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October 23, 2018
Florida Business News

Hundreds still unaccounted for as battered Panhandle prepares for rain

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Michael thrashed the Florida Panhandle, 928 people are still unaccounted for.

Expansion on horizon for Orange County Convention Center

The convention center currently has more than 2 million square feet of exhibit space, second in the nation only to McCormick Place in Chicago.

Is a New England company bringing its headquarters to Fort Lauderdale?

The undisclosed company, described as a developer and manufacturer of residential and industrial products, would create 30 jobs with an average annual wage of $97,372.

Winter Garden's DisGear accused of copyright infringement

A Winter Garden business that sells Disney-inspired apparel is being sued over allegations it stole an idea from another business, court documents show.

Mote, Sarasota County closer to land deal

The Sarasota County Commission will consider the terms of an agreement to allow Mote Marine Laboratory to construct a $130 million aquarium at Nathan Benderson Park for a steal.

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