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2014-07-30 08:28:26

90 lbs. of Bison, 60 lbs. of Chicken and 120 Paleo Coconut Cakes, Oh My! BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Meal Plan, Florida's fastest growing at-home meal delivery company, is lifting the veil on what NFL players really eat. In this case, the Miami Dolphins menu is in the spotlight, as the team's first scrimmage is scheduled for August 3rd and Fresh Meal Plan (FMP), the team's official meal plan provider, is assisting them in getting physically primed to play...

2014-07-29 23:16:00

Scholarships to support STEM education in place for next class of Florida Polytechnic University students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution. The University’s Board of Trustees voted on Monday, July 28 to approve a new scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Incoming full-time undergraduate students will receive scholarships ranging from...

2014-07-29 23:14:17

Coast 2 Coast LIVE Will Be In Miami, Florida On July 31, 2014. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE ends its July Tour in the MIA. The event will feature Coast 2 Coast CEO Lil Fats as well as celebrity guest judges. Coast 2 Coast LIVE Miami Edition, July 31, 2014, will bring together independent hip hop artists, celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an...

2014-07-29 23:09:04

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to fund a research partnership with the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research to fund a project entitled “EAGER: Magnetic Interrogation of Mesoscale Materials.” EAGER...

2014-07-29 23:08:13

Empire Underwriters is now offering Preferred, Standard and Hard-To-Place Workers Compensation markets for agents in the Great State of New York and surrounding states. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Empire Underwriters, a Program Manager, Managing General Agent and Excess and Surplus lines Broker is expanding its reach into New York State and surrounding states providing P&C Agents with Workers Comp coverage for Preferred, Standard and Hard-To-Place accounts. With over four...

2014-07-29 23:02:55

The Rock Spa® at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will soon be having a complete renovation and, upon its re-opening in the fall, will emerge as the place to rock one’s body and soul. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 More Zeppelin than Zen, the Rock Spa® at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will soon be having a complete renovation and, upon its re-opening in the fall, will emerge as the place to rock one’s body and soul. The Rock Spa® will...

2014-07-29 23:02:15

Child abuse law firm promises $1,000 to aspiring lawyers. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Child abuse law firm Steinger, Iscoe & Greene unveiled a new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will help future lawyers who want to fight for the rights of abused children and their families. Steinger, Iscoe and Greene lawyers work continuously to help victims recover and move past abuse, and want tomorrow’s attorneys to do the same. More than 6 million...

2014-07-29 16:30:58

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announced it has acquired The CAD Zone, Inc., a leading software provider in the law enforcement accident and crime scene reconstruction market. CAD Zone's point cloud software application will be integrated with FARO's laser scanning technology to provide turnkey solutions for crime scene and other forensic...

2014-07-29 16:24:27

The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge Hits Hard Rock Hotel Chicago in Partnership with Beats Music, Fender and Traktor, amongst others ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - in association with BMF Media Group, presents the unparalleled The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge. Sure to be the weekend's hottest entertainment and lifestyle venue, The Sound of Your Stay® Music Lounge...

2014-07-29 08:41:59

"SmartBiz" Gives Financial Institutions The Ability To Generate Fee Income And Efficiently Provide SBA 7(a) Loans To Their Communities. WINTER HAVEN, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSFL) announced today that it will be an exclusive provider of SmartBiz to community banks nationwide. SmartBiz is the first fully-online, automated underwriting platform of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans under $150,000. These loans are part of the SBA's...


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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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