FAMU Scientist Makes History with Coveted Lecture Appointment

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FAMU Scientist Makes History with Coveted Lecture Appointment
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Henry Neal Williams is an internationally known microbiologist, specializing in microbial ecology and infection control in dentistry. After spending a 37-year-career at the University of Maryland-Baltimore that took him from a laboratory scientist post to a doctorate in microbiology and ultimately, a post as assistant vice president for research, he is currently a professor and
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Tallahassee Students Top National Math Competition
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Throughout the year, Leon County’s Mu Alpha Theta members tested their mathematical knowledge in preparation for the big competition. And in July, their hard work paid off. Chiles High School tied for third place in the days-long 46th Mu Alpha Theta National Convention held at Washington University, St. Louis. Lincoln High finished eighth overall and Rickards
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Help Plan for Future Economic Development Efforts
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Have you ever been out looking for something to do or trying to find a place to eat and thought “Why doesn’t Tallahassee have …” Well now is your chance to tell city and county officials what development you are hoping to see in the area. The Tallahassee/Leon County Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) is
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Tallahassee Startup Promotes Nano Advancements
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Tallahassee startup FullScaleNANO has developed software that automates the processing of nanomaterials viewed under an electron microscope. For research scientists, measuring and characterizing nanomaterials is a slow, manual process. FullScaleNANO’s software, NanoMet, accelerates the job by taking thousands of measurements, as well as “seeing” every individual pixel in an electron microscope and identifying the nanomaterials,
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Tallahassee Ranked a Top 50 City for Entrepreneurs
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Tallahassee, Florida has been named a Top 50 City for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine. The ranking comes in the August edition of the publication, which is in homes, offices, and newsstands now. The ranking was part of a partnership between Entrepreneur Magazine and Livabillity.com. Tallahassee ranked 46th on the list and is one of only
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Six Tallahassee Companies Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Florida
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Six Tallahassee companies were ranked as some of this year’s best places to work in Florida, by Florida Trend Magazine. Capital City Bank, MCCi, Moore Communications Group, Rogers Gunter Vaughn Insurance, Partners in Association Management and Ausley McMullen were all named to the list. Florida Trend ranked the top 100 companies in Florida based on
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Florida State Receives $10M for Nuclear Research Center
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Florida State University will receive $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to create a new Energy Frontier Research Center that will focus on accelerating scientific efforts needed to support nuclear waste cleanup. The center will focus on developing technologies for recycling nuclear fuel and cleaning up Cold War-era weapon production sites. It will
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TLH’s Curry Named Aviation Professional of the Year
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The Florida Department of Transportation named Chris Curry, the city of Tallahassee’s director of aviation, its 2016 Aviation Professional of the Year. The award recognizes an industry pro making contributions to airport management, maintenance and technological research or advancement. The award was given on Saturday at the Florida Airports Council’s Annual Conference and Exhibition. Among Curry’s accomplishments
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City Votes to Repeal Business License Tax
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At the July City of Tallahassee budget workshop, the City Commission voted unanimously to repeal the City’s long standing business license tax.  The repeal will require an ordinance change from the Commission, but Commissioners indicated their desire to pass such an ordinance as soon as possible with a 5-0 unanimous vote in support of repealing
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Florida’s GDP Growth Ranked Third in Nation
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Florida’s gross domestic product, or overall economic output, grew 3.1 percent in 2015, beating the national growth rate of 2.4 percent — the third-fastest rate among all large states. In a news release Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott‘s office pointed out that Florida’s growth outpaced the growth rates of California and Texas. Not surprisingly, real estate rents
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