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Polk County’s Record Year for Tourism

Polk County’s Record Year for Tourism

mag863 January 7, 2015 Comments Off on Polk County’s Record Year for Tourism

Pinellas and Hillsborough counties weren’t the only ones that enjoyed record years for tourism in fiscal 2014. Polk set a new high water mark for bed tax collections with $7.7 million, a 12 percent

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Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

mag863 January 5, 2015 Comments Off on Absurd Florida: You Must Be Connected to Big Electric or We’ll Kick You Out of Your Home!

Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal. Officials cited the International Property Maintenance Code,

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Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

mag863 January 1, 2015 Comments Off on Facial Hair Is Back in Style in Business Settings

A century or so after the handlebar mustache made boardrooms look like a convention of Kaiser Wilhelm II impersonators, facial hair has found its way back to the professional setting. As a new generation

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Starbucks launching mobile ordering, will add beer, wine and snacks

Starbucks launching mobile ordering, will add beer, wine and snacks

mag863 December 6, 2014 Comments Off on Starbucks launching mobile ordering, will add beer, wine and snacks

Starbucks Corp, aiming to give cooling U.S. traffic a jolt, on Thursday announced it will add beer, wine, and evening snacks to thousands of domestic cafes, widen lunch offerings and roll out mobile ordering.

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Snapchat & Square Team Up to Launch Snapcash

Snapchat & Square Team Up to Launch Snapcash

mag863 November 20, 2014 Comments Off on Snapchat & Square Team Up to Launch Snapcash

Snapchat and Square have found a way to send money to your friends at the touch of a button. The new feature is called Snapcash and it can change how millennial users transfer money.

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Science Confirms It: Your Boss Is Making You Unhappy

Science Confirms It: Your Boss Is Making You Unhappy

mag863 November 14, 2014 Comments Off on Science Confirms It: Your Boss Is Making You Unhappy

There’s plenty of evidence out there to confirm the old adage that a happy worker is a productive worker. In a striking example from a 2012 study, American companies that made a list of

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