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Attorney Bernard Walsh

Attorney Bernard Walsh Warns the Push for Arbitration Threatens Our Constitutional Right to a Jury of Our Peers

BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Personal injury lawyer Bernard Walsh warns efforts by large corporations to resolve disputes in arbitration rather than trial by jury threaten constitutional rights. Corporations seeking to reduce their financial risk and increase long-term profits have been turning to arbitration clauses more and more.
ZERFAS

44 Years Later Coveted Vinyl Album ‘Zerfas’ Officially Released on CD by Ozone Unlimited

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- After more than four decades, Ozone Unlimited is releasing an extremely rare collectible album - "Zerfas" - on compact disc. And it's doing it to coincide with Halloween. Why? The original album cover design is orange and black to give a nod to the occasion, the same time of year the original album was first released in '73.
Development Plan for Bimini Basin

RMA – Redevelopment Management Associates – Present Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (www.rma.us.com) will be presenting its proposed Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin at a joint workshop before the City of Cape Coral and the South Cape Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. RMA was hired by the city to create an implementation plan to spur redevelopment of the waterfront area and create a destination for Cape Coral, which would include a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, and entertainment.
Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special to Veteran Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of "Surgeons' Story" (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person's heart pumping his blood for 18 days.
RMA to Speak at FRA Annual Conference

RMA to Speak at FRA Annual Conference on Branding, Retail Therapy, in Daytona Oct. 18-20

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates, based in Pompano Beach, will be sending several team members to speak at the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Annual Conference, which will take place in Daytona Beach from October 18-20, 2017. This prestigious gathering of the top redevelopment experts in the state features a series of informative seminars.
Mahle Cool Air and Heating

Venice Florida Art Center Exhibition Sponsored by Mahle Cool Air and Heating

VENICE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center's monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.

States Reaction to National Opioid Crisis Draws Comment from Bradenton Lawyer Bernard Walsh

BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Aggressive legal action by states to curb national opioid addiction crisis draws comments from southwest Florida civil trial lawyer Bernard Walsh. In response to growing political pressure to stop the opioid addiction crisis, many State and municipal governments are filing lawsuits against a range of drug manufacturers.

FLORIDA GOVERNMENT

Miami-Dade County under Hurricane Watch as Irma Nears Florida

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- As of the 11:00 a.m. advisory, Miami-Dade County is currently under a hurricane watch. This means that hurricane conditions are possible, usually within 48 hours. The current forecast predicts Tropical Storm winds in Miami-Dade by Saturday. Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has issued additional evacuation orders for all of Zone B and portions of Zone C.
FLA GOV SCOTT

Florida Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness Sept. 6

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center. The Governor is traveling the state today to meet with local officials, ensure communities have all the resources they may need, and to encourage families and visitors to be fully prepared.
Development Plan for Bimini Basin

RMA – Redevelopment Management Associates – Present Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates (www.rma.us.com) will be presenting its proposed Strategic Development Plan for Bimini Basin at a joint workshop before the City of Cape Coral and the South Cape Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. RMA was hired by the city to create an implementation plan to spur redevelopment of the waterfront area and create a destination for Cape Coral, which would include a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, and entertainment.
Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special to Veteran Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of "Surgeons' Story" (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person's heart pumping his blood for 18 days.
RMA to Speak at FRA Annual Conference

RMA to Speak at FRA Annual Conference on Branding, Retail Therapy, in Daytona Oct. 18-20

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Redevelopment Management Associates, based in Pompano Beach, will be sending several team members to speak at the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Annual Conference, which will take place in Daytona Beach from October 18-20, 2017. This prestigious gathering of the top redevelopment experts in the state features a series of informative seminars.
Mahle Cool Air and Heating

Venice Florida Art Center Exhibition Sponsored by Mahle Cool Air and Heating

VENICE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center's monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.

NATIONAL NEWS

IT'S THE WEATHER

Tallahassee, FL
few clouds
72.4 ° F
73.4 °
71.6 °
78%
1.6mph
20%
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