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2014-04-16 08:28:33

FORT MYERS, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If a picture's worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth millions. That's the thought behind the new real estate listing website ClassifiedsEarth.com (http://www.classifiedsearth.com). The free service enables realtors, property managers, homeowners, builders, and home improvement companies to add a YouTube video to each listing, giving prospective buyers the immersive, dynamic experience of "being there." Logo -...

2014-04-16 08:21:06

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. ("FECH") and Florida East Coast Industries, LLC ("FECI") announced today that they priced, as co-issuers, their previously announced offering of $875 million of 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes") and $275 million of 9.75% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes" and together with the 2019 Notes, the "Notes"). The Notes will be the joint and several obligations of FECH and FECI....

2014-04-15 23:13:42

Cornerstone Recovery Center’s monthly Family Night is Friday, April 25th from 6pm – 8pm Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is continuing the successful monthly Family Night event at its drug rehab facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The next Family Night will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm. During Family Night, parents of Cornerstone’s clients are...

2014-04-15 23:13:14

Dr. Alan Bauman discusses issues surrounding aging hair for the third installment of Dr. Barry Lycka’s Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today eBook series. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Forget wrinkles, it could be your hair that betrays your age. While unruly grays are the most known, and most obvious, there are six other signs of aging hair to watch out for—dryness, lackluster color, thinning, breakage, split ends, and frizz. And it doesn’t stop there, more than half of all...

2014-04-15 23:12:23

Bringing Expert AV & Structured Cabling Manpower to More System Integrators Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Atlantis Partners LLC, headquartered in Boonton, NJ, is expanding its operations with the opening of a service branch in Odessa, Florida. The new regional office will increase AP’s extensive and geographically diverse customer base by providing superior AV system and IT infrastructure installation services to system integrators and data contractors in the Southeast....

2014-04-15 23:12:19

Avail is conducting a 6-week, Phase 2 randomized study to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamics of a new combination therapy administered to participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Diabetes Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no insurance required, and you may receive...

2014-04-15 23:10:39

Interactive marketing experts gather in Fort Lauderdale to lead a workshop on advanced tactics for Google AdWords and Google Analytics. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 MoreVisibility, an innovative interactive marketing agency with more than 15 years of experience, announced that they will be partnering with Google to deliver an in-person workshop on “Advanced Tactics for AdWords & Analytics” on May 1, 2014, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It will be held at the Sheraton Fort...

2014-04-15 23:07:09

RedVector.com approved to provide CE to Florida mold assessors and remediators by the Mold-Related Services Licensing Unit of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for Florida contractors, was recently approved by the Mold-Related Services Licensing Unit of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to provide CE to...

2014-04-15 23:06:18

Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management districts: the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite...

2014-04-15 23:05:14

Collaborators include Florida academic institutions and health care providers as well as government, community-based and funding organizations. TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Florida Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) was established as a way to better understand health disparities in medically underserved populations, as well as to implement the Health Disparities Research Agenda for Florida which focuses on developing and testing innovations that will improve health in these...


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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