital Bridge Holdings, The Jordan Company and The Edgewater Funds. Senior credit facility led by TD Securities and Deutsche Bank. New capital to fuel future M&A and tower development. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, a privately owned tower company, today announced that it has secured over $500 million of incremental capital to support its acquisition and new tower build programs and growth strategy....


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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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