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  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Halifax Health

    Daytona Beach-based Halifax Health is a non-profit health-care network with a 944-bed community hospital, psychiatric services, four cancer-treatment centers, a hospice, a health maintenance organization, and a preferred provider organization. 2011 rank:...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: SunTrust Banks Inc.

    SunTrust Banks Inc. is the largest bank in the Southeastern United States and third-largest in Florida. The publicly held company (ticker symbol STI) is based in Atlanta. It is the largest bank in Central Florida, with deposits of $11.3 billion at 119...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: Central Florida Investments

    Central Florida Investments is the parent company of Westgate Resorts, the time-share company run by David Siegel. Founded in 1982, Westgate has more than 10,000 rooms at 28 resorts nationwide, including seven in the Orlando area. Its corporate...
  • Report: Woman busted after she re-enacts domestic abuse claim on cop

    When a Port Orange cops asked Claudia Ambroziak to show him how her hubby had tried to strangle her, the 58-year-old woman jumped off the couch and said, "I'll show how you how he did," placing two fingers on the cop's neck — and was promptly...
  • Pet-friendly emergency shelters

    Seminole County Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs for the general population and Bentley Elementary School in Sanford for those with special needs. Orange County Depends on storm's path: A list of shelters would be released before a storm....
  • Boating safety emphasized at Coast Guard open house tomorrow

     
    With the Memorial Day holiday around the corner, there is a boating safety event tomorrow at the Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, located at 2999 N. Peninsula Ave in New Smyrna Beach. The event, part of the Life Jackets for Life tour which started...
  • National Spelling Bee: Port Orange 7th grader out before final rounds

     
    Our Washington, D.C. colleague reported yesterday on Central Florida's spelling champ as the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee got underway. Benjamin Rice, 12, a Port Orange 7th grader, made it through the first oral round, spelling two words correctly...
  • Believe it: Ripley’s book will have UCF flu shots item

     
    The new book from Ripley Publishing includes a handful of Central Florida references. Among the mentions in Enter If You Dare! are: + UCF’s drive to administer more than 2,500 flu shots in eight hours last September. + A 2,000-foot, not-so-hidden...
  • Fla. Chamber endorses all-GOP legislative slate

     
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsements of legislative candidates in Central Florida. Not surprisingly, there's not a single Democrat among them: Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce announced candidate endorsements in contested...
  • Test kitchen extra: Time to ‘Go Fish’ in the kitchen

     
    Support the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' “Go Native! Eat Florida Seafood” program and you will be sure to have the freshest fish available. This week, Florida amberjack, clams, blue crab, flounder, red grouper,...
  • Florida legislature considers hiking cigarette tax to plug budget woes

    How dire are the financial times in Florida? Consider: The same Republican legislators who abolished the intangibles tax on investments three years ago are thinking about raising taxes to get through the housing-induced recession. The Florida Legislature...
  • Great study skills, a key to school success

    As the school year kicks back in, plenty of parents will be moaning to each other, at least that their children have too much homework. Meanwhile, children in schools across the country are failing to keep up. When students are working hard and still...