August 12, 2022
Florida Business News

Unemployment claims dip in Florida for third consecutive week

First-time unemployment claims in Florida dipped for a third consecutive week. The drop in Florida came as jobless claims nationally increased by 14,000 to 262,000.

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NASA selects two UCF scientists to lead robotic exploration mission to the moon

NASA has selected two planetary scientists at the University of Central Florida to lead a 2026 robotic mission to explore a mysterious section of the moon known as the Gruithuisen Domes.

Florida Citizens surpasses 1 million insurance policies

Florida’s residual market insurer, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, has now surpassed more than 1 million policies, the first time it has been at this level of portfolio exposure, in terms of policy count, since 2013.

Florida state law enforcement officers receive pay raise but no bonus check this year

Florida state law enforcement officers won't be seeing $1,000 bonus checks this year, but they are receiving a pay raise — the first in years.

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Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read
Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read

Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen reads with kids at the Largo Public Library as part of the "Reading with the Rays" program. The event hits close to home for Feyereisen, who went to school to be a teacher and plans to become a teacher and coach once his baseball career is over.

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