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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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Economic Confidence Plummeting During GOP-led Shutdown

As Republicans continue to hold the U.S. government and economy hostage to achieve policy goals; consumer confidence in the U.S. is dropping at a rate not seen since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

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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

Money

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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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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Florida Still Not Thrilled With Progress Of Economic Recovery

Floridians continue to view the economy and how affects them from the glass is half empty perspective.

08/27/2013

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Florida Improves Unemployment Numbers, Other States Struggle

South Floridians still stuck in the unemployment line may be in luck. New national data shows that people have higher likelihood of being hired within the Sunshine State.

08/19/2013

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Jobs News Used To Heat Up Florida’s Political Race

The state’s unemployment rate was flat for a third straight month. Governor Rick Scott and Republicans used the news about the economy to criticize potential opponent Charlie Crist.

08/16/2013

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