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Census: Florida Continues To Get Older

Despite the heat, mosquitoes and threat of hurricanes, people love Florida and want to live here. More than 232,000 new residents were added between July 2012 and July 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

06/26/2014

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Florida On Track To Surpass New York In 2014

It’s was a close race but it turns out Florida just missed ending 2013 by overtaking New York as the nation’s third most populous state.

12/30/2013

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Census Finds Florida’s Income Levels Stagnant

When it comes to income levels of the nation’s most populous metro areas, Florida ranks near the bottom of the proverbial barrel.

09/19/2013

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Florida Gets A Touch Of Gray

We all know that Florida is known for its sun, sand and fun. The state, however, has also upheld its dubious moniker of being “God’s waiting room.”

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

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Florida Gets A “C-” For How Much It Spends On Students

When it comes to what Florida spends on its students the state doesn’t make the grade, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.

CBS4–05/22/2013

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Broward To Dade Commute Busiest In The State

If you live in Broward and get stuck in insane rush hour traffic because you have to drive to and from Miami-Dade for your job – you’re not alone.

CBS4–03/05/2013

(Source: CBS4) An aerial view of Miami Beach and the boats gathered for the Miami International Boat Show 2011

Census Figures Show People Once Again Moving To S. Florida

The days of people fleeing the high unemployment, high taxes, and real estate meltdown of the Sunshine State may be at an end. Where US Census figures once showed people leaving Florida in large numbers, between 2010 and 2011, they started to return, with South Florida leading the state.

04/05/2012

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Scott Signs Off On Redistricting Plan

The next stop for the Legislature’s once-a-decade redistricting plans will be a Tallahassee courtroom after Governor Rick Scott signed the plans Thursday afternoon.

CBS4–02/16/2012

(Source: CBS) Florida Redistricting For Congress, 2012

House OK’s Plan To Re-Draw Florida’s Legislative Maps; Heads To Senate

Florida’s growing population is help[ing to re-write the state’s political map, with the Florida House approving Friday new district maps for Congress, the Florida House, and the Florida Senate. But if you think that approval means the boundaries are set, think again: it’s likely the whole thing will be decided in court.

02/04/2012

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State’s Income Drop Is Second Highest In Nation

If you’re finding it tougher to make ends meet now than a few years ago, you’re not alone. According to new Census data, Floridians income has dropped more than 7 percent over the past three years.

CBS4–09/22/2011

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