Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:29:19 GMT
Often, he says, obstacles he faces in business pale in comparison to those he faced as a helicopter pilot and then as chief of operations in Baghdad. "It helps you problem-solve in situations where it's not life or death," said Burns, who served in the U.S. Army for 28 years.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:52:56 GMT
On this edition of the Politically Incorrect Podcast I am joined by Richard Miniter, the Chief Executive Officer of American Media Institute. He was the author of a wonderful three part series on Non-doctors in Florida Lobby for OK to Perform Eye Surgery.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:38:33 GMT
He wore patterned green pajama pants and fuzzy-trimmed slippers and was set to enjoy breakfast. The only problem? He was in the middle of a busy Central Florida street.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:28:16 GMT
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a fisherman moments before his 12-foot dinghy sank less than a mile west of Fort De Soto, Florida on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Ocala, Florida police detectives have released surveillance video which shows a man robbing a McDonald's from a drive-thru window.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:05:14 GMT
Cape Coral trappers found a four-foot Nile monitor lizard in one of their trap cages, according to a report by WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:51:38 GMT
More growers, access to treatment for snowbirds, and greater flexibility in the relationship between patients and doctors are among the items likely to be included in a Senate proposal to carry out a constitutional amendment approved by voters in November to broadly legalize medical marijuana. The Senate Health Policy Committee held a workshop Wednesday on the implementation of Amendment 2, which garnered the support of more than 71 percent of Florida voters, as lawmakers try to reach consensus on five pieces of legislation floating in the Senate.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:59:52 GMT
A team from Food For The Poor discovered some 240 people living in a cave in the rugged mountains of Haiti near Fonds Rouge Dahere, where they have been since Hurricane Matthew hit the country's southern peninsula in October. A team from Food For The Poor discovered some 240 people living in a cave in the rugged mountains of Haiti near Fonds Rouge Dahere, where they have been since Hurricane Matthew hit the country's southern peninsula in October.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:42:29 GMT
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has called on the governor to suspend a prosecutor for pledging to not seek the death penalty in any case while she is in office. Corcoran said on Thursday that Orlando State Attorney Aramis Ayala was "violating the constitution" because she is not even considering the death penalty, which is in the Florida Constitution.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:19:28 GMT
It takes a lot of land to accommodate Cinderella's castle, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Epcot's 11-country World Showcase - and a hefty purse to pay the property taxes on it.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:08:26 GMT
At least 10 homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday. Only a few minor injuries to emergency personnel have been reported in what's being called the Garfield Road Fire, according to the Florida Forest Service.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:55:05 GMT
A security guard stands outside the entrance to the David Posnack Jewish Community Center and David Posnack Jewish Day School after people were evacuated because of a bomb threat on Feb. 27, 2017, in Davie. Jewish centers and schools across the nation are coping with another wave of bomb threats as officials in Philadelphia begin raising money to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:19:54 GMT
Keller with a Bonnethead, the main species he is studying for his Doctorate at Florida State University. An article in the St. Augustine Record caught my eye on social media this week.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:54:43 GMT
Since good climate change news is about as common in Florida as a calm and pleasant rush hour drive on I-95, let's start there first: The vast majority of the Sunshine State now believes that global warming is a real phenomenon supported by scientific evidence. But this is Florida, so you know there's a Lake Okeechobee-sized "but" hanging at the end of that first sentence.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:35:47 GMT
Tomorrow, March 23, Governor Rick Scott will host a Fighting for Florida Jobs Roundtable with business owners, economic development leaders, tourism leaders, and community members to discuss the local economic impact of VISIT FLORIDA and Enterprise Florida.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:05:24 GMT
Florida is home to 12 of 19 tracks in the United States and one of the few places where the use of steroids is permitted. It's banned in Great Britain and Australia, where the sport remains popular.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:54:15 GMT
Suskauer, the wife of Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Scott Suskauer, was elected by Bar members in voting that ended this week. She will be sworn in at the organization's annual convention in Orlando on June 23. A 1998 graduate of Boston University with a degree in communications, Suskauer received her law degree in 1991 from American University.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:14:29 GMT
Four were killed at the scene near Gainesville on Sunday. The fifth, a 10-year-old boy, fought for his life before succumbing to his injuries Monday afternoon at Shands Hospital in Gainesville.