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Three Florida Metro Areas Among Fastest Growing In Nation

While Miami continues to rule the cash real estate market, two other Florida metro areas continue to be among the fastest growing in the nation.

CBS Miami–03/27/2014

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State Senate Trying To Entice More Private Flood Insurance Business

The Florida Senate will try to entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the Sunshine State to homes that are vulnerable to storm surge.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

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Consumer Confidence On The Rise In Florida

Florida’s consumers don’t seem to mind the still struggling recovery as consumer confidence continues to rise in the Sunshine State.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In January

Florida officials announced Monday the state’s unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1 percent in January, down 0.2 percent from December and nearly two percent from a year ago.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

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Big Overtime Pay Changes May Be On Horizon

Millions of American workers may be seeing a boost in their paychecks soon thanks to a planned executive order from President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores

Approximately 1,100 under-performing RadioShack stores will close their doors this year.

03/04/2014

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Tesla Charges Ahead As Consumer Reports’ Top Car

Tesla Motors has been electrifying the automobile industry for several years and on Tuesday was rewarded by Consumer Reports which named the Model S the best overall vehicle.

CBS Miami–02/25/2014

National Association Of Sugar Mill Owners Of Cuba (Source: The Miami Herald)

Sugar Growers Assoc. Issues Statement On Fanjul Firestorm

A group of former Cuban sugar mill owners, who sought refuge in the U.S. after their lands and property were seized in the 1959 Cuban revolution, have entered fray after an interview earlier this month in which billionaire sugar baron Alfonso Fanjul spoke publicly for the first time about his thoughts on expanding his business into Cuba.

02/16/2014

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Comcast Seeks To Buy Time Warner Cable For $45 Billion

Comcast Corporation announced plans Wednesday to purchase Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal that would create a cable industry goliath.

CBS Miami–02/13/2014

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Retailers Punishing Repeat Online Returners

A warning if you shop online and have a habit of returning items, you may be in for a surprise. More retailers are starting to take notice and some are even punishing repeat offenders.

02/12/2014

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A Look At Apple’s iPhone 5

Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

A model poses with a humanoid robot called Geminoid-F, shaped to resemble the model at a press conference in Osaka, on April 3, 2010. Geminoid-F, designed and built by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro and Japan’s robot maker Kokoro, is equipped with 12 actuators, powered by air pressure, and her motion can be synched to imitate that of a real human being. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.

Founder Pierre Omidyar coded the first version of the site out of his Silicon Valley living room. The company’s headquarters in San Jose, California is definitely a step up! (Credit: CBS)

From Rags to Riches

Check out which companies started in garages and as tiny start-ups, and which heavyhitters owe their riches to a lucky break.

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Top 10 Tech Towns

Here’s a look at the top 10 American cities for technological growth, according to Wired magazine.

Fame and big bucks make it good to be king for LeBron and other professional athletes, but your chances of making a living out of playing ball are pretty slim.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?” Here’s a list of the top ten sexiest occupations listed on a recent survey from Careerbuilder website.

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