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

Surprise jump in Florida consumer confidence

Floridians haven't been this confident about economic conditions in a long time — nearly eight years.

Crowds (and snow) expected for Thanksgiving travel rush

A strong weather system will smack into what’s expected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel period since 2007.

Regulators cut energy efficiency goals, end solar power rebates

State regulators approved proposals to gut Florida's energy efficiency goals by more than 90 percent.

Tax free turkey? Florida TaxWatch talks Thanksgiving dinner

Floridians have another reason to be thankful this holiday season – Florida is not one of the 14 states in the nation that tax groceries.

The 5 states with the most billionaires

There are around 500 billionaires in the United States, with about 70% having built their wealth on their own and the other 30% inheriting it.

Read More Florida Business Stories

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What your doctor won’t disclose

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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