January 17, 2017

Rebuilding Orlando's Science Center

An orange grove is part of the new Kids Town area.

New lives: Rescuing women from the sex trade

Kristin Keen saw the impact of the sex trade on women who seemed to have no way out. So she started a business to employ the women and help them on a path to a better life.

Spotlight on Tallahassee and Leon County

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Toast is trendy. (A Florida dining story)

Flagler County expands its employment base

Sara and Tim Hale brought Coastal Cloud to Flagler County.

Florida Business News

A look into Florida's finances for 2017

Florida's state government budget has grown by more than $10 billion since the end of the Great Recession. That rate is forecast to slow considerably for the fiscal year beginning July 1.

What's ahead for Florida’s startup sector

The funding outlook for young companies in Florida is stronger than just a few years ago, when Florida companies struggled to find capital backing in their own state.

Detention has begun for some Cubans, causing anguish and fear of deportation

Since the end of wet foot, dry foot policy at least two Cubans have been sent back to Cuba, and others are being held at immigration detention centers.

Manpower shortage could lead to higher wages for Florida construction workers

Business is booming for those in the construction industry but a shortage of workers could mean higher wages for those already working.

Atmospheric quirk protects Florida during busy hurricane seasons

An atmospheric bubble wrap of cooler ocean temperatures and lofty crosswinds is shielding Florida during active hurricane periods.

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Polar Plunge at Aquatica Orlando benefitting Special Olympics Florida
Polar Plunge at Aquatica Orlando benefitting Special Olympics Florida

SeaWorld's waterpark is usually warm and tropical, but for one day only Aquatica chills down their wave pool for the Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Florida.

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