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2014-09-30 23:06:13

staySky Vacation Club Launches To Meet Demands Of Orlando Tourism Boom Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Tourism is at an all-time high in Orlando, Florida and with many new attractions in the works, this popular family destination is preparing for an explosion in visitor numbers. As demand for quality accommodation also increases in line with visitor number growth, the launch of a new vacation club couldn’t have come at a better time. staySky Vacation Club offers...

2014-09-30 23:05:43

A growing number of employers are reviewing and revising substance use policies. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For the first time since 2010, the National Football League (NFL) has made revisions to its drug use policy. Recent legislative changes around the country as well as continued pressure to reduce substance abuse and addiction within professional sports has led to a growing number of employers reviewing and revising substance use policies according to Ben...

2014-09-30 23:03:33

Cosmetic Town has announced that their website will now be featuring doctors from Florida, which was recently named by the Cosmetic Town Board of Directors as the second-best state for finding qualified cosmetic doctors and practices (behind California). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Florida’s doctors will be added to the ranks of California plastic surgeons in Cosmetic Town’s ever-growing database of top surgeons and practices, which includes articles by featured...

2014-09-30 23:02:36

Florida-based marketing experts offer media and film crews for short, medium and long-term projects while handling all payroll, taxes and work-comp as required by law. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Multiverse Media Group, a Jacksonville, FL-based digital media & marketing agency, introduces a production crew staffing solution for production companies, agencies and film production houses that makes it easy to employ a production crew “the right way.” The agencies...

2014-09-30 16:24:16

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dolphin Tale movies continue to create international awareness for Clearwater Beach, building on the area's great reputation for hospitality. With the release of the new movie, Dolphin Tale 2, the excitement is growing and the Sheraton Sand Key Resort is a proud participant! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149401 The hotel recently played host to Warner Bros. and the global press as the staging headquarters for...

2014-09-30 12:35:58

Organizations in the midst of a sizable data migration or restructuring cannot chance that data will be lost due to broken file links caused by the migration or restructuring. LinkTek, the leading provider of proven solutions for the management and repair of file links, recently assisted the Government of Yukon with data preservation, as the territorial government instilled new department changes. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With Yukon representing nearly...

2014-09-30 12:34:43

Millennial-Run Educational Organization Focuses on Jobs, Careers and Policy NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GenFKD, or "Generational Financial Knowledge Development" expanded its mission of bringing financial literacy to college students on 15 new college and university campuses for the 2014-15 academic year. The additions raise to 25 the number of active campuses hosting GenFKD Fellowship programs. GenFKD, the inaugural campaign of the 501(c)(3) organization Young...

2014-09-30 12:34:26

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Miami School of Business Administration will launch its first fully-online master's program in January 2015. The online Master of Science in Finance program will be a challenging, engaging, and integrated learning experience for working professionals who want to pursue careers in the finance industry or advance in their current career. Taught by the same world-class faculty who teach in the School's...

2014-09-30 12:25:57

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7(th) Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest returns to Florida's Riviera this November in a weekend celebrating the soulful sounds of jazz music. Taking place from Friday, Nov. 14 to Sunday, Nov. 16, the event is being produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach in partnership with the Sunny Isles Beach Tourism and Marketing Council to benefit Joshua's Heart Foundation. "We are excited to host Jazz Fest 2014," said Sunny Isles...

2014-09-30 12:25:34

Celtic Thunder Launching Group's First North American Full Symphony Tour in Clearwater, Florida on November 14 NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings will celebrate the 2014 yuletide with the release of Holiday Symphony, the new collection of traditional carols and Christmas songs performed by the international singing sensation Celtic Thunder. Holiday Symphony will be available on Monday, October 27. Fans are now able to pre-order the album here:...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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