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FSU athletic director listed as SEC candidate

Florida State Athletics seems to be heading in the right direction. Not just on the football field, but also in many other sports. Much of that can be attributed to athletic director Michael Alford, who was hired by the program last December after a stint as CEO and president of Seminole Boosters. READ MORE: Rookies […]

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Florida KidCare covering monthly premium payments for families in Florida counties affected by Hurricane Ian

Florida KidCare member families who live in any of the 26 counties affected by Hurricane Ian may receive a break on their premium payments until the end of the year. The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation Board of Directors has approved Hurricane Ian premium relief for Florida KidCare member families. This premium relief applies to the […]

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Ignore the US government’s economic figures – base your decisions on real data | Genetic marks

JTrying to figure out the future in today’s climate is enough to give you a headache. Where is the economy going? Should we take risks or go around the wagons? Can you hire and spend or do you need to cut overhead and retract? People rely on you to make the right decisions. But unfortunately, […]

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Florida State’s Baba Miller to miss half of season due to trip

Florida State freshman Baba Miller will miss the first half of the 2022-23 season after losing an NCAA penalty appeal for a travel advantage, the school announced. In a statement from the school, Florida State said Miller, a 6-foot-11 forward who played for Spain’s national under-18 team over the summer, received a trip from his […]

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Teenage python hunter wins $10,000 in Florida’s annual ‘Python Challenge’

A 19 year old snake hunter from South Florida won the Florida “Python Challenge” this year with 28 wins. Matthew Concepcion has participated four times in the annual challenge, which aims burmese pythons in the Everglades. This year, a total of 231 pythons were eradicated. Burmese pythons are not native to Florida and are considered […]

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Unalaska City Council Members and Mayor Begin New Terms

The mayor and two sitting city council members began their new terms after municipal elections this month. This means that there is no change in the composition of the board this year. Darin Nicholson and Daneen Looby will serve three-year terms in their respective seats on the board. And Unalaska Mayor Vince Tutiakoff Sr. will […]

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Real estate investor waits to buy property until mortgage rates drop

Real estate investor Stephen Yin has purchased 11 rental units over the past two years. However, he’s not expanding his portfolio anytime soon. The interest rates are too high for his liking. The rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage loan has just reached 7.16%. It is the first time that it has exceeded 7% since […]

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State laws on voting after a felony conviction vary widely: NPR

An estimated 2% of the voting-age population in the United States will not be eligible to vote in this year’s midterm elections due to state laws barring people with felony convictions from voting. That’s according to a study released Tuesday by the Sentencing Project, a nonprofit that advocates for restoration of the right to vote […]

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How Blockchain Can Improve Real Estate Transactions

By improving efficiency and access during transactions, blockchain and other digital technologies offer potential savings for facility managers. By Farbod Sadeghian, Contributing Writer In August 2022, Forbes reported that a housing market slump had officially begun a month prior, when declining US home sales marked its sixth consecutive month. Builders are struggling to build, with […]

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OL 3 stars Blake Franks names the top 8

Greeneville, SC offensive tackle Blake Franks has narrowed his options to eight schools, according to a message he posted on Twitter Monday. Florida will compete with Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Miami, North Carolina, Ole Miss and South Carolina for Franks’ services. Although Franks’ relationship with UF is still relatively new, he recently traveled to Gainesville […]

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Hurricanes, development and the crisis of our insurance

It should come as no surprise that Florida is facing an insurance crisis. For decades, state and local governments allowed inappropriate development in hurricane-prone areas and continue to do so today. There appears to be little consideration given to the general issues associated with landfalling hurricanes when approving new developments in this area. Hurricane Ian […]

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CITY NOTEBOOK | Manhattan Government Streets Division Wins Snow Roadeo Event | New

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Real estate transfers October 22, 2022 | Folders

