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2014-09-26 04:21:27

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As November's highly anticipated vote on medical marijuana draws near, the Institute of Medical Cannabis (aka IMC Florida) is betting on the passage of Amendment 2! IMC Florida is Palm Beach County's first, & one of only a handful of actual brick-and-mortar locations in the state of Florida where you can take courses on medical marijuana. Today they are happy to announce a new strategic alliance with one of Florida's...

2014-09-25 23:11:55

PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KDTS management with a set of innovative, automated cloud-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment management process from data collection to GIS mapping to detailed analyses and reporting. Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PlaneNoise™, the leading provider of dedicated airport and aircraft noise complaint management solutions in the US, today announced that Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (KDTS) in Destin, Florida, is now using...

2014-09-25 23:03:04

The ZWM Hope Foundation, created to benefit children with disabilities in Brevard County, holds 2nd Annual Kick Ball Tournament & Family Fun Day Melbourne, Florida (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Melbourne law firm, Zies Widerman & Malek (ZMW) is pleased to announce the ZWM Hope Foundation’s 2nd Annual Kick Ball Tournament & Family Fun Day, Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Rodes Park – 3410 Flanagan Avenue, West Melbourne, Florida. The ZWM Hope Foundation was created to benefit...

2014-09-25 23:02:11

Sleep Dentists are proud to announce they will be offering another round of Basic Airway Management Certification courses to help dentists comply with Florida law and safely perform sedation dental services. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Changes in Florida laws now require dental practitioners to successfully complete a minimum of four hours of airway management training in order to work with sedated patients without anesthesia permits. In addition, any dentist with any type...

2014-09-25 23:00:38

Gravis Marketing a political polling firm hires long term conservative activist and writer. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Gravis Marketing, a global leader in innovated marketing, polling and call center services is proud to announce the addition of journalist Neil W. McCabe to the Gravis Marketing team. McCabe will serve as the new Political Director for Winter Springs, Fla. based company – a role that prepares Gravis Marketing to accelerate their growth within the highly competitive...

2014-09-25 12:27:45

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine has ranked Amzur Technologies number 2208 on its 33(rd) annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This is the third consecutive year Amzur Technologies has been included in America's most prestigious entrepreneurial list. Amzur Technologies ranked #1186 in 2013 and #1724 in 2012. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the...

2014-09-25 08:26:53

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation (GuideWell) and Organizacion Sanitas Internacional (OSI) have established a strategic alliance to create a new company with the purpose of offering a culturally relevant health delivery model that provides affordable and quality health care to the important and growing Hispanic market. This international strategic alliance brings two leading health care brands together. GuideWell is a health solutions...

2014-09-24 23:12:50

Distinguished international member families are making their way back to the private luxury real estate development of Windsor in October for its high season of residency on the lush, subtropical barrier island of Vero Beach, Florida. Among Windsor’s limited luxury real estate offerings are custom golf home building opportunities in the South Village area of the New Urbanism seaside community. Vero Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Windsor’s luxury real estate properties are...

2014-09-24 23:10:44

Women From UBA Partner Firms In California And Florida Share Prestigious Award Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation's leading independent employee benefits organization, is proud to honor two of its Partners for receiving Employee Benefit Advisor (EBA) magazine's award for The Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising. Beverly E. Beattie, Founder & CEO of Selden Beattie Benefit Advisors in Coral Gables, Florida, and Debra...

2014-09-24 23:07:38

The company’s two-year growth surpasses that of any other in the state, in the field of technology. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 TouchSuite, one of America’s leading technology companies, has ranked third among the 100 fastest growing companies in Florida, a list devised from a compilation of The Business Journals’ four regional Florida market rankings. The “Florida Fast 100,” were determined through data obtained by the research directors in each market and are...


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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'