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  1. Uber plan ready for House vote; Senate bill has few similairitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A proposal that would prevent local governments from regulating popular app-based transportation services such as Uber and Lyft continues to roll through the Florida House. The House Economic Affairs Committee voted 13-2 on Wednesday to advance the measure , which remains vastly different from what the Senate has put forward.


  2. Caliber Collision opening six Jacksonville locations this yearRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Lewisville, Texas-based Caliber Collision, which calls itself the largest collision-repair company in the country, intends to open six Jacksonville locations by the end of the year. The first two are at 13051 Beach Blvd. and 8320 Dames Point Crossing Blvd N., Building 100.


  3. Howell's mantra: Focus local, think globalRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    She'd gotten into an argument with her two older sisters, who were babysitting her. She packed a little overnight suitcase with pajamas, a blanket and a stuffed animal and walked nearly all the way to the city bus stop.


  4. Senate president targets daily fantasy sports industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner is exploring what the state can do to shut down daily fantasy sports, even as federal prosecutors are probing the online industry that has taken the nation by storm and drawn accusations of illegal gambling. Gardiner has asked his lawyers to look into fantasy sports, in which players pay entry fees to draft "teams" that compete against each other for cash prizes based on the actual performance of players.


  5. Lawmakers remove Confederate flag from Senate sealRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Without a formal vote, the Florida Senate on Monday agreed to strip the Confederate battle flag from its official seal, removing one of the few remaining vestiges of the infamous icon in state government. After some hesitation when the change first came up, senators - back in Tallahassee for a redistricting special session - agreed without objection to adopt a new rule removing the controversial emblem from the chamber's insignia.


  6. Sales-tax holiday proposed for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A Miami Democrat wants to give U.S. military veterans a two-month sales tax 'holiday' at the end of 2016. Rep. Kionne McGhee on Friday filed a measure that would allow veterans to avoid paying sales taxes on purchases of clothing, footwear, personal computers, books, sports gear, billiard tables and televisions.


  7. Jacksonville Home & Patio Show exhibitors up 10 percentRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    If the number of businesses showing their products at the Jacksonville Home & Patio Show indicates the relative state of the economy in terms of consumer spending, 2015 could go in the books as the best year since the recession began in 2008. 'Exhibitors are telling us that more people are spending more money,' said Cristian Moore, show manager for Orlando-based Marketplace Events, which produces 42 home shows annually in the U.S. and Canada.


  8. Marijuana group raises, spends more than $400,000Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A political committee spearheading a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Florida raised and spent more than $400,000 in August, according to a newly filed finance report. People United for Medical Marijuana, which also is known as United for Care, collected $437,220 during the month, with much of the money coming from the Orlando law firm headed by committee Chairman John Morgan.


  9. Dan Jones & Associates merges with Watson RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Founded in 1970, Dan Jones & Associates is one of the leading real estate and property management firms in Jacksonville, responsible today for about 800 rental properties and 22 homeowners' associations in Northeast Florida. Wendell Davis was elected president of Dan Jones as of July 1 and former president Gene Jones moved into the vice president position.


  10. Jeb Bush back in Florida to call for D.C. reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush returned Monday to Tallahassee, where he spent eight years as governor, to introduce proposals for fixing the federal government. Bush, seeking to portray himself as a Washington outsider, laid out plans for civil-service and congressional reforms, including plans to push for constitutional amendments that would require a balanced budget and give the president line-item veto power on appropriation bills.


  11. Shopping Center to replace Golden Corral on Beach BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    After the closed Golden Corral comes down along Beach Boulevard near the Regal theaters, a shopping center will go up in its place. Owner John Cothran plans to build a 15,100-square-foot multitenant retail center that should open in early 2016.


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