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A shell of its former self
Florida shrimpers watch as their once-proud way of life takes a beating from the rising costs of fuel and insurance, and an influx of imported shrimp. "It's a crying shame," one says.

Eckerd buyer may be ready to unload
Eckerd buyer may be ready to unload

Talk of the Bay
Citrus league learns Oprah's power

Profile: Michael Conroy Vice president, chief financial officer, MTS Medication Technologies

Although officially retired from MTS Medication Technologies in 2004, Michael Conroy was never very far away. He continued to consult with the company, and when an interim position opened up in March for vice president and chief financial officer, he eagerly accepted the chance to return.

'Easy' expansion for BB&T
Forget money orders and wires. The ATM now makes foreign money transfers a snap - and a new marketing tool for BB&T Corp.

Can KidsPort inspire interest?
Tampa's port has this image problem. As much as maritime businesses tout the port's economic muscle, most regular folks react with at best a glimmer of recognition, at worst a collective yawn.

Heads up
Students, lock in lower loan rates now

Hotel finds it's easy to be green
Sometimes you really can do well in business by doing good.

Jabil CEO has new place to call home
Thousands of Jabil Circuit Inc. factory workers may lose their jobs soon under a cost-cutting plan disclosed last week.

Steve Case's luxury travel club grows
One might not necessarily imagine that multimillionaires confront limited options in planning their vacations.

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Still wielding the hammer
Computer seller CDW remains focused on taking market share away from Dell, driven to grow well beyond the market norm.
WordPad workaround will change font, type size
Using WordPad, I'm baffled by not being able to change the opening default type font and point size.

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