August 2, 2014
Florida Business News

Florida judges orders special legislative session for new map

Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis ruled Friday that the Florida Legislature must immediately revise its congressional map and gave it until Aug. 15 to submit a revised map.

U.S. economy adds 209,000 jobs in July, unemployment up slightly

For the sixth straight month, the U.S. economy continued to add jobs at a strong pace. At the same time though, unemployment rose slightly.

Florida's biggest law firms tap new gold mine: state's proposed medical-weed industry

Some of the state's biggest law firms are preparing for the lucrative legal minefield of the weed industry.

Burger King 2Q profit rises 19 percent

The Miami-based Burger King Worldwide Inc. said its profit climbed by 19 percent in the second quarter.

Disney World executive moving to Disneyland Paris

Tom Wolber, senior vice president of Walt Disney World Resort and Transportation Operations, has been named president of Euro Disney S.A.S.

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Back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend
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