What you need to know about Florida today
› Smaller but wiser, St. Pete Chamber rebounds
On Friday, Chris Steinocher wraps up his second year as CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. So far, his efforts to revive the chamber's credibility – financially and, more to the point, to the city's business community – are on track.
› Florida Attorney General Bondi talks about mortgage settlement
There's still time for Floridians to apply for their share of $170 million available in cash payments if their homes were foreclosed on between January 2008 and December 2011, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Wednesday at a press conference outside Fort Lauderdale City Hall.
› Lawsuits reveal high-end auction-house rivalry
Chad Roffers, the once hot-shot Sarasota real estate agent who filed for bankruptcy protection last year, is now embroiled in a nasty legal fight with a competitor.
› Immigration reform advocates pushing lawmakers for action
In a major push for immigration reform, several advocacy groups throughout west-central Florida are uniting in an effort to pressure federal lawmakers for change.
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