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2015/05/29 06:58
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Gov. Rick Scott highlighted job creation at Marine Concepts on Friday. The business has expanded in Southwest Florida and opened a second location in 2012. Since the expansion, the company has created...
2015/05/29 06:58
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2015/05/28 13:48
2015/05/28 13:48
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — America's oldest city is slowly drowning. St. Augustine's centuries-old Spanish fortress sits feet from the encroaching Atlantic, whose waters already flood the city's narrow...
2015/05/28 03:57
2015/05/28 03:57
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A criminal could be collecting unemployment benefits under your name right now — and you wouldn’t even know it. It’s a crime so brazen that even police have been victims of the scheme. And it’s so...
2015/05/27 16:47
2015/05/27 16:47
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Franklin County’s unemployment picture improved last month, as the labor force continued to shrink. According to preliminary data released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity...
2015/05/25 15:47
2015/05/25 15:47
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... the news is really good' in unemployment report Monday, May 25, 11:24 AM EDT Jacksonville�s unemployment rate dropped in April, with a pickup in construction activity helping to add jobs in the...
2015/05/22 23:30
2015/05/22 23:30
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In a show of economic strength, Palm Beach County unemployment fell in April to an eight-year low. Palm Beach County’s jobless rate dropped to 4.7 percent in April, down from 5 percent in March and...
2015/05/22 18:09
2015/05/22 18:09
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By: Associated PressMay 22, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's jobless rate is dipping slightly. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent in April. That's a slight decline from the...
2015/05/22 17:08
2015/05/22 17:08
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Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida businesses created 25,800 private-sector jobs in April 2015. Since December 2010, 865,600 private-sector jobs have been created across the state....
2015/05/22 16:56
2015/05/22 16:56
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Monroe County's unemployment fell to 3.6 percent in April, government data shows. The jobless rate was at 3.8 percent in March and stood at 3.8 percent in April 2014, according to the Florida...
2015/05/22 16:36
2015/05/22 16:36
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Southwest Florida was in the winner’s circle when it came to job growth in April. Both the Naples area and the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area saw a 4.3 percent increase during the month, compared with...
2015/05/22 14:51
2015/05/22 14:51
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As unemployment edged down again in April, Broward County added the largest number of construction jobs of any metro area in Florida, the state said Friday. Broward County's unemployment in April was...
2015/05/20 01:03
2015/05/20 01:03
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Orlando City president Phil Rawlins is asking fans to be patient. Those who pass the land that will one day house the Lions' new soccer stadium haven't seen much progress as the club waits for state...
2015/05/19 20:26
2015/05/19 20:26
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CRESTVIEW — Senior citizens on fixed incomes will soon have more affordable housing options. The City Council has approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity that...
2015/05/18 21:03
2015/05/18 21:03
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The Osceola County Commission is scheduled to vote today on what the director of one nonprofit group called "the biggest development in the history of the state." The development plan for the Deseret...
2015/05/11 15:03
2015/05/11 15:03
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Darden risked losing its Florida Capital Investment Tax Credit because of declining job numbers at the Orlando headquarters and the sale of Red Lobster. But Darden renegotiated its deal with the...
2015/05/11 14:19
2015/05/11 14:19
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) -- America's oldest city is slowly drowning. St. Augustine's centuries-old Spanish fortress sits feet from the encroaching Atlantic, whose waters already flood the city's...
2015/05/08 18:26
2015/05/08 18:26
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LAUREL HILL — City leaders are unsure whether Laurel Hill will remain a city in two years. If residents wonder just what that might mean, they can send their questions to city hall. Since 2012,...
2015/05/06 13:47
2015/05/06 13:47
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Chaddock's $12 million school building to offer new opportunitiesChaddock's $12 million school building to offer new opportunities Chaddock officials and supporters marked a milestone in the agency's...
2015/05/06 01:09
2015/05/06 01:09
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By: Matt GalkaMay 5, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Lawmakers have all gone home with multi-billion dollar disagreement hanging over their heads. Now the state is inching closer to the next fiscal year...
2015/05/05 16:47
2015/05/05 16:47
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Bruce Rauner says privatizing part of the Illinois Department of Economic Opportunity will make it more effective, and opponents say it will create problems with transparency...
2015/05/29 06:58
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