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2015-03-26 12:28:44

Former "The Hills" Star to Support Client Outreach and Educational Efforts WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Origins Behavioral HealthCare announced today that

2015-03-26 12:27:21

SAINT LEO, Fla., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pope Francis continues to enjoy the high regard of the American public, according to the latest national survey from the Saint Leo University

2015-03-26 12:25:51

The Villages, Fla., Nation's Fastest-Growing Metro Area for Second Year in a Row WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida was home to the nation's fastest growing metro

2015-03-26 08:36:17

Conference to attract thousands of global industry leaders from across North America, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America to discuss transformative innovations. MIAMI, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-25 20:22:34

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park West Gallery, host to fine art auctions on cruise ships, live art auctions in major metropolitan areas, and art gallery locations

2015-03-25 20:22:29

Gloria Estefan, Andrea Bocelli, Barry Gibb, Flo Rida, Wyclef Jean, Jon Secada and Diego Torres to Take the Stage at First North American Hard Rock Rising Global Music Festival ORLANDO,

2015-03-25 16:21:09

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation legislation being pushed in Congress by Heritage Action, the Club for Growth and like-minded conservative activist groups

2015-03-25 12:31:47

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L.

2015-03-25 12:30:49

Rising Medical Solutions Delivers Surgical Case Rates in Major Florida Markets CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of value-based care in workers' compensation

2015-03-25 12:28:48

SAINT LEO, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Republicans respond favorably to the prospect of either their former Governor Jeb Bush or their current U.S.


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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  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
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