Links from the Times for Nov. 9: Foreign-owned companies; USF Poly
Nearly 500 foreign-owned companies employing 41,500 people are operating in the Tampa Bay area, with firms from the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Japan dominating the list, according to a study released Tuesday.
Should the University of South Florida’s branch campus in Lakeland become the state’s 12th university? That’s the big decision now in the hands of the Florida Board of Governors, which meets today in Boca Raton. And it’s a choice wrought with political land mines, mostly because of who’s taking sides.
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