Costs Of Assault Weapons Ban Weighed In FloridaIf Floridians approve a constitutional amendment next year to block possession of assault weapons, a panel of economists on Thursday estimated the state budget could take a $26.9 million hit in lost revenue.
SeaWorld Says Attendance, Revenue Up So Far This YearSome good news for fans of sea creatures and roller coasters.
General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly DoublesThe automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
CVS Kicks The Habit, Will Stop Selling Tobacco ProductsNational pharmacy giant CVS announced Wednesday that it will stop selling tobacco products at all of its 7,600 drugstores across the nation.
Report: SeaWorld Profits SkyrocketWhile some businesses are still stuck in neutral following the Great Recession, SeaWorld Entertainment isn’t one of them.
Austerity Arrives With SequestrationSequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.
Identity Theft Exploding Across South FloridaThe acting head of the IRS announced a massive national crackdown is underway to prevent billions of dollars in taxpayer refunds from being stolen nationwide.
BCS Is Big Business In BrowardBroward tourism officials say the real winner of the BCS championship wasn’t the Alabama Crimson Tide. Instead, it was the county itself.
All Things BCS Good For S. Florida Businesses
Both Sides Negotiating In NHL Lockout DisputeHockey fans continue to sit and wait while ongoing NHL lockout of its players continues. There is some hope Friday because the NHL and National Hockey League Players Association are meeting for a fourth straight day of talks to reach a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
NHL No Closer To CBA DealThe news coming out of the stalemate between the NHL and the NHL Players Association continues to be grim and it looks like the next major cancellation for the league will be the annual Winter Classic game.
State Revenue Collections Exceed Estimates By 2.8 PercentFlorida's state general revenue collections are exceeding expectations. Translation: the state is making more money.
NHL Cancels All Games Through Nov. 30It’s looking more and more like the Florida Panthers may not get to raise any banners this year. The NHL announced Friday that all regular season games through the month of November have been canceled due tot the ongoing owner's lockout.
NHL Cancels All Games Through Nov. 1The NHL continues to cut off its nose to spite its face with fans after it announced Friday that all regular season games through November 1 have been cancelled. The cancellations come as a result of the ongoing owner lockout in the league.
Tax Refund Fraud Victims Getting Left Behind Tax refund fraud has kept federal prosecutors in South Florida busy as the crime continues to grow in popularity. Just this year, two former NFL players pleaded guilty to taking part in tax refund fraud. For the victims of the fraud, the prevailing message from the government has been, be patient.