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Amazon To Open Two Warehouses In Florida

Internet retail giant Amazon is officially coming to Florida. Amazon.com confirmed Tuesday that it will build distribution centers in Hillsborough County and in Lakeland, with the expectation of creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. However, it means Floridians will now have to pay sales tax on their Amazon purchases.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

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Vintage Apple Computer Sells For Almost $400K

An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

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Amazon Goes Big In Florida

Seattle-based company Amazon will bring new warehouses to Florida. The move, according to Governor Rick Scott, will create more than 3,000 jobs, but it also means Floridians will no longer be able to dodge sales tax on their Amazon purchases.

06/14/2013

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Gov. Rick Scott Rejects Amazon Deal

He’s the governor who has made job creation his top priority but Thursday, Rick Scott rejected a proposed deal to bring major Internet retailer Amazon to the state of Florida.

CBS Miami–05/16/2013

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Congress Considering Tax On All Internet Purchases

Shopping online in an effort to dodge sales tax may soon come to an end.

CBS4–04/25/2013

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Plan Could Extend Sales Tax Holiday

Parents’ beloved sales-tax holiday could soon be extended, potentially lasting all year.

CBS4–03/15/2013

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Politicians Push Bill To Help States Collect Online Sales Tax

A group of Republicans and Democrats yesterday reintroduced a federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Amazon Intros Service That Stores Your CDs In The Cloud

As expected, Amazon has launched a service called AutoRip designed to store consumers’ CD music tracks in the cloud.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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Cyber Monday Deals Are Just A Click Away

Monday thousands of South Floridians will head back to work after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but that doesn’t mean the start holiday shopping blitz is over.

CBS4–11/25/2012

Apple iPad

Online Prices Fluctuating Minute By Minute

Shopping online can be overwhelming for most customers. Now, it turns out there may be a best time to look for your product on websites.

CBS4–11/08/2012

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