February 22, 2017

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

The company also hinted at price increases.

Florida non-profit hospitals face serious funding cuts

This story is part of the weekly report on Health Care in Florida.

FPL to add 8 more solar plants by next year

FPL President and CEO Eric Silagy talks to students on Monday.

Interview with J.P. DuBuque of the St. Petersburg EDC

J.P. DuBuque talks about why St. Petersburg is attractive to business.

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

Florida legislators hide projects in university budgets

Part of a news roundup on education in Florida.

Florida's new land baron

A profile of Thomas Peterffy

Florida Business News

Tourism carrying state's economic growth

The Florida Legislature will have slightly more cash on hand to build next year’s budget thanks to the state’s tourism industry.

Florida wins flower sales-tax flight

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up a constitutional challenge to Florida collecting sales taxes on flowers that are ordered online.

Drop in overall Florida home ownership but gains in some regions

Homeownership dipped slightly in Florida statewide last year, but there were gains in southwest Florida.

Now that Cuba is open, Americans aren't going

America, did you miss the travel industry's memo declaring Cuba the hottest new destination? Apparently.

Florida Forest Service releases new app

A new mobile app has been released that aims to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity.

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Mets Host Special Olympics of Florida Organization
Mets Host Special Olympics of Florida Organization

The Mets took some time away from spring training to host a baseball clinic with the Special Olympics of Florida Organization. 

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