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Ohio State bowl projections: Is OSU on the path to College Football Playoff?

The Columbus Dispatch 25 Sep 2023
Here's a look at where national writers have the Buckeyes finishing at the end of the season.Ohio State bowl projections 2023 ... Florida StateESPN (Mark Schlabach) ... Florida StateCBS Sports.

Longboat Key environmental project restores treasured lagoon’s link to Sarasota Bay

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 25 Sep 2023
A project recently completed just east of the Longboat Pass bridge on the north end of the island accomplished a lot of that in one swoop ... The Canal 1A project, conceived in 2018 for about $1.1 million in construction fees, served two purposes ... Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida ...

Major additions to Big Bend Gulf artificial reefs deployed in Franklin County

Tallahassee Democrat 25 Sep 2023
19 in the coastal Gulf waters off Lanark Village in Franklin County, Florida ... The total project cost was $200,000; funding was split between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC’s) Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) funding of $125,005, and the Organization for Artificial Reefs (OAR) memorial reef funding of $75,000.

City to discuss ECUD, sports complex

Odessa American 25 Sep 2023
Councilmember Steve Thompson said city’s sports complex committee decided to increase the size of the project after Matta and Swanner went to Jacksonville, Florida, to look at another RADDSports complex ... and equipment and hear an update on the water treatment plant rehab project.

In Palm Bay, south Brevard, worry over crime is up following deadly carjacking, shootings

Florida Today 25 Sep 2023
News in 90. Brevard's Project Topaz, Palm Bay homicide and NASA UFOs. FLORIDA TODAY's Rob Landers brings you some of today's top local stories on the News in 90 Seconds. Rob Landers, Florida Today. PALM BAY - A deadly carjacking ... On Sept ... On Sept ... Arrested in that case ... Then on Sept ... J.D. Gallop is a criminal justice/breaking news reporter at FLORIDA TODAY.

Migrant surge sparks spending spree as Chicago and NYC dish out eye-watering contracts: Windy city ...

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2023
As buses of asylum seekers keep arriving in New York City and Chicago, the two cities continue to hemorrhage money as they use emergency contracts to set up the infrastructure needed to tackle the surge ... Both invoices included overtime ... Garda World has faced backlash in the past over its projects in Denver, Texas and Florida ... .

Seniors find home away from home in Collier

News Press 24 Sep 2023
The reality is that 10,000 individuals turn 65 years old each day and many of them need support services, but even more are looking for a place where they belong.The University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research projects Florida’s 65+ years of age population to increase 82.5% between 2010 and 2040.

Preserving and conserving our waters require a community effort

Citrus County Chronicle 24 Sep 2023
Water access to the springs is closed as well as access to the surrounding property because of the Three Sisters Springs Canal Stabilization Project. This project, managed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), will restore habitat and prevent erosion of sediment into the springs.

Florida’s far-right schools activist is a well-kept secret | Editorial

Sun Sentinel 24 Sep 2023
Before we asked, the feisty Florida Freedom to Read Project dug up several months of calendars and of emails Stoops sent to selected school board members ... — Florida Freedom to Read Project (@FLFreedomRead) July 20, 2023 ... Six months after joining Truitt, Stoops headed south for a job in Florida.

Treat outdoor workers with respect by protecting them from extreme heat

News Press 24 Sep 2023
What’s not typically at the top of one’s first-day-of-work worry list is death, but for outdoor workers in Florida, this is the grim reality ... Central Florida Jobs with Justice conducted a heat research project in Central Florida to better understand the experience of heat that is unique to workers in this region.

BREVARD HISTORY: Melbourne Orlando International Airport Started as Air Mail Fueling Stop in 1928

Space Coast Daily 24 Sep 2023
Post Office contracted the air mail service with Florida Airways under the Kelly Act ... (State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory images) Melbourne Orlando International Airport now an award-winning airport, crowned #1 Most Scenic Airport in North America ... began in November, and MLB will become TUI UK’s Florida gateway beginning this year.

Letters to the editor for Sunday, September 24, 2023

News Press 24 Sep 2023
Politics in Collier County and Florida in general have taken on the appearance of a three-ring circus ... The same Florida Department of Health reported on September 16 that the number of COVID 19 deaths in Floridians had increased to 90,740 from 90,232 just two weeks earlier, an increase of over 500 deaths.

Palm Beach Daily News Social Calendar for Sept. 24, 2023

Palm Beach Daily News 24 Sep 2023
Editor’s note ... Send announcements to ... 27 ... Sept. 29 ... Oct ... Children’s Home Society of Florida ... Cleveland Clinic Florida ... Promise Fund of Florida ... Urban Wildlife Refuge Project South Florida ... Cleveland Clinic Florida. Annual Florida Ball; 7 pm at The Breakers ... Children’s Home Society of Florida ... South Florida PBS ... Promise Fund of Florida.

Florida woman who stole diary of president’s daughter faces sentencing

Sun Sentinel 23 Sep 2023
WASHINGTON — A Florida woman who stole a diary and other items belonging to President Joe Biden’s daughter before the 2020 election hoped not only to profit but also to damage Biden’s chances of winning the White House by selling the material to the conservative group Project Veritas, according to a court filing.

New Rays stadium will add 1,200 affordable housing units. Is it enough?

Tampa Bay Times 23 Sep 2023
The project, headed up by global real estate developer Hines, could help the city address the affordable housing crisis ... However, the entire project will take nearly 20 years to complete ... Dylan Dames, a local organizer with the group Faith in Florida said he fears the project won’t benefit the city’s most vulnerable residents.

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