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Sun-Sentinel
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended levelFlorida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits afte
Florida's unemployment fund below recommended level
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Florida's unemployment insurance trust fund, used to pay workers' benefits after they are laid off, falls below the recommended level to meet obligations if unemployment begins rising again. If the current economic recovery faltered and unemployment... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
How one big promise Jeb Bush made to Florida's economy has yet to deliverWASHINGTON — Gov. Jeb Bush pitched a bold plan about a decade ago to remake Flo
How one big promise Jeb Bush made to Florida's economy has yet to deliver
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — Gov. Jeb Bush pitched a bold plan about a decade ago to remake Florida’s economy: re-create Southern California. Not the palm trees, tourists and plastic surgery centers. Florida has plenty of those. He wanted something more coveted:... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How one big promise Jeb Bush made to Florida's economy has yet to deliverGov. Jeb Bush pitched a bold plan about a decade ago to remake Florida’s econom
How one big promise Jeb Bush made to Florida's economy has yet to deliver
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Jeb Bush pitched a bold plan about a decade ago to remake Florida’s economy: re-create Southern California. Not the palm trees, tourists and plastic surgery centers. Florida has plenty of those. He wanted something more coveted, the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Increase in area unemployment rate labeled �pretty insignificant�Monday, August 24, 11:57 AM EDT The jobless rate in the Jacksonville metropoli
Increase in area unemployment rate labeled �pretty insignificant�
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Monday, August 24, 11:57 AM EDT The jobless rate in the Jacksonville metropolitan area � consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties � rose from 5.5 percent in June to 5.6 percent in July, the Florida Department of Economic... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in JuneTALLAHASSEE, FLA. (AP)-- Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in June
WJHG Panama City / Posted 6 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (AP)-- Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared to 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last month, according to figures released Friday... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Florida's unemployment rate drops, slightlyFlorida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment
Florida's unemployment rate drops, slightly
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared with 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last month, according to figures released Friday by the Department of... Read more
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NBC Miami
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in JuneFlorida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in June
NBC Miami / Posted 9 days ago
Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared to 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last month, according to figures released Friday by the Department of... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
5 Things to Know in Florida for August 22Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked ab
5 Things to Know in Florida for August 22
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT SAYS HE WON'T FORCE LEGISLATORS TO RETURN TO THE STATE CAPITOL The Legislature ended its 12-day special session on Friday without... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Florida's unemployment rate drops againThe state's unemployment rate for July stood at 5.4 percent, down 0.2 percentag
Florida's unemployment rate drops again
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 9 days ago
The state's unemployment rate for July stood at 5.4 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from revised June numbers. The latest monthly unemployment mark represents 517,000 jobless Floridians from a workforce of 9.5 million, according to the state... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in JuneBy: Associated PressAugust 21, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's unempl
Florida Jobless Rate Dipped Slightly in June
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 9 days ago
By: Associated PressAugust 21, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared to 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Florida jobless rate dipped slightly in JuneTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly
Florida jobless rate dipped slightly in June
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate continues to drop slightly. The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared to 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last month, according to figures released Friday... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Layoffs at Motorola Mobility to begin Oct. 23Layoffs at the Motorola Mobility facility in Plantation are expected to begin O
Layoffs at Motorola Mobility to begin Oct. 23
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Layoffs at the Motorola Mobility facility in Plantation are expected to begin Oct. 23, according to a notice filed with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. About 198 employees will be laid off from the campus at 8000 W. Sunrise... Read more
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Key West Citizen
County worries about state funding for landLast week’s visit by the head of the state agency that oversees development in
County worries about state funding for land
Key West Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
Last week’s visit by the head of the state agency that oversees development in the Florida Keys has Monroe County leaders concerned about the future of state funding to acquire land for conservation and scrambling for a plan to secure those... Read more
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Highlands Today
What kind of job should you get?SEBRING — High school and college students ask themselves: what kind of job sho
What kind of job should you get?
Highlands Today / Posted 22 days ago
SEBRING — High school and college students ask themselves: what kind of job should I be training for? Sheriff Susan Benton has two answers: corrections and law enforcement. The latest jobs report from Florida Department of Economic Opportunity... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cash services business succeeds in Boca despite bumps in roadRelocation of security and cash services firm GardaWorld's U.S. headquarters to
Cash services business succeeds in Boca despite bumps in road
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Relocation of security and cash services firm GardaWorld's U.S. headquarters to Boca Raton from California is the kind of success story Gov. Rick Scott likes to tout. Over its four years in Florida, the company — which hauls cash and valuables for... Read more
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Key West Citizen
State agency director tours KeysThe head of the state agency that oversees development in the Florida Keys met
State agency director tours Keys
Key West Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
The head of the state agency that oversees development in the Florida Keys met with local and military government officials Monday to get a better understanding of issues on land, at sea and in the air. Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)... Read more

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