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2014-07-23 08:29:18

TAMPA, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MundoFox Tampa (WSPF-CD 35) today announced that Bright House Cable has launched its Spanish-language programming on its cable system in the Tampa - St. Petersburg DMA on Channel 94. The addition of MundoFox Tampa will bring the station's popular shows, such as 100 Latinos Dijeron with host Marco Antonio Regil, drama-series such as El Mariachi and national news with award-winning news anchor, Rolando Nichols, to Bright House subscribers....

2014-07-23 08:28:53

- Foreclosure inventory at lowest level since May 2008 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reports the following "first look" at June 2014 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing approximately two-thirds of the overall market. Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure):? 5.70% Month-over-month change: 1.55%...

2014-07-23 08:28:45

Homeless organization reaches goal with help of marketing company ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Network is pleased to announce that the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national initiative of Community Solutions, achieved its goal of helping communities find homes for 100,000 vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals and families in less than four years. Empower Network, a network marketing and software company, was a sponsor of the effort for the past...

2014-07-23 08:28:32

Chris MacDonald, the only tribute artist hired to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, will be performing at the Broward Center on August 16 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 37 Years ago (August 16, 1977), we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time. Are you still lonesome for the energy, charisma and incredible voice of the King of Rock-n-Roll? Then head to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts August 16(th) at 8pm for...

2014-07-23 08:22:23

Tint World® will be hosting a grand opening event on July 26th, 2014 to celebrate the first franchise location to open in Canada. WESTON, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tint World® Franchise, the nation's leading Automotive Styling Center(TM), will be hosting a public grand opening event on July 26(th )2014, from 10AM to 1PM at its newest franchise location in Kingston, Ontario. The new location is easily accessible, located on 631 Fortune Crescent, Kingston, ON, K7P...

2014-07-22 12:36:29

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepcom kicks up some fun in Berlin at their annual technology demo event, DigitalFocus Global, on September 5, 2014 - the first evening of the IFA electronics show. The event showcases the latest smartphones, tablets, laptops and gadgets from dozens of leading tech companies to 300+ international media. "Nearly 350 press from 37 countries attended DigitalFocus Global last year, and we're expecting an equally diverse, equally curious...

2014-07-22 12:30:33

Fertility center hosts first-ever Fertility Fun Shui on Thursday, July 24 ORLANDO, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gone are the days when alternative medicine was considered to be "hip" or just a bunch of hocus-pocus. Today, more and more doctors are combining modern technology with holistic medicine to combat a variety of conditions from migraines to menstrual cramps. Just as alternative treatments such acupuncture and massage have helped those ailments, doctors are also finding...

2014-07-22 08:28:23

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, a national foundation with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, is heading to Boca Raton for this year's "Boca's Got Talent." Sponsored by Plum Productions, the event at the Dubliner in Mizner Park is part of Boca Festival Days to provide talent with a lifetime of "bragging rights." On Monday, August 4 at 5:30p.m. 13-year-old fiddle marvel Maggie Baugh will judge and perform. Baugh recently played...

2014-07-21 23:01:36

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will host special presentations at NSU’s Regional Campuses in Tampa and Orlando, on Aug., 14 and 15 respectively, on the ‘Top 5 Technology Trends to Impact Business & IT Leaders in the Future’. Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will host special presentations at...

2014-07-21 16:23:40

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge Takes Place Thursday, August 14 and Is Open to the Public HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), the United States and top-ranked Brazil Beach Soccer Teams will square off in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge on Thursday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/CL68967LOGO-a...


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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