Daily Archives: August 25, 2016

Florida Ag Department offers up to $250,000 incentive to growers

The new incentive program, along with other federal, state and private incentives offered in recent years, aims to reverse the 41 percent decline in Florida’s citrus acreage since 1996. Most of the decline, 33 percent, has come since the arrival of the fatal bacterial disease citrus greening in 2005.

Florida Ag Department offers up to $250,000 incentive to growers

Polk home sales an exception to state’s rule for July

In addition to Polk, the metro areas that improved in that category compared to last year were Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin (578 closed sales, an increase of 7.8 percent), Panama City (290 closed sales, up by 1.8 percent), and The Villages (88 closed sales, an increase of 14.3 percent).

Polk home sales an exception to state’s rule for July

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

The move is a subtle but significant shift for WhatsApp, used by more than 1 billion people around the world. When it was acquired by Facebook for an eye-popping $21.8 billion two years ago, executives promised privacy would be safeguarded.

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Orem family loses everything after U-Haul, car stolen in New Mexico

The Romero family was excited for their new beginning on the other side of the country – after all, Josh Romero had lived his entire life in Orem.

Orem family loses everything after U-Haul, car stolen in New Mexico

Boyz II Men to play SCERA stage Monday night

Boyz II Men has won four Grammy Awards and are the No. 1-selling R&B vocal group of all time. It’s a group that’s known for signature harmonies and synchronized dance routines, making everything point to one single question:

Boyz II Men to play SCERA stage Monday night

Cannonballs, magic and jousting: Cast of enthusiasts make Utah Renaissance Faire a success

The Utah Renaissance Faire is transforming a piece of Lehi into a medieval festival, and they’re inviting everyone to come learn and enjoy.

Cannonballs, magic and jousting: Cast of enthusiasts make Utah Renaissance Faire a success

Cannonballs, magic and jousting: Cast of enthusiasts make Utah Renaissance Faire a success

The Utah Renaissance Faire is transforming a piece of Lehi into a medieval festival, and they’re inviting everyone to come learn and enjoy.

Cannonballs, magic and jousting: Cast of enthusiasts make Utah Renaissance Faire a success

Heart tops bill featuring trio of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bands

Not long ago, Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson was working on the remastering of vinyl reissues of the band’s albums “Passionworks” and “Bebe Le Strange.”

Heart tops bill featuring trio of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bands

Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery

Apple says it is issuing a security update after powerful espionage software was found targeting an activist’s iPhone in the Middle East.

Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery

Spicy Thai serves up great variety and flavors

“If the cake is bad, what good is the frosting?”

Spicy Thai serves up great variety and flavors