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Davie student housing project

Current Builders on How Tunnel Form Construction Can Help Florida Residential Housing Efforts

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Current Builders will be hosting a topping out ceremony for the University Pointe/Downtown Davie student housing project on Thursday, April 26 at 11:30 a.m. This development in the Town of Davie was built using tunnel form construction for the residential areas. CB Structures was able to provide a full-service shell that met all of the developer's needs, saving both time and money over traditional block construction.
OpenClose

Ascend Federal Credit Union Automates its Residential Mortgage Lending Business with OpenClose’s LenderAssist and DecisionAssist

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- OpenClose(R), an industry-leading multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage fintech provider, announced that Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) is leveraging its LenderAssist(TM) LOS platform and DecisionAssist(TM) product and pricing engine (PPE). OpenClose's completely browser-based solution has delivered additional efficiencies and heightened service levels for the credit union's growing mortgage lending division.
TaxBird Tax App

Ready for Next Tax Season? New TaxBird Tax App Designed for People with Homes in More than One State

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- With this year's tax season in the rear-view mirror, there's no better time to start prepping for the next round. TaxBird - a new tax app developed by ware2now, LLC - helps people with homes in more than one state ensure they don't exceed their residency threshold. It's useful to tax professionals and estate planners too.
The Pap Corps

The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research Makes Big Splash with Inaugural Event

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A who’s who from Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton converged upon the famed Turnberry Marina & Turnberry Isle Condominium to learn how to support the mission of The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research. The Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree attracted 350 attendees who enjoyed a dazzling evening, featuring performances by Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies
Papa Technologies

Papa Technologies, a Miami Start Up Expands to Southwest Florida

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Technologies, a leading platform for seniors and caregivers in South Florida, expanded their niche service to the Tampa and Sarasota areas in the beginning of April. Papa Technologies has a team of young and energetic college students, who they call Papa Pals, who enhance the lives of family caregivers and seniors who need assistance.
FL Limoride Limo Business

New FL Limoride Limo Business in Pompano Beach Does Things Differently in Luxe Transport

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area - offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.
Luna Wear Releases Illuminating Athletic Apparel

Luna Wear Releases Illuminating Athletic Apparel Line for Safe Running at Night

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Luna Wear, a fashion technology startup based out of Miami Florida, has released the world's first ever machine washable and dryable, fashionable, illuminating athletic apparel line. Powered by a USB rechargeable lithium battery, Luna Wear's super bright patented Luna illuminating material provides safety for outdoor runners.

FLORIDA GOVERNMENT

Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 2018

Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration Line-up

DANIA BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Gun Restrictions Legislation Signed by Gov. Rick Scott

PARKLAND, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation (SB 7026) tightening gun restrictions in the state. The legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of 3 days, and allows for the potential arming of school staff (who are not full-time teachers).
TaxBird Tax App

Ready for Next Tax Season? New TaxBird Tax App Designed for People with Homes in More than One State

NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- With this year's tax season in the rear-view mirror, there's no better time to start prepping for the next round. TaxBird - a new tax app developed by ware2now, LLC - helps people with homes in more than one state ensure they don't exceed their residency threshold. It's useful to tax professionals and estate planners too.
The Pap Corps

The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research Makes Big Splash with Inaugural Event

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- A who’s who from Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton converged upon the famed Turnberry Marina & Turnberry Isle Condominium to learn how to support the mission of The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research. The Inaugural Yacht Hop and Waterside Soiree attracted 350 attendees who enjoyed a dazzling evening, featuring performances by Jon Boogz and The Aqualillies
Papa Technologies

Papa Technologies, a Miami Start Up Expands to Southwest Florida

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Technologies, a leading platform for seniors and caregivers in South Florida, expanded their niche service to the Tampa and Sarasota areas in the beginning of April. Papa Technologies has a team of young and energetic college students, who they call Papa Pals, who enhance the lives of family caregivers and seniors who need assistance.
FL Limoride Limo Business

New FL Limoride Limo Business in Pompano Beach Does Things Differently in Luxe Transport

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area - offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.

NATIONAL NEWS

IT'S THE WEATHER

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