The following real estate transfers were recorded between October 4 and October 13: 2800 West 6th St., Ashley Keller Bratcher, Sarah Keller, Bailey Keller to N & G Legacy Estates LLC, $65,000 3830 Shelly Drive, Alicia Kassinger, James Brandon Kassinger and Jill Kassinger to Stephen P. Hagan, $150,000 5005 Free Silver Road, Jeffrey T. Cecil […]

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Florida surgeon general tours conspiracy theory podcasts

Comment this story Comment Earlier this month, early Friday evening before Columbus Day weekend, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo issued a new recommendation for residents of his state: Young adult males should not take mRNA vaccines aimed at combating covid-19. Taken out of useful context, this is a remarkable development. A senior health official in […]

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City of Lakeland to Hold Swan Sale Oct. 28 – City News Blog

LAKELAND, Florida (October 20, 2022) | The City of Lakeland just completed the 42n/a Annual roundup of the swans. This event allows the town’s swan veterinarian to oversee the health and vitality of Lakeland’s swan flock. Dr. Price Dickson of My Pet’s Animal Hospital and his staff conducted welfare exams on the 73 swans that […]

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Candidates for New Hanover County Sheriff: Democratic incumbent Ed McMahon and Republican challenger Matt Rhodes

Sheriffs are one of the most powerful elected officials in any county, rivaled only by district attorneys. Unlike city councils or county commissioners, sheriffs themselves oversee an entire government entity, and although they receive funding from the county, they generally have unilateral authority over the management of their offices. North Carolina sheriffs also have the […]

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A National “Don’t Say Gay” Law? Republicans introduce bill to restrict LGBTQ-related programs

Congressional Republicans have introduced what some are calling a nationwide version of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Bill — or what critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana and 32 other Republican members of Congress on Tuesday introduced the Stop the Sexualization of Children Act of 2022, which would […]

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Is earlier better? Clinical trial explores early radiotherapy as protective treatment against high-risk spinal metastases

A research team at Baptist Health South Florida recently began enrolling in a randomized controlled clinical trial exploring early radiation therapy as a prophylactic treatment for patients with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic high-risk metastatic disease of the spine. The trial, named the PROMISSeD (Prophylactic Radiotherapy of Minimally Symptomatic Spinal Disease) study, is a single institution […]

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Meet the Ward Three City Council Candidates

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The November election is just under three weeks away, and local elections are front and center. Ward Three is stirring conversations this election season after incumbent Ken Weir, who has represented the ward since 2006, was challenged by local businessman Boyd Binninger and retired electrician Lonnie Daddow. Ward Three encompasses Northeast […]

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Juniper Square Named Industry Leader in G2’s Fall 2022 Grid Report for Real Estate Investment Management

Juniper Square SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Juniper Squarethe leading provider of partnership services for the private funds industry, was named an industry leader by G2, Inc. in its Fall 2022 Grid® report for Real estate investment management. The report examines the software that real estate investors and investment firms use to […]

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A Declaration to Save the Florida Constitution

WHEREAS the Florida Constitution is a revered document reserved for the people of the State of Florida to enshrine their fundamental rights and matters concerning the form and function of their state government; and WHEREAS, the process by which proposals are brought forward to amend the Constitution of Florida should include a level of transparency […]

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Appeals court sides with Florida in NCLH ‘vaccine passport’ case

This effectively means NCLH could face fines for requiring passengers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for cruises departing from Florida. NCL has already dropped the vaccination mandate However, NCLH’s main brand, Norwegian Cruise Line, already scrapped its vaccine mandate earlier this month. The NCLH sued Florida in July 2021 after the state passed a […]

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Telangana government will redefine Hyderabad roads; the city will soon have three new flyovers

Photo: PTI Hyderabad: Telangana government’s efforts to reinvent the city’s road infrastructure under the Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP) are set to gain momentum with three new flyovers, putting Hyderabad on the city map of world class. The SRDP has already dotted the city and suburbs with a number of flyovers and underpasses in a […]

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Where Home Prices Are Heading in 2023 in Your Local Housing Market, According to Zillow’s Revised Forecast

