June 2, 2023
Florida Business News

A good seaweed surprise for Florida: Floating mass has shrunk, reasons unclear

Florida beaches — and all the people who flock to them — may catch a break from a much-hyped and dreaded onslaught of seaweed this summer.

Billions of dollars could be on table in FAMU discrimination lawsuit

A federal judge on Thursday cleared the way for a lawsuit, which alleges racial discrimination in the funding and management of Florida A&M University, the state’s only public historical Black university, to proceed against Gov. Ron DeSantis and education officials.

Sarasota Starbucks workers seek to join national union

A group of Starbucks employees in Sarasota have joined the nationwide movement to unionize with Starbucks Workers United by filing a petition with the National Labor Relations Board.

Cuban couple brings a taste of homeland to Gainesville

Two years ago, Andy and Diana Pineda were inspired to sell their Miami home and move to Gainesville with the hope of selling a taste of their homeland.

JTA moves closer to start of work on system of self-driving transit shuttles in downtown

The inaugural National Autonomous Vehicle Day hosted by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority gave attendees a chance to take a spin in vehicles at the testing facility where JTA has been putting self-driving shuttles through the paces for years.

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