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2014-08-08 12:24:36

Civil Complaint Alleges Patent Infringement in Cell Phone Case Design FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A.G. Findings & Manufacturing Co. (AGF), parent of Ballistic Case Co., a designer of advanced protection accessories for mobile electronic devices, today announced it has filed a complaint for infringement of its intellectual property rights against Pelican Products, Inc. AGF filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida,...

2014-08-08 08:25:49

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE announced today that its Quality Metrics Pilot Program has achieved a major milestone with confirmation of 12 companies and 32 sites participating in the Program, even as recruitment continues. In line with an objective of the Pilot Program, the companies represent generic, innovator, over-the-counter, contract manufacturing and analytical businesses with a good spread of technologies - solid dosage, sterile, drug substance, small and...

2014-08-08 08:22:47

This free service can help you avoid accidents and outages caused by digging into underground equipment JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every eight minutes, someone in the U.S. damages an underground utility line - potentially causing injuries, power outages and environmental hazards. More than ninety-nine percent of these accidents can be avoided by calling 8-1-1 to have underground utilities marked. On this August 11 (8/11), and every day, Florida Power & Light Company...

2014-08-07 23:09:24

Former Google Executive to Lead New Company Division SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Voalte®, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced the launch of Voalte Labs. The new venture will be led by Don Fletcher, Ph.D., Chief Scientist at Voalte and former Senior Engineering Manager at Google Voice, and will be headquartered at The HuB, a Sarasota, Florida, incubator that provides space and resources to entrepreneurs and startups. “We’re excited to...

2014-08-07 23:09:23

Fundraising consultant will provide counsel to nonprofits in the areas of fund development planning, strategic planning, and board governance. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Bob Carter Companies, LLC has added Kerry Bartlett to its team of philanthropy and fundraising consultants serving clients in the United States, Mexico, and the Middle East. Bartlett, who will be a Managing Director for Bob Carter Companies, has extensive experience in developing nonprofit organizations and...

2014-08-07 23:09:10

Promero announced today that it completed development and will provide its Oracle Contact Center Anywhere hosted call center software CTI connector for free to Salesforce CRM and Zoho CRM Users. Pompano Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Promero, a leading reseller and provider of cloud-based virtual call center software, announced today that it completed and provided the general release of its proprietary CTI connector for its hosted platform of Oracle Contact Center Anywhere to...

2014-08-07 23:07:12

Grace Century FZ LLC's EHR project, Quantum Innovations, Inc., has reached an agreement with Florida-based Healthcare Alliance Group, Inc. to adopt PWeR® 2.0 as its official health information technology provider. Ras Al Khamiah, UAE (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Grace Century FZ LLC, is pleased to announce that its healthcare project, Quantum Innovations, Inc. (“QI”), has reached an agreement with Healthcare Alliance Group, Inc., a Florida based Management Services Organization...

2014-08-07 23:05:24

Breast cancer survivor dragon boat paddlers offer preview day to international festival. SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 More than 100 breast cancer survivor dragon boat paddlers representing seven Florida cities, will meet at Nathan Benderson Park on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Paddle Day. This event includes a day of racing, coaching, exercise instruction and seminars on paddling techniques, nutrition and wellness. This is the first Paddle Day event for the breast...

2014-08-07 23:05:13

SimpleK12's August 2014 event provides valuable insight into integrating iPads and mobile devices in the classroom. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event for teachers on how to integrate iPads in the classroom. SimpleK12 provides hundreds of professional development webinars for educators each year, with their highest attendance occurring in June, July, and August. Past webinar attendees note that the convenient...

2014-08-07 23:04:31

Meridian Treatment Solutions is now partnering with Brandamos, a brand elevation and marketing agency located in south Florida. Brandamos will be providing a variety of online marketing strategies to increase the brand awareness of Meridian Treatment Solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Meridian Treatment Solutions, a comprehensive inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center, selected Brandamos, (http://www.brandamos.com) to execute their marketing efforts including...


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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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