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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Florida’s unemployment rate did not change in July amid signs the economy is in the process of a slow, steady recovery from the Great Recession.

08/15/2014

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Florida Finances Expected To Remain In Good Shape

Florida’s economy will likely remain in good shape for the next few years, according to state economists .

08/07/2014

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Florida’s Consumer Spending Growth Lags Behind Nation

Three years after the Great Recession, spending in Florida lags behind most other states, according to U.S. Bureau Economic Analysis data released Thursday.

08/07/2014

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How To Get The Job You Want

The job market has still not fully recovered from the Great Recession. It can feel like no one’s hiring. So how do you get the job you want? Not through resumes and not through online listings, according to an award-winning career coach.

05/27/2014

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Insurance Fund Strong In FL As Hurricane Season Nears

The upcoming hurricane season is just weeks away, but Florida is entering the new storm season with positive news.

05/15/2014

Florida Money

Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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Poll: 2/3 Of Americans Unhappy With Income & Wealth Distribution

Roughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

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Wall Street Recovers As Workers Are Left Behind

Charles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” succinctly sums up the difference between workers and corporations as 2014 begins.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

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Fla. Economists Predict Growth In Local Economy

Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.

12/06/2013

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More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In December

More than a million people may lose their unemployment insurance in just a few weeks if Congress fails to extend a Great Recession program that increased the number of weeks for which unemployed workers qualify.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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