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Lights out, Orlando? Call St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg residents may have felt they were in a corporate Siberia when Carolina Power & Light gobbled up hometown heavy hitter Florida Power last year. Now, it may be Orlando's turn to feel like an outpost.

2012 membership could get you a place in line
As you arrive at the office in coming months, don't be surprised if someone asks you to join the effort to land the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Newsletter's dot-com adventure lasts one issue
Largo money manager Gerald Perritt's foray into dot-com land lasted for just one issue of his investment newsletter. The February issue of Mutual Fund Letter was the first and last to feature the logo of worldlyinvestor.com.

Keeping an eye on the high-tech neighbors
Florida's high-tech community is beginning to learn who lives in the neighborhood.

Home away from home
A group of American Indians scheduled to visit Raymond James Financial this week may feel right at home. The company's St. Petersburg headquarters might be mistaken for a Southwestern art museum.

Climbing the ladder
Profile: Bruce M. Baldwin
NEW POSITION: Vice president of Combustion Turbine, or CT, Operations Department, Florida Power Corp. and CP&L, St. Petersburg.



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