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State Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.4%

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent in the month of November, but job creation was nearly stagnant as just 6,100 jobs were created in the state.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

An American Airlines Inc. plane taxis past two others at LaGuardia airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. U.S. travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will rise 4 percent from last year as Americans take trips they had put off because of the weak economy, AAA said. (Source: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Just Less Than 100 Million Expected To Travel Over The Holidays

The holiday travel season is about to hit overdrive this weekend as people head home for the holidays across the country by land and by air.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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Target Customers At Risk After Credit Card Security Breach

If you shop at Target, be on the lookout for fraudulent charges on your credit and debit cards. The Secret Service is now investigating whether card information was stolen from Target in what’s being called a massive data breach.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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IIHS Names Safest Cars On The Road

onda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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Darden Restaurants Prepare To Spin Off Or Sell Red Lobster

Central Florida-based Darden Restaurants has decided that Red Lobster is no longer in its plans and will look to spin off or sell the brand.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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Trend In Airlines’ Packaged Perks Really Takes Off

Extra legroom, priority boarding, checked baggage. When it comes to air travel these days, it seems like airlines are charging extra for everything.
Airlines have learned to package its perks and the trend is really taking off.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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Toys ‘R’ Us To Open For 87 Hours Straight, Kohl’s 100 Hours

Toys ‘R’ Us and other big box retailers are working overtime to make sure your loved ones get the presents they want for Christmas.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Facebook Testing Video Ads

Facebook said Tuesday that it’s testing video advertisements that show up in its users’ news feeds, creating another potential source of advertising revenue for the social network.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Flay Hopes To Cook The Competition With New Restaurant

It’s as American as apple pie. Who doesn’t love a good burger and order of french fries? If you throw in a shake and onion rings, you’ve got the heart of the menu at celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s new restaurant in Dadeland Mall.

CBS4–12/06/2013

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National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year Low

National unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

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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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