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Tampa’s Bisk Education takes on U.S. News & World Report over ‘ranking list’ agreements

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In 1971, Nathan Bisk founded Bisk Education, the Tampa-based organization that partners with universities and other higher learning programs and businesses providing them with the resources to help train and educate employees. In 2008, current President Michael Bisk, son of its founder, entered into an agreement with the well-known website U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News is best known for its ‘ranking lists’ detailing the best colleges, graduate schools, hospitals and doctors. The agreement was for Bisk to build…

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Experts say Christmas lasers a danger for pilots

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Experts say holiday lasers designed to light up homes could be dangerous for planes. Florida Today reports that the popular laser lights can shine miles away when not properly positioned. They can light up the cockpit of an aircraft or even hit a pilot’s eye. Scott Winter, an assistant professor of aeronautical science at Florida Institute of Technology, said it is important to make sure the lights are shining entirely on a house, wall, garage door or other surface. Winter…

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