May 23, 2015
Florida Business News

Summer jobs to be more plentiful, higher paying

Good news for summer job seekers: Jobs should be more plentiful in the U.S. this year with a majority of employers paying more than $15 per hour.

Florida jobless rate drops slightly in April

Florida added 24,500 jobs last month according to figures released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Compulsive-gambling treatment shortchanged in Florida

Since 2011, the state has taken money intended to help problem gamblers and spent it elsewhere.

U.S. patients turn to online pharmacies for cheap meds

American patients have turned to online pharmacies to fill expensive prescriptions for less, but the pharmaceutical industry is warning consumers against this practice.

Theme parks introduce food apps for restaurant orders

Theme parks are using technology to reduce waits, not just for rides but also to order food.

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