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2014-07-15 23:00:38

Gravis Marketing conducted an automated phone survey. The telephone surveys focused on the upcoming elections. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 This past week Gravis Marketing has released two new surveys that look at the political landscapes of Arkansas and Arizona at the current time. Gravis Marketing surveyed 987 registered voters who are likely to vote in Arkansas and its survey has a margin of error of ±3%. Gravis Marketing currently shows in its Arkansas poll...

2014-07-15 12:22:29

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) today announced that it plans to report second-quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.NextEraEnergyPartners.com. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of July 29 with a link to the financial results news release on the company's...

2014-07-15 08:34:03

U.S. Manufacturers to Bring First of its Kind Biometric, Identity Protection Technology to Market SHELTON, Conn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD: OTCQB) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces the next generation smart wallet, Wocket(TM) will be "Made in the U.S.A." The first Wockets are expected to ship to consumers in September, with advance ordering currently available at www.wocketwallet.com. Gino Pereira, CEO of...

2014-07-15 08:30:53

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report second-quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.nexteraenergy.com/investors. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of July 29 with a link to the financial results news release on the company's...

2014-07-14 23:09:07

Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Michigan. Maitland, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ADCS Clinics (“ADCS”) announced it has completed the acquisition of The Grekin Skin Institute in Southfield, Michigan, a dermatology practice founded by Dr. Steven Grekin. Dr. Steven Grekin provides dermatological care within many segments of the medical market in Michigan. His primary mission is to create the vision...

2014-07-14 23:08:24

July 2014 Event Gives Administrators Valuable Insight into Integrating iOS Devices Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event for administrators on how to launch a successful school iPad program. SimpleK12 provides hundreds of professional development webinars for educators each year. Past webinar attendees note that the convenient online format allows for the delivery of more information in less time. "One half hour...

2014-07-14 23:06:39

Move is a response to leading LPR Company’s incredible growth. Oldsmar, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 PlateSmart Technologies is proud to announce today that the Company has moved its headquarters to newer and more spacious offices in its Florida hometown of Oldsmar. The new space provides a more comfortable working environment for the Company’s current staff as well as ample room for the expansion that will be happening in the near future. The move comes as a direct result of the...

2014-07-14 20:22:01

TeleTech's Growth in Healthcare Services Industry Creates Hundreds of Local Positions DENVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer experience solutions, today announced that the company is expanding its Customer Experience Center in Melbourne, FL and actively hiring for nearly 300 new positions in sales, customer experience, human resources, and operations. The Melbourne site...

2014-07-14 16:24:14

New Courses Provide Stress Management and Reduction Techniques in Order to Help Public Safety Personnel Maintain Psychological Well-Being and Improve Job Performance PENSACOLA, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- High Impact Training Solutions (HITS), a division of Smart Horizons, announces the release of its new Officer Health and Fitness courses. Maintaining psychological well-being, good physical fitness, and sound health is important to public safety professionals, law...

2014-07-14 16:23:04

Deals From More Than 150 Theme Parks, Attractions, Restaurants and Hotels ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of blockbuster openings and major expansions across the destination, Visit Orlando is offering 30 days of savings up to 50 percent off during Magical Deal Month this September. An aggregator for Orlando's top deals, VisitOrlando.com/September is a one-stop shop for visitors to find a collection of more than 150 theme park offers, discounted hotel...


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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