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October 21, 2018
Florida Business News

Florida unemployment rate drops to 3.5 percent

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in September, a notable drop from 3.7 percent in August, according to state figures released Friday.

Orlando starts second phase of Amazon facial recognition program

The Orlando Police Department has launched a second trial period to test Amazon's controversial facial recognition technology.

St. Petersburg is vying to be gay tourism capital of Florida

Move over Fort Lauderdale. St. Petersburg is on a mission to become Florida’s gay tourism capital.

Walt Disney World to open nature-themed resort in 2022

Walt Disney World says it's going to build a new nature-themed resort. The Florida-based theme park resort said Thursday that the as-yet-unnamed resort will open in 2022.

Shareholders vote to take Miami’s biggest clothing company private

Doral-based Perry Ellis announced Thursday that a majority of shareholders had approved a $437 million buyout bid led by company founder George Feldenkreis to take the company private.

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