March 26, 2019
Florida Business News

Will Florida become a hemp ‘pioneer?’ Lawmakers getting behind hemp industry

Looking at a potentially lucrative new industry, lawmakers are working on rules for farmers and businesses to grow and sell industrial hemp in Florida.

The Florida Keys are getting their first ever all-inclusive resort

Located 63 miles south of Miami, the Bungalows Key Largo resort, which opened in January, is the first-ever all-inclusive property in the Florida Keys.

E-Verify is failing to pass again this year. Here’s why Florida lawmakers are backing down.

A billionaire healthcare magnate alleges a secret deal was brokered to bury hopes for e-Verify and advance a bill banning so-called ‘sanctuary cities’.

America's tennis factory is in Florida

Florida is where the United States manufactures its élite tennis players. Other countries have their national-federation training centers, of course; America’s is in Orlando.

Could more powerful hurricanes threaten South Florida’s disappearing forests?

When Hurricane Maria sacked Puerto Rico, it did more than take thousands of lives, pulverize houses and dismantle infrastructure. It shredded the island’s tropical forests at an unprecedented rate.

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WWII Eau Gallie B-24 bomber crash that killed 10 airmen marks 75th anniversary
WWII Eau Gallie B-24 bomber crash that killed 10 airmen marks 75th anniversary

South Florida Historical Society Secretary James Cox has researched the story of a B-24 bomber that crashed in Eau Gallie in March 1944.

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