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August 20, 2018
Florida Business News

Wages remain stagnant in Florida despite super low unemployment

In a robust job market, pay rises as the supply of available workers shrinks. At least that’s the way it normally works.

Florida’s prisons are more expensive than ever

Even as crime rates and prison admissions have fallen over the past decade, ever-lengthening criminal sentences have left Florida prisons full of inmates and in need of a record $2.4 billion.

Florida election officials seek info as support builds for Nelson’s Russian-hack claim

Florida election officials said Saturday they are seeking more information to combat any possibility of ongoing hacking efforts on county voting systems.

Florida's medical marijuana industry is hiring, but stoners need not apply

The hunt is on for budtenders, cannabis cultivators, weed botanists and dozens of other new jobs that have sprouted with Florida’s nascent medical marijuana industry.

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A healthier approach: Hotelier Harris Rosen makes health care a priority

Hotelier Harris Rosen has a small empire, with nine hotels around Orlando. You might not expect to find out that Rosen is also an innovator in health care.

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Baby skunks are pretty stinkin' cute
Baby skunks are pretty stinkin' cute

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