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2014-10-09 16:21:41

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer broke ground today on its Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 assembly complex here in Melbourne, Florida. At the ceremony, which included Florida Governor Rick Scott, Brevard County and city officials, the Company celebrated this significant addition to its existing 212,000 square-foot campus at Melbourne International Airport. "With the support of Governor Scott together with his team at Enterprise Florida, the Space Coast Economic...

2014-10-09 12:24:12

Digital report highlights achievements for environment, customers and communities served throughout the U.S. and Canada JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, detailing numerous actions it has taken to invest responsibly in North America's energy future. The report catalogues the company's billions of dollars in clean energy investments, its low air emissions rates, and, at its Florida Power...

2014-10-09 08:20:36

Non-profit Association Dedicated to Professional Yacht Captains Launches Partnership with NSU to advance initiatives in executive education, leadership and management training, and research. FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yacht Captains Association (YCA) has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education to provide executive education and leadership...

2014-10-09 08:20:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, announced today it will release its 2014 third quarter results before the market opens on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors that same afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss the third...

2014-10-08 23:10:10

Two fated, resourceful lovers confront and confound the system of checks and imbalances that threatens Florida today. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Trickster, Rich McKee’s second novel in an irreverently humorous trilogy, also examines the uses of infrasound by supposedly lower animals, higher education's demise, Everglades issues, Seminole lore, an alien visitation, that elusive skunk ape, and truly good cops. This monsterful Florida tale evolves around Dr. Sean McDuff, a recently...

2014-10-08 23:08:16

Nation’s largest Verizon Wireless franchise retailer announces plans to expand throughout Florida and add 20 new locations over the next 12 – 18 months Middletown, CT (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Wireless Zone®, the nation’s largest Verizon Wireless retail franchisor, has announced plans to expand throughout Florida, and add 20 new locations over the next 12-18 months.     “Wireless Zone® has over 400 stores nationwide, and we are excited to expand and...

2014-10-08 23:01:36

AIM Solder's Technical Marketing Manager, Timothy O’Neill, will present ‘Conformal Coating Over No Clean Flux, Part 2’ at the Florida Assembly Cleaning, Coating and Reliability Workshop October 14th and 16th. During this free one-day workshop, several industry experts in cleaning equipment, cleaning chemicals, soldering materials, conformal coating, and failure analysis will present the latest best practices and technically relevant knowledge from their field of expertise....

2014-10-08 23:00:54

Treatment for joint pain highlighted during Bone and Joint Health Awareness Week Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Regenerative Orthopedic Institute of Tampa is celebrating Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, a global event that is held Oct. 12-20, 2014. Throughout the week are several days devoted to a specific type of illness, including World Arthritis Day on Oct. 12, World Spine Day on Oct. 16, World Trauma Day on Oct. 17, World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day on Oct....

2014-10-08 23:00:44

ProtectYourFuture Releases New Foreclosure Defense Infographic (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Boss Law, the premier Florida bankruptcy law firm, is pleased to announce a new infographic, designed to help those at risk of foreclosure. Foreclosure can be an extremely confusing problem. With this infographic, ProtectYourFuture.org seeks to help consumers get necessary information. In addition to providing information about foreclosure defense, this new infographic outlines 10 steps to avoid it. To...

2014-10-08 16:26:36

CDC says main reason virus is spread is through blood in open wounds; Biolife produces a powder that creates an instant scab to seal the wound in seconds. SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than a week ago, Ebola was someone else's problem on another continent. Today, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. died and the virus is an American health issue that concerns millions. Are hospitals and the general public prepared to fight it?...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.