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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

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Partial microbiome restoration in C-section babies reported

Partial microbiome restoration in C-section babies reported

It may be possible to partially restore the immune system boost babies miss when they are born via caesarian section.
Published: 02/10/16
Study: hypertension drug positively impacts autism

Study: hypertension drug positively impacts autism

A medicine commonly prescribed to control high blood pressure and treat other heart-related problems may help people suffering from autism spectrum disorders improve their conversational skills, a newly published study suggests. ...
Published: 02/10/16
Oldsmar track may get $10 million in Seminole revenue

Oldsmar track may get $10 million in Seminole revenue

TALLAHASSEE – Tampa Bay Downs would get $10 million a year in tribal revenue to pay out to thoroughbred horse owners under legislation approved by the House Regulatory Affairs Committee Tuesday that rewrites gambling laws in Florida.
Published: 02/10/16

Legislature may repeat early session start in 2018

TALLAHASSEE — If all goes as planned, Florida lawmakers will get to enjoy springtime outside of Tallahassee this year.
Published: 02/09/16

Fracking regulation bill stalls in state Senate

TALLAHASSEE — A plan to create statewide fracking regulations and strip local say from the process has stalled in a Senate committee after the chairman demanded the Florida Department of Environmental Protection explain the science behind the ...
Published: 02/09/16
Tamp area tops in key tourism industry benchmarks

Tamp area tops in key tourism industry benchmarks

TAMPA — Crediting strong growth in hotel occupancy and profitability, Visit Tampa Bay said Monday it outpaced its competitors around the nation in key industry benchmarks.
Published: 02/09/16
Construction projects suffer from a shortage of skilled trades

Construction projects suffer from a shortage of skilled trades

TAMPA — There are more than a dozen high-rise or mid-rise residential projects on drawing boards in the downtown Tampa area. At least three more are in the works in downtown St. Petersburg.
Published: 02/08/16
Home Depot to fill 1,350 jobs in area

Home Depot to fill 1,350 jobs in area

Home Depot is accepting applications to fill about 1,350 positions in its 30 stores on the Suncoast.
Published: 02/03/16

Publix to enter Virginia grocery market

TAMPA — Publix Super Markets announced Tuesday that it has signed leases for two stores in Virginia, the seventh state into which the Lakeland-based grocer has expanded.
Published: 02/03/16
Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Times form printing partnership

Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Times form printing partnership

TAMPA – The Tampa Tribune, which will soon vacate its longtime headquarters and printing plant on the Hillsborough River, has formed a partnership with the Tampa Bay Times to print the Tribune and its related products.
Published: 02/03/16