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Florida building permits: November 2018

Florida issued 12,159 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: University of Florida ranks 43rd best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Florida finished in a tie for 43rd in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

WESTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Cleveland Clinic Weston Health Talk Series to be held May 9

Cleveland Clinic Weston will host a series of four community health talks in April and May at its newest facility, the Coral Springs Family Health Center, located at 5701 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, Fla., 33067.

GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Santa Fe IPDC & Lendio's CrowdPitch to be held May 06

Santa Fe IPDC and Lendio North Florida’s CrowdPitch competition, can best be described as Shark Tank meets Business Lending.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Miami-Dade County residents is highest in Florida

Miami-Dade County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Florida, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

University of Central Florida tops the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

Analysis: University of Florida medical school ranks 53rd best for primary care in the nation

University of Florida finished in a tie for 53rd in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Mexico is the top destination for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL metro area exports in 2017

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL exported $2.19 billion to Mexico in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 6.1 percent from $2.07 billion in 2016.

Pinellas County exports down 1.7% since 2013

Pinellas County exports decreased 1.7 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

APALACHICOLA BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bowery Station – Open Mic to be held May 15

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.

CLEARWATER REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: LAL Wellness Spa Ribbon Cutting to be held May 15

There will be giveaways of free health products and spa treatments with their Therapists who specialize in everything from Massage to Colon Hydrotherapy and much more!

Analysis: Florida posts 4th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 487 properties in Florida started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the fourth highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Mexico is the top destination for Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL metro area exports in 2017

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL exported $2.26 billion to Mexico in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 20.2 percent from $1.88 billion in 2016.

Hillsborough County exports down 12.7% since 2013

Hillsborough County exports decreased 12.7 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Pinellas County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Pinellas County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Brazil in 2017?

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX metro ranks first in trade with Brazil with exports of $6.52 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Pasco County exports up 55.4% since 2013

Pasco County exports increased 55.4 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Hillsborough County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Hillsborough County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Chile in 2017?

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL metro ranks first in trade with Chile with exports of $1.86 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Pasco County exported $82.96 million worth of goods in 2017

Pasco County exported $82.96 million worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), a decrease of 4.7 percent from $87.09 million in 2016.

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