December 21, 2014

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| 12/16/2013

› Consortium says no to moratorium on additional aquifer pumping
A consortium tasked with guiding Central Florida to a new era of water decided Friday to double down on scrutinizing the doling out of the last available water in the Floridan Aquifer. But the group ruled out a moratorium on issuing permits that would allow utilities and other users access to what's left in the aquifer,.

› Virtual currency surrounded by enthusiasm, skepticism and confusion
Bitcoin is gaining national attention, and with this spotlight comes a cloud of possibility, controversy and confusion. Some envision this virtual currency as the future. Others see it as risky and volatile. But most view Bitcoin as a bit baffling.

› Cities adding and losing the most jobs
Economic progress isn't even across the nation, and in some areas, jobs are still being shed. In some parts of the country, however, job growth is especially strong. Such is the case in the metro area of Naples-Marco Island, Florida, where the number of jobs jumped by 7.59% over the past year.

› All Aboard Florida train could hire French company that transported Jews to concentration camps
Holocaust survivors and their families fear the train system that would link Miami with Orlando could hire a French company that delivered tens of thousands of Jews to concentration camps during World War II.

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