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Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance Extension

Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

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Florida Consumer Confidence Plunges In October

Florida’s consumer confidence is falling sharply, according to a recent survey.

10/29/2013

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If Debt Default Deadline Hits, Then What?

As the Republican-led government shutdown continues, the approaching debt limit and a possible debt default continues to grow larger on the horizon.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

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July Unemployment Report Disappoints

After a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Brings Economic Message To Fla. Thursday

President Barack Obama brought his re-focused economic message to Florida Thursday, but even the president did not expect his campaign-style speech to help ease the gridlock in Washington.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

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Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs In June

One day after the nation celebrated the nation’s independence, the U.S. Labor Department delivered good news to the U.S. economy.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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Jobs Numbers From March Disappoint

The American economy sputtered in March with just 88,000 new jobs created. That was a large drop-off from the previous month’s 268,000 new jobs added to the workforce.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

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Florida Tops Nation In Foreclosures In Sept.

Foreclosures have crippled the South Florida home market since the Great Recession hit and while the rest of the nation has started to show improvement, Florida continues to struggle to recover from the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression.

CBS Miami–10/11/2012

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Economic Fourth Quarter Begins With Clouded Forecast

October 1st isn’t the official start of fall, but it does mark the beginning of the economic fourth quarter. And in 2012, there are some encouraging signs the U.S. recovery continues to see limited gains, but there are also lingering signs some old problems are not going away soon enough.

CBS4–10/01/2012

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Third Quarter May Show Growth For Local Economy

As the global economy continues to sputter, there could be some good news on the horizon for the South Florida economy.

CBS Miami–07/02/2012

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