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  1. Florida pediatric offices refusing to see kids who are not vaccinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Florida Trend

    Twenty-five years ago today, Andrew was born. Nobody knew the newly named tropical system near the Cape Verde Islands would, a week later, barrel into Florida as a Category 5 hurricane.

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  2. Astronauts help corals grow on the ocean floor off FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Years in the works and the product of hundreds of millions of dollars of investments, a new generation of huge rockets will soon take off from Florida. The rush of new rockets has prompted some to question whether NASA even needs to build its own massive new space vehicle and whether there will be enough launch business to go around.

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  3. Miami Beach lost $200K in World OutGames debacle; now city is rethinking large grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Florida Trend

    It looks as though Florida may have had more opioid deaths in 2016 than at the height of the "pill mill" crisis. The crisis sweeping Florida today is rooted in a decade-old problem that officials had promised was getting better.

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  4. JaxPort board votes full steam ahead on starting $484 million dredging projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Alfredo Gonzalez, Visit Florida's vice president of global meetings and trade, has turned in his resignation and will depart the agency on July 8. Gonzalez's departure leaves a hole in Visit Florida's campaign to market the state's tourism industry in lucrative markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany and the Middle East. He followed International Marketing Program Director Shari Bailey, who resigned on Saturday.

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  5. Development Investment Towers at More than $5 Billion in Downtown Orlando | Sponsored ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Downtown Orlando is the economic engine driving Central Florida's economy. The area is a world-class urban core with growing residential, retail, and commercial development currently providing more than 12,000 residential units and more than 78,000 jobs.

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  6. Florida's Movers & InfluencersRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Ron Sachs, Sachs Media Group founder/CEO, announced major new roles for key company leaders. Michelle Ubben , a 20-year veteran of the firm, has been promoted to President.

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  7. Airlines and cruise lines could lose billions if Cuba policy is reversedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Another backroom deal, this time involving the governor who has blasted the Legislature for secrecy, is leaving a trail of frustration and distrust in the state capital as elected lawmakers are being called back for a special session this week to rubber stamp a budget they were excluded from negotiating. The secret deal, negotiated between Florida Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran, was then presented to Senate President Joe Negron.

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  8. Double-decker, open-top buses will do Orlando sightseeing toursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Florida Trend

    State officials announced Friday that the unemployment rate dipped to 4.5 percent in April. That's a slight decline from March when the rate was 4.8 percent.

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  9. Incubators Help Florida Small Businesses Bloom | Press Release - Florida Small BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Florida Trend

    The reality is that without marketing savvy and the expertise to manage certain costs, more than 70 percent of companies will fail, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. In Florida, there are more than 70 recognized organizations instrumental in incubating small businesses.

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  10. Florida retailers expect record breaking Mother's Day in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Florida Trend

    According to the Florida Retail Federation , consumers will spend more than ever on gifts for Mother's Day this year, reaching $23.6 billion. Mother's Day shoppers will spend a whopping $186.39 on average this year, up from last year's $172.22 average.

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  11. Dr. Phillips Academic Commons will be shared by students at UCF and Valencia CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Florida Trend

    On Thursday, May 11, 2017, children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a transformative campus that will soon rise in downtown Orlando. Rendering of the Dr. Phillips Academic Commons, which will be the first building to be built at the new campus the University of Central Florida will share with Valencia College.

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  12. Executive Women's Day draws 200 top female business leaders to the PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Florida Trend

    A busy Florida airport descended into chaos after Miramar-based Spirit Airlines Inc canceled nearly a dozen flights due to a labor dispute with pilots, stranding hundreds of passengers and leading to multiple skirmishes. More from Reuters and the AP .

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  13. Good food is a centerpiece of the Lake Nona plan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Florida Trend

    For the food-obsessed, hip restaurants are integral to their preferred geography. Smart developers lure trendy chefs to the first floor of a new high-rise, and savvy real estate agents pack menus in their portfolio while showing homebuyers around a neighborhood.

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  14. Florida scientists headed for Cuba to study what it looks like before any oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Hemp: It's not marijuana and it doesn't get people high, but legislation moving through the Florida House and Senate would allow universities to begin researching the plant for industrial use. With crops such as oranges not succeeding at the level they had previously, hemp could become one of Florida's cash crops.

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  15. Legislature vows transparency on negotiating education policy....Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Florida Trend

    If years of precedent are any indication, this year's final laws affecting Florida's education policy will now be determined through deal-making and negotiations that will take place largely in private, behind closed doors and out of the public eye. [Source: Times/Herald ] In high school you may have taken Spanish or French to fulfill a foreign language requirement.

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  16. Florida ranked in top five states for commercial real estate developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Medical marijuana is projected to become a $1 billion industry in Florida within the next three years. So far, only seven companies have been licensed by the state to produce, cultivate and sell it.

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  17. Significant drought relief to remain absent across Florida into mid-AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Florida Trend

    As the 60-day legislative session nears the halfway point, critical issues are getting scant attention as Scott and legislative leaders clash over taxpayer spending for tourism ads, boosting university budgets and property tax rates. Some of the critical issus that beg further attention are: Surges in heroin and opiod deaths; teachers leaving profession in droves; State prisons losing corrections officers.

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  18. Florida Senate approves bill to let grocery outlets sell hard liquor in storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Legislators passed the "whiskey to Wheaties" bill in the Florida Senate today, which will allow grocery stores like Publix or Walmart to sell hard liquor on the shelves next to beer and wine instead of in a separate liquor store with its own entrance. The measure must be approved by the House, where an identical bill is ready for a vote after narrowly passing through committee.

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  19. Florida short $36 million for school construction - unless it borrows | Florida Trend EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Florida Trend

    If Florida lawmakers don't agree to borrow money to pay for school construction and maintenance projects, they will come up about $36 million short of what state education officials have requested for a key program next year. More from the Palm Beach Post and the Daily Commercial .

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  20. Florida's Housing Market Continues to Show Rising Prices in Feb. 2017 | Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Florida Trend

    ORLANDO, Fla. Florida's housing market continued to report a tight supply of homes for sale and rising median prices in February, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors.

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