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2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...

2014-07-28 23:02:21

Ranked at #7, FCCI has made the top ten of Florida’s Best Companies to Work For list for the last six years. FCCI is the only company in the top ten that is headquartered in Florida. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Sarasota-based FCCI Insurance Group (FCCI) was recently named one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. Still headquartered in Sarasota where it was originally founded in 1959, FCCI is the only Florida-domiciled company in the top ten of the Best Large Companies...

2014-07-28 16:23:31

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poynter Institute media ethicist Kelly McBride and medical ethicist Art Caplan this week launched the twice-weekly podcast Everyday Ethics, where they will explore the moral dimensions of the serious and not-so-serious issues that pervade our daily lives. They've already discussed whether children should be allowed to play football, whether school dress codes are fair and if Chris Christie is a bully. Their most recent...

2014-07-28 16:21:27

MEXICO CITY, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported its unaudited consolidated results for the second quarter 2014. KEY FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER 2014 -- Grupo Aeromexico reported total revenues of $10.36 billion pesos; a 9.0% year-on-year increase. -- Second quarter 2014 cost of available seat kilometers (CASK) in pesos excluding fuel, decreased by...

2014-07-28 12:31:59

Everywhere Connections for Anywhere Collaboration TAMPA, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions today introduced Unified Communications (UC), an innovative, cost effective, cloud-powered communications service geared for the way organizations work and their workforces connect - in the office, on the road, in real time. Unified Communications allows organizations to take full advantage of today's borderless work environment, both within the...

2014-07-28 12:31:40

The latest line of XpressO oscillators offer improved phase noise and reduced jitter FORT MYERS, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions and an IDT company, recently published an updated XpressO brochure that now includes the full line of XpressO-ULTRA oscillators. The new generation oscillator series offers improved phase noise and reduced jitter for a wide variety of modern high-speed data transmissions with...

2014-07-28 12:21:39

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, has opened a training and service center near the heavily-travelled Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex to provide its Business Capacity Owners a safe and comfortable home away from home. Business Capacity Owner, or BCO, is Landstar's term for the independent...

2014-07-28 08:29:30

Dr. Ajmo joins an elite group of 400 dental implant experts from around the world that have proven their competence in order to earn the most coveted Diplomate Certification in the field of implant dentistry. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 160,000 dentists in the United States, it can be difficult selecting the most skilled. Finding a highly qualified expert in implant dentistry adds an additional layer of challenge to the search. One of the more...

2014-07-28 08:29:01

A Three-Step System That Fully Eliminates Acne by Treating the Body Internally and Externally CLEARWATER, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Hartenbach, a biomedical engineer and long time acne sufferer, is seeking to change the way the world treats acne. After unsuccessfully trying to clear his skin with existing acne treatments, Jay founded Clearall, an innovative acne system that combines internal and external treatment. Clearall's patent-pending treatment eliminates acne by stopping...

2014-07-27 23:01:47

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup Finals match at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL. This well-known ticket exchange is also extending their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Guinness International Champions Cup Finals tickets in Miami, FL at the Sun Life Stadium on August 4th. The 2014...


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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