August 8, 2020
Florida Business News

South Florida a hotspot for COVID-19 and for vaccine trials

First came the coronavirus in record numbers in South Florida. Now come the vaccine makers looking for a fertile testing ground for whether their inoculations work.

NOAA issues pessimistic hurricane forecast as Atlantic enters peak of season

The federal government issued a pessimistic new forecast for hurricane season Thursday, increasing its prediction for the number of storms we can expect as we head into the season’s peak.

Foreign tourist spending in U.S. might not fully recover until 2024, expert warns

International tourist spending in the United States might not return to pre-coronavirus levels until 2024, the former head of Florida’s tourism-marketing agency told members of the Economic Club of Florida this week.

Gov. DeSantis rescinds travel restrictions for those coming from NY, NJ and Connecticut

For more than four months, travelers coming to Florida from the Tri-State Area – New York, New Jersey and Connecticut – have had to self-quarantine for 14 days upon entering the state.

Florida Democrats wanted to add 1 million voters in 2020. They didn’t come close

Following narrow losses in 2018 races for Florida governor and U.S. Senate, Democrats emerged from the midterms with a new resolve to register more voters in the nation’s largest swing state as a path to victory in 2020.

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Pictona's connection to origin of pickleball
Pictona's connection to origin of pickleball

Julie Martens of the new Pictona pickleball complex in Holly Hill, Florida, talks about learning the daughter of one of the sport's inventors has become a member. 

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