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American Medical Response Advises That You ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’

Hurricane Ian will bring heavy rain to the Orlando area this week, and American Medical Response is reminding drivers and others to avoid rising water.

Carbon Monoxide Warning Issued for Hurricane Ian

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns those in path of Hurricane Ian about the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Americares Ready to Respond to Hurricane Ian

Americares relief workers are ready to deploy and respond to Hurricane Ian as the Category 4 storm pummels Florida’s west coast.

The Salvation Army of Florida’s EDS Response for Hurricane Ian’s Impact

The Salvation Army of Florida prepared resources and personnel to meet the immediate needs after Hurricane Ian’s catastrophic landfall.

SERVPRO Deploys Disaster Recovery Team for Hurricane Ian

SERVPRO’s Disaster Recovery Team has been activated to help residents and business owners in storm-damaged areas in the path of Hurricane Ian.

Demings Calls on Floridians to Finalize Emergency Plans

Orlando Representative Val Demings reminded Florida families to finalize their emergency plans in preparation for Hurricane Ian.

27+ Acres Sold in Port Charlotte, Florida

LandQwest Commercial Real Estate Services is celebrating a big sale in Port Charlotte, Florida.

Brooks Rehabilitation Uses Breakthrough Technology in National Stroke Recovery Trial

Brooks Rehabilitation's first participant in the national stroke recovery trial, EMAGINE, has completed study participation. The randomized, double-blind study tests whether a non-invasive, wearable device that delivers an electromagnetic field to brain networks can reduce disability and improve recovery following moderate to severe ischemic stroke. ...

Florida Housing Market: Inventory, Median Prices Rise

Florida's housing market reported increased inventory (active listings) and higher median prices in August 2022 compared to a year ago.

Book Discovery App Marks Millionth Match as Users Swoon Over Book Dates

It seemed like an idea begging to become reality: a dating app to connect users to books rather than people.

Florida EVs: North America’s Largest Electric Vehicle Festival Comes to Miami

Electrify Expo, North America's largest electric vehicle festival, charges into Miami on Saturday, October 8th, and Sunday, October 9th, at Regatta Park. The outdoor festival offers festival goers the opportunity to test-drive and try-before-they-buy hundreds of the world's leading EV mobility brands, including electric cars, e-bikes, e-motorcycles, e-skateboards, e-scooters,...

Rubix Foods Opens New First-of-its-Kind Innovation Center

Rubix Foods opened its highly anticipated new Innovation Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

Climate First Bank Increases Access to Eco-Friendly Finance with New Florida Hires

Climate First Bank, the world’s first community bank founded to fight the climate crisis, welcomed 12 employees to its growing Florida team.

Woman Founded & Operated Marketing Agency Executes Hooters NIL Football Campaign

ME3 Digital announced the expansion of services and execution of the NIL football campaign for Hooters.

Duke Energy Adds Two New Lithium-Ion Battery Sites in Florida

Duke Energy Florida added two new lithium-ion battery sites to enhance grid operations, increase efficiencies and improve overall reliability.

New ‘Foodie’ Campaign from VISIT FLORIDA and Emergent Media

VISIT FLORIDA and Emergent Media announced the launch of Florida's Table, which promotes the state's dynamic culinary scene.

FAMU Unveils Special Tribute to 57 Original Law School Graduates

Florida A&M University will unveil a plaque honoring the 57 original College of Law graduates.

New Homeland Security Grant Funding for Florida

In total, $61.6 million in new Homeland Security grant funding has been announced for Florida.

Amtrak Launches Fare Sale on Auto Train from Florida

Amtrak's fare sale on Auto Train allows travelers between Florida and the Northeast to skip stress of I-95 and high gas prices.

Florida is Home to Most Severe Mosquito Cities, Including Orlando

Florida is home to the top 11 cities with most severe mosquito populations, including Orlando. Here are mosquito prevention tips:

Winn-Dixie Parent Company Launches $2 Student Meal Program to Fight Child Hunger

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, launched a “Break from Hunger” program to provide healthy meal options to ensure no child goes hungry.

Miami Swim Week The Shows Created a Huge Splash on Miami Beach

DC Swim Week created a major splash on Miami Beach with the largest global swimwear fashion show series in the world.

Lt. Gov. Nuñez Leads Mission to United Kingdom for Farnborough International Airshow

Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez highlighted her recent aerospace and aviation mission to the United Kingdom.

$12 Million in Down Payment Assistance Awarded to Hometown Heroes Since June

Since the Florida Hometown Heroes program launched on June 1st, more than $12 million in down payment assistance.

Duke Energy Invests $697,000 in Training, Development Grants for Florida’s Workforce

18 Florida-based organizations receive funds from Duke Energy to support educational opportunities, career training to help meet local workforce needs.

Florida Oysters Found with Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

When FIU Institute of Environment scientists sampled oysters from Biscayne Bay, Marco Island and Tampa Bay, they detected contaminants in every single one.

Still No Winner: Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $790 Million

With no winner in three months, the grand prize for the Mega Millions has now reached $790 million.

3 Things Your Physician Wants You to Know to Help Improve Your Health

As a patient, being your own advocate is important in taking control of your healthcare. Here are 3 things your physician wants you to know.

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Unveiled at U.S. Capitol

Family members of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune were joined by Members of Congress for the unveiling of a statue of Dr. Bethune in the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. Postal Service Hiring in Central and Southwest Florida

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire new employees for delivery and retail positions at post offices in Central and Southwest Florida.