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FL’s Economy Is Better Yet Officials Recognize Problems

Many Floridians have a little more money in their bank accounts according to a new analysis by state economists. While it appears Florida’s economy is showing signs of continued recovery, state economists pointed out some problems.

03/31/2014

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Media And Politicians Misinterpret Jobs Report

The Congressional Budget Office typically doesn’t make a lot of news, but Tuesday the CBO was front and center in the media. Unfortunately, most in the media and many politicians completely misinterpreted what the CBO reported.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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Resume Upgrades Could Secure Success

Miami’s job rate has gone up at 1.5 percent since last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But if you are still on the search for a job it may be time to spruce up that resume.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

Nitrous oxide has been used for years in dental offices to control pain and relieve anxiety.  Now it’s becoming more available to women giving birth. (Source: CBS)

Laughing Gas For Labor Is No Laughing Matter

Many women in labor ask for some type of pain relief. But would you believe laughing gas?

CBS4–05/27/2013

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New Device Promotes Safer C-Sections

A new device, called the CSafe, is promising to virtually eliminate fetal lacerations during a Cesarean delivery.

CBS Miami–05/05/2013

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Economy Adds Just 155,000 Jobs In December

The economy continued to show growth over the final two months of the 2012 calendar year, but it wasn’t enough to bring down the unemployment rate in December.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

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November Unemployment Ticks Down Nationally

The U.S. economy continued to show signs of life in November even as the nation edged ever closer to the fiscal cliff/austerity crisis.

CBS Miami–12/07/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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