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| 1/17/2013

› Scott, at Honeywell, touts plan to boost manufacturing
Gov. Rick Scott toured the Honeywell Aerospace plant in Largo Tuesday, seeking to draw attention to his plan to boost manufacturing jobs in Florida by cutting taxes.

› Prepaid debit card marketers settle Florida case over disclosure of fees
Five major players in the prepaid debit card business have agreed to settle an investigation into complaints about their sales and marketing practices in Florida, state regulators said Wednesday.

› Legislature likely to increase funding for school security
State funding for school security, after declining for years because of the lagging economy, will likely rise this year as lawmakers consider more deputies, unarmed guards, bulletproof glass and other measures in response to the Connecticut school massacre.

› Now they're cookin' with country club dining
Industry-wide, dining has evolved in country clubs, jumping a few rungs in importance, said Ken Kouril, general manager at The Sanctuary. He’s worked in clubs for 25 years, including the Winged Foot Golf Club in New York, the Greenwich Country Club in Connecticut and the Loblolly in Hobe Sound.

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