Florida Business News
- Private Florida firm buys Rent-A-Center in $1 billion deal
An Orlando private equity firm has purchased lease-to-own business Rent-A-Center in a deal valued at more than $1 billion.
Florida smokable medical marijuana ruling put on hold
An appellate court Monday refused to lift a stay on a Tallahassee judge's ruling that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana if their doctors approve it.
Engineers have built vehicles that can roam Mars, but creating a vehicle that can roam Earth’s shorelines has been a bigger challenge.
NextEra became a renewable-energy Goliath using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country and avoiding debt.
One of Florida’s biggest draws is also one if its biggest liabilities — its coastline.
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New attractions are coming soon to Wild Willy's Adventure Zone on Okaloosa Island. Crews have already put down two 1,000-foot go-kart tracks as part of an expansion that will include bumper boats, a chipping range, climbing wall, kiddie rides and more miniature golf.
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