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2014-09-12 23:07:27

Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Acoustiblok Inc. is a NASA spinoff listed company and the inventor of...

2014-09-12 23:06:39

Garth Brooks Jacksonville Memorial Arena tickets will be hot sellers this morning, and trusted provider QueenBeeTickets.com has unleashed an impressive inventory of discounted seats for the tour stops in Jacksonville, FL. Garth Brooks tour tickets hit the public market this morning for this stop, and many fans will find the seats they want at fair prices from this secondary market provider. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is always well stocked with...

2014-09-12 23:01:42

Miami VA Healthcare System hosting 1st Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic in Pembroke Pines Sept. 19 PEMBROKE PINES, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Enrolled Veterans are encouraged to get their flu shot at the first drive-thru flu shot clinic Friday, Sept. 19 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Pembroke Pines VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 7369 W. Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL. The process for Veterans needing the vaccine is as simple as driving to the clinic, rolling down their windows...

2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-12 08:25:17

New partnership brings education and flu vaccination clinics to schools in Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza is a highly-contagious and serious disease, particularly for children. Each year, more than 20,000 children are hospitalized and on average, 100 children die from the flu. For parents, these should be alarming statistics for a vaccine-preventable disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/NE69074LOGO-b To address this public...

2014-09-11 23:10:27

Pipe Bursting Equipment Manufacturer, TRIC Tools, exhibited at Mr. Rooter's 33rd Annual Reunion at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando Alameda, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 TRIC Tools, Inc. is proud to announce its participation in the Annual Mr. Rooter Reunion. 2014 marks the 1st year that TRIC has been a Mr. Rooter Preferred Vendor. Mr. Rooter was the 2nd major plumbing organization to adopt TRIC's lateral pipe bursting technology in 1999. Currently, approximately 60 Mr....

2014-09-11 23:08:07

Florida Buds LLC, in collaboration with ArborSide Compassion, was named the winner of the High CBD Edible category with “Lunch Box” at High Times magazine’s 2014 Cannabis Cup in Seattle, WA. With “Lunch Box,” Florida Buds became the first company based in Florida to win the High Times Cannabis Cup. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Florida Buds, in collaboration with ArborSide Compassion, was named the winner of the Best High CBD Edible category with the “Lunch...

2014-09-11 23:05:13

Millennium Treatment Group will treat patients from New Jersey who are battling heroin addiction, which has become a full-blown epidemic in the Garden State. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown heroin crisis. According to the New Jersey Attorney General, there were 449 overdose deaths from heroin and morphine in 2012, 591 deaths in 2013 and 380 deaths in the first six months of 2014. While Millennium Treatment Group is located in Florida,...

2014-09-11 23:02:07

South Florida Marble Restoration Company Contributes to Remarkable Charity and Admirable Cause PLANTATION, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Classic Marble Restoration, Inc. (CMR), a family-owned marble restoration company in South Florida, has donated to the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) organization to assist with research and aid those in need. As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has substantially reached millions of people from all over the world, awareness for this damaging disease has...

2014-09-11 16:20:37

U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges Guide Also Ranks University Highly in Undergraduate Engineering, Military Education, and As Rising Educational Star DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 15th consecutive year, the Best Colleges guidebook published by U.S. News & World Report ranks Embry-Riddle's specialized undergraduate aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation and honors the university for continued excellence in undergraduate engineering....


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'