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CENTRAL FLORIDA PARTNERSHIP: The Orlando region's mission to advance broad-based prosperity

The Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) led a collective effort, engaging leadership, staff and stakeholders in the development of a strategic framework for the region’s future.

These 2-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Florida

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Ultrasound Medical Institute and Lindsey Hopkins Technical College have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates among two-year schools in Florida, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fede

JAX CHAMBER: K9s for Warriors graduates 500th Warrior-Canine Team

K9s For Warriors celebrated its 500th graduate last night, seven years after graduating its first warrior-canine team.

College wrestling earned nearly $350,000 for Florida schools in 2016

Southeastern University wrestling brought in $20,207 per athlete in revenue in 2016, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Miami 43% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Miami is $331.95, 43 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Florida’s population rose 1.5% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Florida’s population increased by 322,513, or 1.5 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Florida building permits: September 2018

Florida issued 10,481 building permits for privately owned housing during September, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Florida Institute of Technology has most student athletes in state

Florida Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Florida Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

BAY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: First Friday with the Beach to be held Jan. 11, 2019

Going strong since 1957, First Friday is one of the Chamber’s most popular events.

DESTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leaders In Business Lunch & Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by Warren Averett to be held Jan. 8, 2019

Please join us for our Jan. 8 Leaders In Business Lunch Sponsored by Warren Averett, as the gavel is passed to our 2019 Chairman of the Board, and our 2019 Board of Directors are inducted.

FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Economic Outlook & Jobs Summit to be held Jan. 14, 2019

Join us at the Florida Chamber Foundation Economic Outlook summit on January 14, 2019 in Orlando, where we will take a deep dive into what industry and business can expect in 2019.

GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Business Before Hours - Bonefish Grill to be held Jan. 8, 2019

Join us for Business Before Hours, a structured yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber business community.

7 Florida Sears and Kmart stores to close in March

Sears and Kmart stores in Florida will close their doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Florida has eighth highest home vacancy rate in nation

Florida posted the eighth highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

State institution: These 4-year Florida schools attract the most in-state students

Florida Technical College, Miami Regional University and Millennia Atlantic University enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year Florida schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

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