August 19, 2022
Florida Business News

Federal judge blocks workplace training portion of ‘Stop WOKE Act'

Calling part of the law a “naked viewpoint-based regulation on speech,” a federal judge blocked restrictions that Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republican lawmakers placed on addressing race-related issues in workplace training.

Florida homebuyers start to see price cuts, and more options, as the market starts to cool

The housing market has slowly started to rebalance as less buyer frenzy and higher interest rates help soften it, forcing sellers to adjust to a more normal market.

Feds argue gambling deal should get go-ahead

The Biden administration is urging an appeals court to reinstate a deal that gave the Seminole Tribe control of sports betting throughout Florida, nearly nine months after a Washington, D.C.-based judge ruled that the 30-year agreement violated federal law.

Every officer resigns from police force in Florida town. It’s happened elsewhere, too

Melbourne Village’s six police officers submitted their resignations Aug. 15, most of them effective Aug. 19. The reason for the resignations was not disclosed.

Celebration underway for Black-owned businesses in Central Florida

August is nationally known as Black Business Month. Thursday night, Black-owned businesses in Central Florida were celebrated.

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Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida
Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida

A large waterspout formed this week off Destin in Northwest Florida.

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