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2014-10-20 12:26:25

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Miami School of Business Administration has developed a new Executive MBA program designed primarily for professional artists and athletes. The Miami Executive MBA for Professional Artists and Athletes, which begins in February 2015, will teach these accomplished individuals, many of whom have strong personal brands, how to leverage their current career success into business and social achievement....

2014-10-20 12:21:37

New service to include on-dock intermodal rail capabilities JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) and PortMiami, through a strategic alliance, are offering the Sunshine Gateway service, which includes on-dock intermodal rail capabilities. This seamless ship to rail transfer allows the port to handle additional volumes and ensures that shipments move more quickly and efficiently with the potential to reach 70 percent of the United States...

2014-10-20 12:20:58

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Air Cargo, Inc., a freight forwarder specializing in difficult-to-move cargo, announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York. National Air Cargo, Inc. (NAC Inc.) is a subsidiary company of National Air Cargo Holdings, Inc., a Florida corporation with more than 20 different...

2014-10-20 08:40:44

Connects Seven Properties at One of Orlando's Largest Hospitality Groups ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions today announced that it has signed an agreement with Rosen Hotels & Resorts, one of Orlando's largest hospitality groups with seven properties throughout the Orlando area. Bright House Networks will provide Rosen Hotels with Metro Ethernet connectivity between its three convention hotels and its four leisure...

2014-10-20 08:38:15

Miami-based developers BH3 extinguish $5.5 million dollars in debt in addition to other accretive contributions to help local non-profit organization continue its legacy AVENTURA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BH3, a real estate firm based in Miami led by Gregory Freedman, Charles Phelan and Daniel Lebensohn, has finalized a transaction that benefited the company as well as The Talmudic College. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152863 The Talmudic College,...

2014-10-20 08:28:13

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surfacing late fall, new restaurant Hudson at Waterway East has appointed award-winning hospitality brand specialists The Gab Group as agency of record. Inspired by its Intracoastal location in downtown Delray Beach, this trendy yet sophisticated eatery will feature urban comfort food and a modern beverage program. Through strategic public relations and brand development, The Gab Group will showcase Hudson--opened by partners Sam...

2014-10-20 08:27:50

DANIA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Issa Asad Instant Profits with Alibaba, a how-to guide for creating and operating a lucrative business on Alibaba, is now available to download for free on the Google Play store. The book, by Issa Asad, is his second publication in his "Instant Profits" series. Asad's first book, Instant Profits with Instagram, is a recent Amazon best seller. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152899Photo -...

2014-10-20 08:23:54

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaVenture Holdings(TM), a leader in water purification solutions, announced that it has merged with Quench USA, Inc., the largest independent provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America. Quench becomes the second operating platform of AquaVenture Holdings, joining Seven Seas Water Corporation, an international provider of water management solutions. In connection with the merger, AquaVenture Holdings secured an...

2014-10-18 23:02:58

This marks their 16th Dr. Phone Fix location in South Florida, and they could not be more excited to bring the great service of Dr. Phone Fix, headed by the wonderful Mr. Colin Brookes, to the people in need of smartphone, tablet, and electronics repair in the Tampa area. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Colin Brookes has spent the last two decades interested in the wireless industry and vested in bringing a wireless business to the people in his wonderful area of Tampa, Florida....

2014-10-17 23:00:54

US airports can now lease DeTect’s proven avian radar system to reduce bird-aircraft strikes and improve flight safety. Panama City, Florida (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 DeTect, Inc. (http://www.detect-inc.com) today announced that through a partnership with a major national leasing firm DeTect can offer competitive operating lease and lease-purchase financing to US airports for its MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system that includes the system, delivery, installation,...


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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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