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Jo-Anne Yau to be “Entrepreneurial Options” Panelist for Jacksonville Women’s Business Center

  Want to start your own business?  Get expert business advice at the LaunchPad, brought to you by the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center and Prudential.  “LaunchPad:  Exploring Entrepreneurial Options,” the topic of discussion on September 22 at the JWBC Athena Cafe, which will feature a panel of business women sharing what they have learned through […]

Borders Bookstore: The Importance of Identifying Emerging Consumer Trends

  After being in business for nearly half a century, Borders announced plans to close and liquidate its remaining stores by the end of September.  This announcement came after the company filed for bankruptcy in February and after the last hope for a revival disappeared when a private investment deal fell through.   Though all of this has […]

Tourist Suffers Eye Injury on Roller Coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  Recently, a tourist received a blinding injury at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure.  Carlos Montaivo, of Puerto Rico, was riding the Dragon Challenge roller coaster when he was hit in the eye by an unidentified object.  Montaivo said that he previously only had sight in one eye.  Now he cannot see at all. Universal made a statement that […]

Jo-Anne Yau Presents ‘Body Guard Licensing Requirements’ for Private Investigators

What does it take to become a body guard in Florida?  Recently, Jo-Anne Yau answered this question and many more at the Jacksonville (Area 12) PI Meeting for the Florida Association of Private Investigators.  The topic of the FALI meeting, run by President Josh Askew, was executive protection.  Ms. Yau presented with Sam Rodriguez, who is with the Jacksonville […]

NFL: Owners and Players Settle on a New Collective Bargaining Agreement

After months of intense negotiating, the NFL Lockout came to a close late this July.  Team owners unanimously voted, with the Oakland Raiders abstaining, to ratify the National Football League Players Association’s (NFLPA) latest collective bargaining agreement (CBA) proposal. This ended an impasse that had officially begun on March 12, 2011, just weeks after the previous collective bargaining agreement […]