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Legislators approve $400M in tax cuts

TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers on Monday sent more than $400 million in tax cuts on things like cellphones, cable television and school supplies to Gov. Rick Scott, who is all but sure to sign the legislation.
Updated: 2 months ago

Tech Data launches reseller marketing portal

CLEARWATER, June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) announced the launch of a new marketing portal offering resellers no-cost access to customizable, automated marketing campaigns available through TDAgency, Tech D...
Updated: 2 months ago

Jolly wants offshore drilling ban extended through 2027

Rep. David Jolly filed legislation to extend a ban on oil drilling off Florida’s Gulf coast through 2027.
Updated: 2 months ago

U.S. consumer bureau tackling college loan debt

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced last month it was taking on consumer complaints about student loans. The agency set up a website, asking for student stories in its comment section.
Updated: 2 months ago
FSU scientist creates foam with unusual property

FSU scientist creates foam with unusual property

TALLAHASSEE — Foam. We wear it. We sit on it. We sleep on it. We even use it to protect ourselves.
Updated: 2 months ago

Tech Data Announces $100 Million Share Repurchase Program

CLEARWATER, Fla., June 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced that its board of directors has authorized a share repurchase program of up to $100 million of the company’s common stock. Since 2005,...
Updated: 2 months ago
Time for businesses to prepare for hurricane threat

Time for businesses to prepare for hurricane threat

The Atlantic hurricane season starts Monday and it’s time to update your hurricane preparedness plan for your business.
Updated: 2 months ago
Trash talking: Land O’ Lakes family says businesses ignore recycling rules

Trash talking: Land O’ Lakes family says businesses ignore recycling rules

LAND O’ LAKES — They say good fences make good neighbors. But even 10 feet of solid steel couldn’t end the feud between two long-established businesses in Land O’ Lakes.
Updated: 2 months ago
Duke Energy unveils solar power project at USF St. Pete

Duke Energy unveils solar power project at USF St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Even the Sunshine City gets intermittent clouds.
Updated: 2 months ago
New law may spur craft distilling ‘explosion’

New law may spur craft distilling ‘explosion’

TALLAHASSEE — The same measure that made Florida the last state to allow 64-ounce beer containers also included a gift to the state’s craft distillers.
Updated: 3 months ago