Broward County Residents File Lawsuit Challenging Florida's Unemployment Money HaltBroward County residents struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic have filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration to cut off federal unemployment money for Floridians.
Florida DEO Warns Unemployment Website Targeted By Cyber-AttackFlorida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, which runs the state’s unemployment benefits website, has confirmed a cyberattack.
AAA: Florida Gas Prices Drop SlightlyPrices at the pumps are going down, ever so slightly. According to AAA, Florida gas prices have gradually declined, falling a total of 4 cents during the past two weeks.
Florida Doctors Blast Governor Ron DeSantis Over COVID-19Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has drawn national attention for bucking federal health-care officials over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic, but a group of Florida physicians said Thursday the governor’s push to reopen the state and block precautions are a main reason for a sharp increase in the number of residents suffering from COVID-19.
Hemingway Look-Alike Winner Chosen In Key WestA 63-year-old white-bearded Georgia man has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days salute to author Ernest Hemingway that ends Sunday.
Florida's COVID-19 Cases Climb Sharply Once AgainFlorida’s rate of new COVID-19 infections continues to climb sharply. For the second week in a row, Florida alone accounts for 20% of all new cases nationally.
State Sets Up Hotline For Condo Consumer Protection Issues In Wake Of Surfside CollapseFollowing the deadly Surfside condo collapse in June, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is asking the Florida legislature to update condo safety regulations during the next legislative session.
Florida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Expanded To 10 Days, Starts July 31Here is some good financial news for parents. Florida’s annual Back-to-School “Sales Tax Holiday” has been expanded to 10 days and will take place from Saturday, July 31 through Monday, August 9.
Could College Athletes Profit from Adult Entertainment?A “leading adult webcam company” is looking to cash in on recent changes allowing college athletes in Florida and across the nation to earn money off their names, images and likenesses.
Florida Threatens Sanctions Against Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Over Israel BoycottFlorida and Texas are both threatening sanctions against Ben & Jerry's ice cream after the company announced it was boycotting the sale of its product within Israel's occupied Palestinian territories.
Hemingway Days Return To Key West As Plenty Of Papas Vie For Look-Alike TitleThe annual Key West Hemingway Days are in full swing after taking a pause last summer due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Report: Walt Disney Co. In Line For $570M In Tax Breaks For New Florida CampusThe Walt Disney Co. could soon be enjoying a major tax break for building a new facility in Florida.
Confidence Grows In Florida For Traveling, Despite Surge In COVID CasesFloridians’ confidence about traveling safely has nearly doubled since the first quarter of the year despite a recent resurgence of COVID-19 cases.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio: 'Everyone Should Be Vaccinated'As COVID-19 cases rise in all 50 states, especially Florida, Senator Marco Rubio told "CBS This Morning" there is no reason why Americans shouldn't be getting vaccinated.
Former FSU Coach Bobby Bowden Diagnosed With Terminal Condition, Says He's 'At Peace'The former Seminoles coach told the Tallahassee Democrat in a statement that he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition.