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Talk of the bay

They said it

Compiled from staff and wire reports
Published October 31, 2005


Although we achieved record revenues and net income in the fourth quarter and the whole 2005 year, at this moment I'm happier to report that our headquarters has thus far survived a very active hurricane season for the second consecutive year.

- CEO Tom James of Raymond James Financial Inc., in Wednesday

If there's such a thing as a good hurricane, the good news would be if it hits Florida and misses the refineries.

- Peter Sodini, CEO of the Pantry chain of 1,400 convenience stores, Sanford, N.C., as quoted this month in The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C.

Let's not put signs on the beach.

- Visit Florida president Bud Nocera, telling lawmakers on the House Tourism Committee this month there are better ways to warn the public about Red Tide

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