Of course, a few weeks later, the pandemic housing boom began to falter. With every forecast since, Zillow has cut its 12-month home price outlook. In April, Zillow revised it down to 14.9%. In May, it was revised down to 11.6%. In July, it was revised down to 7.8%. In August, it was revised down […]

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Florida vs LSU: Tigers preview with And The Valley Shook

We answered a few questions by Zachary Junda And the valley trembled; he answered us. These are below. 1. Florida’s freshman year under Billy Napier has been up and down so far, but it hasn’t looked as tumultuous as LSU’s freshman season under Brian Kelly, given that thrilling and nerve-wracking opener against Florida State , […]

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Bringing population health strategies to oncology

Three years ago, Allina Health, a nonprofit health system that operates 10 hospitals and more than 90 clinics in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, decided to invest in cancer care by putting the focus on population health. According to Mike Koroscik, Vice President, Oncology, Allina Health Cancer Institute (AHCI). On Friday, Koroscik provided an update on […]

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City council plans dirt road paving project through Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The Wichita City Council, at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, will consider a program to pave the city’s dirt roads. The city said there are approximately 160 miles of dirt streets in Wichita, “many of which are located in established areas developed decades ago.” “Historically, dirt residential streets were paved […]

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Hot property: why the financial sector must lead the decarbonization of real estate

The Cut Inflation Act provides more than $50 billion in tax credits, rebates and grant programs to reduce carbon emissions from buildings. This should leverage tens of billions more in private sector investment. While this investment is a game-changer, best estimates are that we will need to spend $1.7 trillion per year between 2020 and […]

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Pandemic-aggravated cyberbullying among teens – Asian Americans most targeted

Young Asian Americans were the only racial group where the majority (59%) reported more cyberbullying since the start of the COVID‐19 pandemic. In 2019, they were the least likely to have experienced cyberbullying. At the start of the COVID‐19 pandemic, there were concerns that incidents of cyberbullying (online threats, abuse or harassment) were increasing because […]

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Portland city prosecutors seek other government agencies to be named in class action lawsuit filed for sidewalk tent camping

The City of Portland is asking that a class action lawsuit filed last month against the city by a group of disabled Portlanders for street tent camping include three other parties in the lawsuit: Multnomah County, Metro and the State of Oregon. Portland City Attorney Robert Taylor wrote to one of the plaintiffs’ attorneys Sept. […]

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Invesco Real Estate Income Trust Inc. completes two credit transactions totaling $51.8 million in commitments

DALLAS, October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Invesco Real Estate Income Trust Inc. (“INREIT”), an institutionally managed unlisted public REIT, today announced the launch of a floating rate mezzanine loan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as an investment in an affiliate credit fund. Investing in INREIT’s affiliate credit fund gives it immediate access to a diversified […]

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Norvell is the right person at the right time for Florida State football

I can’t believe all the negative chatter I’ve read from Florida State University football fans about not going for the basket against North Carolina State on Saturday. FSU is 4-2 with wins over LSU and Louisville and a blow from Boston College. Wheelchair coaches have it so easy. They can complain about everything without doing […]

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Bright Health Group to Increase Focus on Providing Affordable Health Care to Aging and Underserved Populations Through Its Fully Aligned Model of Care in Florida, Texas and California

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bright Health Group, Inc. (“Bright Health”) (NYSE: BHG) today announced its decision to further focus its business on its fully aligned model of care and to no longer offer individual and family plans through Bright HealthCare or Medicare. Advantage products outside of California and Florida in 2023. Additionally, Bright Health announced the raising of […]

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Philadelphia will study its pay scale among thousands of job postings in the city

Philadelphia will hire an outside firm to study its pay scale for government employees as the city struggles to attract applicants to fill thousands of vacancies. The city will spend up to $200,000 on a review it hopes to complete by the middle of next year. Officials are soliciting proposals from consultants and work on […]

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John A. Heitz, namesake of new MSU residence, dies Sunday

