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2014-10-29 16:23:05

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last February, two multinational industrial companies, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, merged their fossil power generation businesses. As a result of this merger, in the Americas, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. ("MHPSA") features expanded power generation and related environmental, product line, service and factory capacity. The decision was announced today to locate MHPSA's Western Hemisphere Headquarters...

2014-10-29 12:24:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature improves public health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155226 The Harmony Institute inspired the creation of the town of Harmony in Osceola County in 1998 as a master planned community designed to accommodate and encourage...

2014-10-29 12:23:40

Liberty Power and Florida Crystals' donation helps NMSDC Conference and Opportunity Fair "go green" FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest independent retail electric supplier, announced today that it will partner with leading domestic sugar producer, Florida Crystals, in its donation of Green-e Energy Certified renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the 2014 National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Conference and...

2014-10-29 12:21:32

Tint World® will be holding its Seventh Annual National Convention at SEMA Show 2014 November 4-7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers(TM) is pleased to announce their Seventh Annual National Convention and its Second Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the SEMA Show November 4-7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. SEMA is supporting Tint World® with conference room space to accommodate seminars, sales and...

2014-10-29 08:34:33

MSK ultrasound combines provider advantage with patient care and convenience MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soundwaves LLC, a five-year-old OB/GYN mobile ultrasound services provider based in Miami, Fla., announced today its expansion into MSK ultrasound in office services so that Florida patients and their doctors may begin to benefit from the MSK ultrasound experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155169LOGO Medical professionals across Europe and South...

2014-10-29 08:32:03

New pharmacy adds nearly 200 jobs ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Rx, a full-service pharmacy created for patients with complex chronic conditions, such as those with kidney disease, announced today the grand opening of its new Orlando, Florida, pharmacy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO The new facility triples DaVita Rx's square footage in Florida from 17,000 sq. ft. to 50,000 sq. ft., adds customer service and clinical operations to...

2014-10-29 08:30:06

DANIA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent consumer reports are indicating that teenagers and some younger adult demographics are leaving Facebook for Instagram and other social media platforms. Issa Asad, who is a best-selling author, entrepreneur and social media expert from Miami, Florida, says that the news should prompt businesses to begin promoting on Instagram immediately. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/155074 Photo -...

2014-10-28 23:15:28

Downloadable plugin connects Rocket Matter cloud legal software to desktop-based Outlook for contact synching awesomeness Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Rocket Matter, creator of the premier total law firm management software in the cloud, today announces the ability to synch contact records with desktop-based Microsoft Outlook. Contact integration comes on the heels of e-mail integration between the popular mobile legal and office software, and is the second stage in a...

2014-10-28 23:14:48

National Golf Schools celebrates its 25th anniversary by launching Florida Golf School Vacations, an all-inclusive golf getaway. This program is offered in more than 40 luxurious locations around Florida and includes coaching from PGA and LPGA professionals. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Florida Golf School Vacations celebrates its 25th anniversary by presenting the opportunity to learn from the best PGA and LPGA teaching professionals in the business. With more than 40 locations...

2014-10-28 23:14:39

The research team at Avail Clinical is looking for current or ex-smokers who have been clinically diagnosed with COPD. Those who qualify for this clinical study will be helping to evaluate a new remedy for this chronic respiratory disease. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 *Anyone who is interested in learning more about the clinical trials being conducted in DeLand, FL should check out Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or give them a call at (386)...


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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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  • To stammer.
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