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August 14, 2018
Florida Business News

Tourists, businesses feeling Florida’s red tide pinch

Along Florida's Gulf Coast, businesses that cater to tourists have taken a hit, and vacation rental property owners are facing cancellations.

Toyota dealership inspired by #MeToo likely discriminated against men, state says

A South Florida Toyota dealership likely discriminated against men when it advertised exclusively for female sales associates last year, a state commission has determined.

Flightdocs taking off in Bonita Springs, growing revenue and expanding employment

Flightdocs helps its more than 1000 clients track aircraft maintenance and compliance and manage aircraft inventory.

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website

An 11-year-old boy was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes.

Hungry, uninsured: Study finds life not sunny for many Florida kids

Coming in at No. 15, between Tennessee (14) and South Carolina (16), the Sunshine State ranks among the 20 states with the highest rates of underprivileged children.

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Lee County trying to reverse algae tourism impact
Lee County trying to reverse algae tourism impact

As images of blue green algae and fish kills from local beaches continue to garner national attention, Lee County Commission is going on offense, investing one million dollars in an effort to convince visitors it’s still a good idea to travel to Southwest Florida.

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