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Budget Forecast Reveals Florida Turning Financial Corner

A new budget forecast released this week by state economists shows the state is expecting in 2013 to bring in enough money to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs, with $1 billion still left for reserves.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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Late Mortgage Payments Hit 3-Year Low

South Florida’s role in the housing crisis has been well documented, but there finally may be some good news rolling in for homeowners.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012

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Jobs Growth Anemic In May

As the 2012 election heats up, a dismal jobs report for May is showing that while corporations and CEO’s are recovered from the Great Recession; the working class is far behind.

CBS4–06/01/2012

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Eurozone Decline Resonates In S. Fla. & Presidential Campaign

South Florida has relied on tourism to keep the area growing during the Great Recession. But, one key group of tourists, Europeans may be about to undergo even more economic hardship that could impact tourism and U.S. politics in an election year.

CBS4–05/22/2012

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S. Fla. & U.S. Politicians Watching Europe

South Florida’s lifeblood is the tourism industry, with foreign tourists making up a large portion of the travelers. That’s why France’s election and a new sentiment popping up in Europe could impact South Florida and both political parties in the United States.

CBS4–05/07/2012

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Unemployment Insurance Cuts Coming To Fla.

If being out of a job isn’t bad enough, Florida’s unemployed workers are about to get some more bad news.

CBS4–04/27/2012

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Florida Sets Records For Jobless Claims In 2010

The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.

CBS4–03/19/2012

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1 More Day For Popular Loan Modification Program In Miami

A popular program which aims to restructure struggling homeowner’s mortgages is in Miami for one more day.

CBS4–03/19/2012

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National Home Sale Numbers May Worse Than Originally Thought

America’s housing bubble went bust when the mortgage mess began.

CBS4–12/14/2011

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Fla. Catastrophe Fund May Shrink By $5 Billion

Florida Governor Rick Scott may shrink the Florida Catastrophe Fund by roughly $5 billion over the next four years, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS4–11/15/2011

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