A giant of the Springfield real estate scene who always remembered to call his friends on their birthdays was described as unforgettable on Sunday. These friends were mourning John A. Heitz, who died Sunday morning. He suffered from lung cancer and heart problems. “John has more friends than anyone I’ve ever known,” said Craig Lowther, […]

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NC State quarterback Devin Leary injured against Florida State

NC State quarterback Devin Leary (13) is hit by Florida State defensive tackle Joshua Farmer (44) as he throws during the second half of NC State’s game against Florida State at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh , NC, Saturday, Oct. 8. 2022. Leary was injured on the game. Ethan Hyman [email protected] Raleigh NC State quarterback Devin […]

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DCHA mismanagement detailed in HUD audit

Inadequate management, poor oversight and poor governance have led the DC Housing Authority’s failure to provide ‘decent, safe and sanitary’ housing to its residents in violation of federal requirements, HUD concluded the investigators. A damning 72-page report by the agency paints a housing authority in disarray and at risk of breaching its deal with the […]

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Real estate jobs hold up despite dip in sales, summer ends

Real estate hiring beat seasonal expectations for September, reflecting flat payrolls despite a declining sales environment, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rejoin industry visionaries Pete Flint, Spencer Rascoff, Ryan Serhant and more on Inman Connect New YorkJanuary 24-26. Punch your ticket to the future by joining the smartest people […]

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Florida State defensive end considered a first-round prospect by ESPN’s Todd McShay

College football teams are approaching the middle of their respective seasons, and the 2023 NFL Draft is nearly six months away. Buzz expects a few Seminoles to make the jump to the pro level after the year, but the light shines the most on defensive end Jared Verse. READ MORE: FSU Forward projected among top […]

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Report into Croydon council collapse reveals management ‘dysfunction’ | local government

The scale of the company’s dysfunction at Croydon council before it went bankrupt two years ago was serious enough to warrant a police investigation into potential misconduct in public service, according to an official report which was kept secret for more than 18 months. A leaked copy of the report reveals serious concerns about the […]

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Sentinel Real Estate Corporation Acquires 331-Unit Garden-Style Apartment Community in Arlington, TX

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sentinel Real Estate Corporation (“Sentinel”) today announced the acquisition of Debbie Lane Flats, a 331-unit garden-style apartment community located in Arlington, Texas. The property represented an opportunity for Sentinel to acquire a newly built and stabilized luxury community in the sought after and rapidly growing Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Debbie Lane Flats consists of […]

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New Orleans Pelicans convert ex-Florida State forward to two-way deal

Former Florida State forward John Butler was converted to a two-way contract after originally signing an Exhibit-10 deal with the New Orleans Pelicans a few weeks ago. After going undrafted and playing sparingly in the Summer League until a fantastic performance in the last game, his future was uncertain until a few weeks ago. Some […]

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First Lady Casey DeSantis wishes veterans a happy 101st birthday after Hurricane Ian

PORT CHARLOTTE, Florida. – First Lady Casey DeSantis toured the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Retirement Home in Port Charlotte and met with residents who weathered the storm at the retirement home. One of the residents, Anna Wojtalik, celebrated her 101st birthday on Thursday, September 29, after Hurricane Ian. “Anna is a great example of […]

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Real estate transactions | News, Sports, Jobs

The following real estate transactions were recorded by Lycoming County officials in early September. TOWNSHIP OF ARMSTRONG Keith T. and Susan L. Kmetz to Robert D. and Beth A. Losell, $275,000, 1005 Old Montgomery Pike CLINTON TOWNSHIP Guy N. Saxton to Trenton J. Hinston, $305,000, 121 Route 54 Thomas N. and Michelle M. […]

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Florida’s Fatal Attraction – The Atlantic

Boats on the roofs; cars at sea; coastal cities under water. Naples beach sand now smothers the streets of Naples. Hurricane Ian’s 150mph winds ripped homes off their foundations in Fort Myers, a pretty town once known for its avenues of royal palm trees. At least 50 people are believed to have died in Florida. […]