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Area Workers Finally Making What They Did In 2007

South Florida workers are finally making the same amount of money as they did in 2007, a PayScale Index report indicated.

01/10/2013

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Minimum Wage Workers To Get Pay Raise Jan. 1

Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida’s minimum wage.

CBS4–12/29/2012

Money (Source: MyTV33)

Labor Data: Florida Men Paid 16% More A Week Than Women

Each week, Florida women are earning 16% less than Florida men, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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Proposed ICE Detention Center In Southwest Ranches Killed By Agency

With support eroding for a new privately built and operated federal detention center in Southwest Ranches, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced late Friday that it was abandoning plans for the center, a victory for opponents and a blow to those who saw it as a source of tax revenue and jobs.

06/15/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner applaud as US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 24, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Poll: Obama Growing Lead Over Romney

President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has hit 50 percent for the first time in nearly eight months in a new Washington Post poll that could spell trouble for Republicans in the 2012 elections.

CBS4–02/06/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jobs Numbers Show Promise For 2012

The Great Recession may finally be starting to loosen its grip on the labor force in the United States.

CBS4–01/05/2012

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau )

Florida Poverty Outstrips U.S.

The recession of the last couple years put more Florida residents into poverty and resulted in a decrease of median family income in much of the state, the U.S. Census Department reported Tuesday.

CBS4–11/29/2011

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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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South Florida Investors Watch Big Board Plunge

From New York’s Wall Street to South Florida’s main street, investors and brokers anxiously watched the Dow drop Monday, watching for a glimmer of hope as 634 points slipped off the big board. There was little to be found.

CBS4–08/08/2011

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott’s Net Worth Drops

While not exactly claiming poverty, Governor Rick Scott lost about half of his net worth in 2010. But don’t cry for him just yet, his income jumped by almost 40 percent during the past year.

CBS4–07/06/2011

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