October 30, 2014

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| 5/15/2013

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Viva Florida 500 Travel Guide

There's much to see and do as Florida commemorates the 500-year anniversary of Ponce de León arriving on its eastern shore.

The statewide festivities planned to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida — Viva Florida 500 — invite residents and visitors alike to launch their own explorations.

Viva Florida 500

Map out a Florida adventure - start here!

› Sen. Nelson slams regulators, credit bureaus for short-sale confusion
Sen. Bill Nelson wants regulators to fix a "disturbing" credit-reporting quirk that is torching the credit of people who sold their homes in short sales.

› New DCF technology cracks down on welfare fraud
On Tuesday, Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins announced Florida was launching new technology to crack down on food stamp and other welfare fraud. He said the program will become a national model.

› Fort Lauderdale marina expansion won't cover costs
If the city hopes to keep living up to its moniker as the "Yachting Capital of the World," activists say it needs more places for the growing number of mega yachts to dock so they don't bypass the area and the businesses that count on them to thrive.

› Brevard official says Washington Nationals to leave Viera
The Washington Nationals plan to move their spring-training operations out of Viera, possibly after the 2015 season, according to Brevard County Commission Chairman Andy Anderson, who has been working to keep the team on the Space Coast.

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