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Trash talking: Land O’ Lakes family says businesses ignore recycling rules

Trash talking: Land O’ Lakes family says businesses ignore recycling rules

LAND O’ LAKES — They say good fences make good neighbors. But even 10 feet of solid steel couldn’t end the feud between two long-established businesses in Land O’ Lakes.
Published: 05/26/15
Duke Energy unveils solar power project at USF St. Pete

Duke Energy unveils solar power project at USF St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Even the Sunshine City gets intermittent clouds.
Published: 05/21/15
New law may spur craft distilling ‘explosion’

New law may spur craft distilling ‘explosion’

TALLAHASSEE — The same measure that made Florida the last state to allow 64-ounce beer containers also included a gift to the state’s craft distillers.
Published: 05/20/15
Pasco office park finds success, to expand in 2016

Pasco office park finds success, to expand in 2016

WESLEY CHAPEL — Compark 75 owner Larry Morgan rolled the dice two years ago when he built the first speculative office buildings in Pasco County since the recession. Now his $15 million gamble is paying off....
Published: 05/19/15
Nudist resorts draw global tourism dollars

Nudist resorts draw global tourism dollars

LAND O’ LAKES — It was a relatively slow Tuesday morning at the opulent, clothing-optional Caliente Resort and Spa off U.S. 41.
Published: 05/15/15
Wesley Chapel skating complex dubbed Florida Hospital Center Ice

Wesley Chapel skating complex dubbed Florida Hospital Center Ice

WESLEY CHAPEL — Florida’s newest, biggest ice complex has a name: Florida Hospital Center Ice.
Published: 05/15/15

Scott, blaming Senate, warns of ‘government shutdown’

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is asking agencies he oversees to identify critical funding areas needed to keep the lights on as he pushes the idea of a bare-bones budget to avoid a government shutdown.
Published: 05/14/15

Scott asks hospitals to open books for new commission

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is asking hospitals and insurance companies to open their books in advance of the first meeting of his Commission on Health Care and Hospital Funding next week.
Published: 05/14/15
Agricultural science degree can aid job hunt

Agricultural science degree can aid job hunt

GAINESVILLE — Jackie Nettles, who graduated last week from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, is poised to work in a job she’s prepared for her whole life: community engagement manager for the Girl Scou...
Published: 05/14/15

Green Column: Companies with the best — and worst — water management

Major U.S. food companies need to adopt far stronger water management practices to use limited global resources more efficiently, according to a report by nonprofit advocacy group Ceres.
Published: 05/14/15