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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

Florida Lottery (Source: Florida Lottery)

Lottery Winners In Davie & Hollywood

Four “Fantasy 5″ game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $61,553.67 each, the Florida Lottery said Saturday.

03/22/2014

Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $400 million on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $400 Million

There are 400 million reasons to play the Mega Millions lottery game Tuesday night. The jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

FCAT

New Test Will Replace FCAT

Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.

03/17/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Promotes Cancer Research Funding In Miami

Governor Rick Scott was at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with members of the University of Miami Health System to highlight cancer research funding.

03/14/2014

(Source: CBS4)

More People Doubling Up On Jobs For Extra Income

Odds are you know someone working a full-time job and another on the side. Millions of Americans are now earning these so-called hybrid incomes.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

(Photographer: Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Job Fair In Ft. Lauderdale On Tuesday

More than 500 job positions will be up for grabs at a mega job fair Tuesday in Ft. Lauderdale.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

(Source: AP)

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

03/10/2014

(Credit, Meghan Ross)

Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

Money Roll

5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have Missed

Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.

03/03/2014

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