On Wednesday, July 6, the Florida Muslim community will celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers. [NOTE: Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. Consult localContinue Reading

Florida Education Association (FEA) President Joanne McCall issued this statement today: “Donald Trump’s call to eradicate the Department of Education would have devastating consequences to our nation’s students — especially in Florida. From providing childcare subsidies to hardworking families-in-need to assisting more than half a million of Florida’s students eachContinue Reading

Several women’s health advocates in Florida also released the following statements on the Supreme Court ruling and reiterated their support for Hillary Clinton.   “Today, in a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down Texas regulations on women’s clinics that provide the full range of health services including contraceptives and abortion.  TheContinue Reading

Smart City Networks will continue to be the official provider of digital communications services at Tampa Convention Center (TCC) meetings and events for the next two years. The contract extension calls for the nation’s leading events technology and telecommunications provider to leverage its expertise and advanced technologies to deliver clear, reliableContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements. Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of directors basedContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements.  Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of directors basedContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements. The Federation’s annual selection of conservation award winners is one of the oldest in theContinue Reading

At the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 79th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet to be held June 25, 2016, at the Courtyard Marriott Riverfront Hotel in Bradenton, ten outstanding Florida conservationists will be recognized for their conservation achievements.  Conservation award winners are chosen from nominations made to the Federation’s board of directors basedContinue Reading

Today, the Obama Administration rejected Governor Scott’s request for an Emergency Declaration under the Stafford Act following last week’s terror attack at Pulse Nightclub.  By denying this request, the federal government will not provide the $5 million in federal funds requested by Governor Scott to help with emergency response efforts,Continue Reading

MacDill Air Force Base, Florida observes June’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a month where the Armed Forces and Americans throughout the country celebrate those in the LGBT community whose struggles, sacrifices and successes have and continue to shape the history of this nation and remind everyoneContinue Reading

Moffitt Cancer Center will present results from a phase 1 study of selinexor in combination with liposomal doxorubicin and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. The findings will be discussed Monday, June 6, during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago. Selinexor is theContinue Reading

The Council on American-Islamic Relations – Florida (CAIR-Florida), the state’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today announced that on June 9, Florida’s Muslim community plans to hold various interfaith memorial services for the late Muhammad Ali. The Orlando community will hold a Jannaza (funeral Service) at Masjid Al-Haqq – Islamic Center on 545 W.Continue Reading

With Tropical Storm Colin on the horizon taking aim on the Florida Panhandle and portions of the Southeast, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is urging property owners to take precautions to protect themselves and their belongings. “This system could bring major flooding to several areas along theContinue Reading

Radiation is a commonly used therapeutic option to treat liver metastases, with the majority of tumors maintained under control after one year. However, some patients do not respond as well to radiation treatment, and the factors that predict patient outcomes are unclear. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers report that liver metastases haveContinue Reading

Hillsborough County leaders gathered today at Tampa Bay Tech High School to celebrate the launch of the Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County.  The Alliance is the next phase in the county-wide initiative to increase awareness of career opportunities in the manufacturing sector. The goal of the Alliance is to raiseContinue Reading