August 28, 2015

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| 12/21/2012

› Film studio gets over the hump with circus shoot
South Florida's warm weather often attracts snowbirds from the north, but it was a surprise to see a group of camels trotting around Palm Springs. No, we didn't catch them sunbathing, instead they were brought in for a movie shoot at G-Star Studios.

› Florida Legislature seeks budget transparency for stage agencies — but not for itself
Florida's lawmakers say they want to make the state's $70 billion budget process more transparent but when it comes to handling contracts and disclosing state salaries, neither Senate President Don Gaetz nor House Speaker Will Weatherford is quite ready to require the legislature be held to the same standards that it imposes on state agencies.

› Carnival fourth-quarter profits tumble
Cruise operator Carnival Corp. said Thursday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income tumbled 57 percent, hurt by lower ticket prices and higher fuel costs. Despite the drop, the results beat Wall Street predictions.

› Rand Eye warned to change online advertising
Rand Eye Institute in Deerfield Beach was one of five vision correction companies that recently received a warning letter from the FDA about its "misleading" advertising practices.

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