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  1. Florida named second best state for business, but concerns raisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Florida Trend

    For the fifth straight year Florida was ranked as the No. 2 state for business in Chief Executive magazine's 13th annual "Best & Worst States for Business" survey.

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  2. New polling shows many Floridians unaware how government worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Florida Trend

    Florida's economy has mostly shaken off the Great Recession. Unemployment has plummeted, consumer confidence has rebounded and tourism is at record levels.

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  3. The show has a new name and new aircraft.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Allan Young is chairman of the board for the South Florida Ford Dealers, and the owner of Wayne Akers Ford in Lake Worth. The agency is a high-tech facility with a lobby that has hosted art shows and community events.

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  4. Legislature vows transparency on negotiating education policy....Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Florida Trend

    If years of precedent are any indication, this year's final laws affecting Florida's education policy will now be determined through deal-making and negotiations that will take place largely in private, behind closed doors and out of the public eye. [Source: Times/Herald ] In high school you may have taken Spanish or French to fulfill a foreign language requirement.

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  5. Osceola's BRIDG explores new key role in U.S. defense technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Florida Trend

    The high-tech BRIDG research center near Kissimmee has just opened its doors, but a new effort is emerging that could double the size of the 109,000-square-foot facility and give it a key role with the U.S. Department of Defense. More from the Orlando Sentinel .

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  6. Wednesday's Afternoon UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Florida Trend

    For something that's supposed to protect against losses, hedging on natural gas has cost Florida consumers billions of dollars since the start of the century. Still, Florida utilities would like to resume hedging - and state regulators agreed to listen to their arguments later this year.

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  7. Port Everglades proposes terminal renovation, new agreement with Royal CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Florida Trend

    The customized renovation for Terminal 25 at Fort Lauderdale's cruise port is part of a new proposed agreement with the Miami-based cruise company that would run through at least 2026. The memorandum of understanding must be approved by Broward County Commissioners before it's finalized.

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  8. Florida scientists fear hurricane forecasts, climate research will suffer under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Florida Trend

    After years of secretly stashing money into budgets with little public scrutiny, state lawmakers are being forced to defend their requests for hometown projects in broad daylight. But if the goal was to shame lawmakers into taming their appetites for spending, it hasn't happened.

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  9. Leadership Tampa participants experience Economic Development DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Business and health-care groups raised objections to a draft House workers' compensation insurance bill that addresses issues such as attorney fees and payments for treating injured workers. The House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee opened hearings Tuesday on the draft of SB 1582.

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  10. 93% of Floridians believe travelers should be allowed to rent accommodations other than hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Florida Trend

    The annual session of the Florida Legislature began Tuesday with the contrasting visions of Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran on display in a preview of what could be a tense spring in the Capitol. More from the Times/Herald and the Orlando Sentinel .

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  11. The company also hinted at price increases.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e-commerce customers. "We... always have to be diligent about getting the right return," particularly as costs rise, Richard Peretz, the company's chief financial officer, said at an investor event.

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  12. Launch Florida lifts off with entrepreneurship and tech organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Launch Florida, a statewide innovation coalition representing 54 organizations, announced its launch this week with a mission to foster collaboration between entrepreneurs, policymakers, business leaders, venture capitalists, philanthropists and other stakeholders in order to share knowledge and ultimately grow Florida's innovation economy. More from the Miami Herald .

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  13. Finance & Professional Services | Targeted Industry SectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Florida Trend

    MacQuarie Group Opened a financial services center in Jacksonville its first in Florida with 65 employees and the expectation of 120. Navy Federal Credit Union Continuing to grow its footprint in Pensacola to a projected total of 2 million square feet and 10,000 employees by 2019.

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  14. Florida business leaders warily watch incentives debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Several hundred business leaders met Thursday in Orlando to talk about job creation across Florida, with a focus clearly on Tallahassee. The kickoff of a two-day "jobs summit" at times painted a bleak picture of the state's economic future.

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  15. The Year of the Rooster dawns with Asian flavors of all kinds.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Florida Trend

    As the Year of the Rooster dawns, Florida can crow about an array of Asian flavors statewide. The article begins: "You want fish balls with that?" the woman in the lime green uniform asked politely, a strange offer in a Florida shopping center but wholly appropriate when the specialty is pho.

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  16. A home is such a system nowadays. Almost every component interacts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Florida Trend

    But if you trust in the process and have patience, tolerance, a willingness to do your homework and an appropriate amount of money in your checkbook you will, in the end, have the home of your dreams. That is the message from two veteran Sarasota-Manatee homebuilders with 70 years of experience between them - Lee Wetherington and John Cannon.

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  17. Office Depot lays off undisclosed number of workers at Boca Raton headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Florida Trend

    After Gov. Rick Scott threatened to financially cut off Florida ports that do business with Cuba, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale canceled its plans to sign an agreement with Cuba. Scott's funding threat came a day after the first legal cargo from Cuba in more than 50 years arrived in Port Everglades.

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  18. Logistics & Distribution | Targeted Industry SectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Total Quality Logistics Expanding operations into three new Florida markets Daytona Beach , Miami and Sarasota and continuing operations in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. FedEx Ground Opened a 450,000-sq.-ft.

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  19. As mosquito season ends, Florida physicians call for continued Zika surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Authors of Florida's voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are blasting proposed rules to regulate the cannabis industry. The proposed rules, released Tuesday by state health officials, would essentially maintain current vendors' stranglehold on the medical marijuana industry.

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  20. Thursday's Afternoon UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Florida Trend

    Governor Rick Scott is the jobs governor, claiming more than 1.2 million new jobs since taking office. But as many as 2,500 jobs remain open the Florida Department of Corrections with no takers.

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