- Nasa to lease shuttle launch pad
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the Atlantis shuttle.
BBC News. Thu, 23 May 2013 23:26:57 GMT.
- Florida FBI Shooting May Be Linked to Boston Area Triple Slaying
U.S. news reports say a Chechen man killed in an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that may have been connected to dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 23 May 2013 11:58:47 -0400.
- Shot US suspect 'admitted' murder
A Florida man shot and killed by Boston bombing investigators was about to confess to a 2011 triple murder before he died, FBI officials say.
BBC News. Thu, 23 May 2013 09:38:03 GMT.
- Man shot dead during FBI interview for Boston bombing probe
The FBI says a man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot after he initiated a violent confrontation during an interview with officers in Orlando, Fla.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 22 May 2013 13:19:18 EDT.
- Destin, Florida Hotel Rewards Meeting Planners With Special Promotion
Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel Offers Perks for Hard Work
Marketwire. Tue, 21 May 2013 15:45:04 EDT.
- The NBA's Stars War: The Small Market Strikes Back During 2013 Playoffs
The NBA's Final Four in 2012-13 are Miami, Indiana, San Antonio, and Memphis.
By Patrick Rishe. Forbes. Tue, 21 May 2013 14:40:03 GMT.
- Winning ticket sold in Florida for $590M Powerball jackpot
A lottery official says one winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 19 May 2013 01:58:59 EDT.
- How Private Equity Funds Raise Capital and Source Deals with Social Media
I’m giving a talk next month on “How Private Equity Funds Raise Capital and Source Deals with Social Media” at Terrapinn’s Private Equity Latin America & Real Estate Latin America conference in Miami. ...
By David Teten. Forbes. Tue, 14 May 2013 20:47:48 GMT.
- Rick Scott and the 2014 Florida Governor's Race
The 2014 Florida gubernatorial election is already a big headache for the Republican Party.
U. S. News & World Report. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:00:00 -0400.
- Florida Sergeant's Trayvon Martin Target Can't Be Excused
A Florida police sergeant's terrible target practice idea.
U. S. News & World Report. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:55:00 -0400.
- Florida Imam Convicted In Pakistani Taliban Case
A Muslim cleric in the United States has been convicted of funneling thousands of dollars to support Pakistan’s Taliban.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:19:06 +0000.
- Spurs Get 20 From Ginobili, Run Past Magic, 110-89
Manu Ginobili had 20 points, Gary Neal scored 19 and the San Antonio Spurs earned their fifth straight win, racing past the Orlando Magic 110-89 on Wednesday night.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 02:39:26 GMT.
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- Egypt court sentences eight to death over prophet film
A court has in absentia convicted seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor on charges linked to "Innocence of Muslims".
Mail & Guardian. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:45:00 +0200.
- Boston Battle to Overtime Win Over Orlando
Kevin Garnett got hot at just the right time to score Boston's final six points of regulation and force overtime as the Celtics dug deep to beat the Orlando Magic 116-110 on Sunday.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 02:35:59 GMT.
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- Republicans Nominate Romney For President
Republicans have officially nominated Mitt Romney for president at the party's national convention in Tampa, Florida.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 05:28:31 +0000.
In 2008, the estimated population of Florida was 18,328,340, whereas
in 2006, the population of Florida was about 18,019,093.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Florida's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Florida
web page. For maps of Florida,
visit this Florida Map
The photograph at right shows the state capitol building
in Tallahassee, Florida .
Florida newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Florida library names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Florida
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