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NextEra Energy Partners: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NextEra Energy Partners LP (NEP) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $62 million. The Juno Beach, Florida-based company said it had net income of 66 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street...

NextEra: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:44 AM EDT

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NextEra Energy Inc. (NEE) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.62 billion. On a per-share basis, the Juno Beach, Florida-based company said it had net income of 79 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs,...

Roper Technologies: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:04 AM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Roper Technologies Inc. (ROP) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $337.1 million. The Sarasota, Florida-based company said it had net income of $3.12 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, came to $4.48 per...

Newly acquired S Eddie Jackson finds plenty of familiar faces with the Baltimore Ravens

Jul. 23, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have shown they can make productive additions late in the offseason. No wonder hopes are so high for Eddie Jackson, the veteran safety they signed in the past few days. “We seem to do this all the time, just get these...

Florida's only public historically Black university names interim president

Jul. 23, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s only public historically Black university has chosen an interim leader, after the school’s president announced this month that he intends to resign. As the next executive of Florida A&M University, Interim President Timothy Beard will be...

Florida coach Billy Napier and two co-defendants ask court to dismiss Jaden Rashada lawsuit

Jul. 23, 2024 17:17 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Billy Napier and two co-defendants on Tuesday filed motions to dismiss quarterback Jaden Rashada’s lawsuit regarding a failed name, image and likeness deal worth nearly $14 million. Napier, Florida booster/automotive technology businessman...

Florida school board unlikely to fire mom whose transgender daughter played on girls volleyball team

Jul. 23, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school board appeared unlikely Tuesday to fire an employee whose transgender daughter played girls' high school volleyball in alleged violation of state law, but postponed their final decision until next week. The board is in Broward, one of the...

Georgia denies state funding to teach AP Black studies classes

Jul. 23, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is refusing to provide state funding for the new Advanced Placement course in African American Studies, so some school districts have cancelled plans to teach the course to high schoolers. Advocates complain that the decision by Georgia's elected school...

Memphis tabbed as American Athletic Conference favorite ahead of UTSA and Tulane

Jul. 23, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Memphis has been tabbed as the preseason favorite in the American Athletic Conference after a vote of media who cover the league. The preseason poll was released Tuesday during the league's kickoff event involving coaches and players from all 14 teams. ...

Florida's population passes 23 million for the first time due to residents moving from other states

Jul. 23, 2024 12:09 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s population crossed the 23 million residents mark for the first time this year because of the influx of people moving from other states, according to state demographic estimates. As of April 1 of this year, Florida had 23,002,597 residents, according...