November 26, 2014

Florida retail sales outpace the nation


A report from
Florida TaxWatch

Cruise lines address ‘Been there, done that'





Cruise lines fight "Caribbean fatigue" with new ports of call.

Remembering
John Land, Florida's longest-serving mayor


Land passed away 11/21/2014. Read an interview with him, here.

Spotlight: Tampa and Hillsborough County


Tampa/Hillsborough is
a metropolis on the move,
literally and figuratively.

[Sponsored Report]

Is health care transparency coming to Florida?


A look at how hospitals are doing with transparency.

Video Q&A with Hilarie Bass of Greenberg Traurig


Greenberg Traurig has 7 offices in Florida, 37 worldwide.

Rules of engagement


The Florida Bar is investigating three Tampa lawyers.

[Photo of radio shock jock Todd "MJ" Schnitt leaving court by Edmund Fountain of the Tampa Bay Times]

 

Dade battle still echoes for
Frank Laumer


Part of the "Florida Originals" series.

Florida Business News

Jobless claims rise, but so do durable goods

Weekly jobless claims rose, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market.

South Florida's housing comeback among best in nation

The South Florida housing market is still considered weak, but its recovery rivals some of the nation' most improved metro areas.

Florida bank profits slip in 3Q

Bucking a national trend, banks in Florida saw profits drop in the third quarter of 2014.

Competition for transshipment business heats up in Caribbean

Two more Caribbean ports have tossed their hats into the ring as potential transshipment hubs for post-Panamax ships.

"Discussion is coming" on Florida's difficult gambling deal

Re-upping a lucrative gambling deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe will be a crapshoot next year.

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Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. 

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