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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...

2014-07-29 08:27:30

Also announces multi-year partnership with Univ. of Central Florida KATY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will open four stores in the Orlando, Florida area in 2015. The four stores will be located in Kissimmee, Lake Mary, Waterford Lakes and Melbourne. In addition, Academy has formed a multi-year partnership with the Univ. of Central Florida....

2014-07-29 08:24:31

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its 2014 second-quarter financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergy.com/investors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Moray Dewhurst, vice chairman and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, and other members of the company's...

2014-07-29 08:22:40

Solid silver artifacts already obtained from this site can be viewed at seafarercorp.com TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seafarer Exploration Corporation (OTCQB: SFRX), a company focused on archeologically sensitive exploration, research and recovery of historic shipwrecks is pleased to announce that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year research permit for the shipwreck site south of Cape Canaveral from the Florida Bureau of Archaeology...

2014-07-29 00:20:51

More Prizes Offered at August 12 Twitter Party LARGO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost time to start catching that big yellow school bus again and that means parents will be forking over an average of $635 for their K-12 children and $837 for college-aged children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130651 According to the National Retail Federation, parents spent a whopping $72.5 billion last year, making the back-to-school shopping season now second only to...

2014-07-28 23:08:23

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Fort Myers campus Fort Myers, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 1,200 of those jobs will be based at its Fort Myers campus, and the...

2014-07-28 23:07:16

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for regular and seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Neenah campus Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 600 of those jobs will be based at its Neenah campus. A majority of...

2014-07-28 23:05:37

Expanding client programs spur growth and create need for regular and seasonal positions at Alta Resources’ Brea campus. Brea, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. More than 700 of those jobs will be based at its Brea campus. A majority of the hiring...


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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