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Clearwater woman claims Honeywell unfairly fired her over depression

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A 15-year employee at a Clearwater manufacturing plant claims she was fired due to depression. Honeywell International is being accused of violating the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 (FCRA) which serves to protect individuals within Florida from discrimination because of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, handicap or marital status and protect their interest and personal dignity. Ivonne Gonzalez began working for Honeywell in August 2000. She was terminated in November 2015. Gonzalez suffers from a…

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Lawrence Lessig pounds Marco Rubio in his first TV ad

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Harvard Law professor and Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig is up with his first television ad, and in it he slams Marco Rubio’s alliance with major corporations that are backing his candidacy for president. Lessig’s odds of capturing the nomination may be more remote than Martin O’Malley’s, but because he began raising money this summer before he officially became a candidate, he already has a war chest of over $1 million that he collected from 10,000 donations. Running as a “referendum…

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When the military and private clients need snow, they go to Florida

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Dressed in winter parkas, boots and gloves, engineers for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. used trucks equipped with special sensors, computers and weights as they drove wide circles through a snow-packed field in 10-degree weather on a recent afternoon. Scientists from the Akron, Ohio-based tire maker traveled nearly 1,000 miles in search of the cold and snowy conditions needed for the early September testing. They found what they were looking for in the Florida Panhandle. The test engineers spent their…

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Yuck! Tampa ranks as America’s sweatiest city

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Tampians may be spending too much time hitting the gym to uphold their status of sexiest city. A new study has found that not only are the people in Tampa sexy, they’re also sweaty. Honeywell Fans partnered with a team of scientists to rank 10 cities as the “sweatiest” in the nation. Tampa topped the list with two other Florida cities – Orlando and Miami – also making the top ten. It seems a daunting task to figure out which cities…

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