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Cocoa Cost Increase Leads To Chocolate Price Hike

They say money can’t buy happiness but one thing it can buy is chocolate. Now many chocoholics, though, will have to pay a little more for the sweet treat.

07/28/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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Mega Millions Jackpot Jumps To $636 Million

Imagine walking into a store, dropping a dollar on the counter, and with some amazing luck, hitting the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default

“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.

CBS Miami–10/03/2013

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Poll: Americans Love Their Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories have long been a favorite of authors and movie-makers. But, according to new polling, a large percentage of Americans subscribe to some form of conspiracy theories.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

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Economic Numbers Show Recession Left Deep Impact In S. Fla.

The Great Recession, according to economists, technically ended a few years ago. But, based on jobless numbers and poverty, South Florida has a long way to go to ever recover from the economic downturn that devastated the nation.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Florida’s Biggest Cities Seeing Economic Output Grow

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — While wages and unemployment continue to lag behind, the economic output in Florida’s three largest metro areas continues to grow. According to new numbers from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the gross […]

CBS Miami–09/17/2013

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Twitter Migrating To Wall Street

The biggest question surrounding the news that Twitter has filed for an initial public offering may be will the stock sell for less than $140. All kidding aside,Twitter’s IPO will be the most anticipated technology IPO since Facebook went public.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

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ADP Says Florida Added Jobs In August

Payroll provider ADP said Wednesday that the Sunshine State continued to add jobs during the month of August.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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State Economists Preparing Budget Forecasts

Florida economists will meet Friday to draw up their forecasts on exactly how much money the state is expected to collect in taxes over the next few years.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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