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2014-04-09 12:35:19

Recruitment advertising is evolving rapidly -- yet again ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Traditional job boards collect job listings from employers (advertisers), resumes from job-seekers, and traffic from both kinds of users. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/MN01110) In its 2014 Job-listing Aggregators Special Report, Classified Intelligence Report identifies global aggregators that are dominating the recruitment industry - and you...

2014-04-09 12:30:37

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Compounding Pharmacy announced today it has voluntarily registered with the FDA as an outsourcing facility. This new designation was created in November 2013, when President Obama signed Title 1 of the Drug Quality and Security Act, referred to as the Compounding Quality Act, into law. As a registered outsourcing facility, Olympia will be on the FDA's list of compounding pharmacies that are subject to Section 503B of the Food, Drug,...

2014-04-09 12:27:59

~ Shareholders Approve Slate of Directors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB)("ISC") today announced an increase in its annual dividend and the re-election of three members to its Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091005/FL87045LOGO ISC declared an annual dividend of $0.24 per share, payable on June 30, 2014, to common stockholders of record on...

2014-04-09 12:24:14

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2014 recipient of its Clean Air Excellence Award, which honors innovative programs that benefit communities, the environment and the economy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/FL62738LOGO "FPL has demonstrated a commitment to providing energy and services while reducing air emissions and...

2014-04-09 12:22:26

The Partners Will Also Continue Goals for Food During 2014 Playoffs TAMPA BAY, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tampa Bay Lightning and The Mosaic Company will partner this Thursday when the Bolts take on the Philadelphia Flyers at the Tampa Bay Times Forum to host a food drive to benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay. In addition the organizations announced that they will continue to partner for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The first 1,500 fans to bring five non-perishable...

2014-04-09 12:21:33

At Least Seven SuperYachts and a Variety of Other Yachts Will be offered for Sale at the Miami Beach Marina WALWORTH, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mecum Auctions is always pushing the envelope in the auction world and the company is doing it again this May 2-3 with the world's first SuperYacht auction to be held in South Beach, Fla. By bringing an entirely new business model to the yachting industry, Mecum's Yacht Auctions will allow brokers the opportunity to utilize the...

2014-04-09 12:20:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 10 1/2% / 11 1/4% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2017 (referred to below as the "notes"). The tender offer is being made pursuant to an "Offer to Purchase" dated today, which sets forth a more comprehensive description of the terms of the offer. The table below sets forth information with...

2014-04-09 12:20:40

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 8 1/8% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 (referred to below as the "notes"). The tender offer is being made pursuant to an "Offer to Purchase" dated today, which sets forth a more comprehensive description of the terms of the offer. The table below sets forth information with respect to the notes...

2014-04-09 08:31:25

Leading National & South Fla. Firms Win Bid to Construct Condo Resort in Hollywood Beach, Fla. HOLLYWOOD BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moses Bensusan, developer of Costa Hollywood luxury condo-resort and high-end retail-shopping district in Hollywood Beach Village, is pleased to announce the selection of Beauchamp Construction Company as general contractor and Baker Concrete Construction Inc. as concrete contractor for the oceanfront development, which is slated for...

2014-04-09 08:22:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. ("FECH") and Florida East Coast Industries, LLC ("FECI") announced today that they have launched, as co-issuers, an offering of approximately $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes and senior unsecured notes (collectively, the "Notes"). The Notes will be the joint and several obligations of FECH and FECI. The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used to finance...


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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