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Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars

Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars

DETROIT — Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it’s largely because they’re getting sick of dealing with recalls.
Published: 08/25/15
Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

BEIJING — Global markets rebounded Tuesday after China’s central bank cut its key interest rate to support growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Earlier, China’s main stock index closed sharply lower for a fourth d...
Published: 08/25/15
Local experts tell investors to 'stay the course' after market plunge

Local experts tell investors to 'stay the course' after market plunge

It was their advice after the 9/11 attacks. It was their advice after the “flash crash” of 2010 and the August 2011 slump, and it was still their advice as the stock market tanked on Monday.
Published: 08/24/15
Updated: 08/25/15

Public can weigh in on Hillsborough transportation improvement plans

TAMPA — Hillsborough County government continues its Go Hillsborough public meetings this week, gathering public comments on proposed transportation improvement projects.
Published: 08/24/15
Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

Associated Press
Published: 08/24/15
U.S. stocks pare losses after 1,000-point Dow plunge

U.S. stocks pare losses after 1,000-point Dow plunge

AP Business Writers
Published: 08/24/15
Residential recovery: New home starts up in Hillsborough

Residential recovery: New home starts up in Hillsborough

TAMPA — New home construction starts in Hillsborough County rose 22 percent in the first half of 2015, following a national trend of more single-family home starts this year than before the great recession began in 2007....
Published: 08/23/15
Achievers

Achievers

Frazer named Pediatric Cancer CFO
Published: 08/23/15
Renaissance ahead for Clearwater’s aging Marina area

Renaissance ahead for Clearwater’s aging Marina area

CLEARWATER – The local foot traffic in the North Fort Harrison Avenue area included a fair share of drug addicts and prostitutes when Nancy O’Neill gambled and decided to open a restaurant five years ago.
Published: 08/22/15
Tampa has five Fortune 500 headquarters in its sights

Tampa has five Fortune 500 headquarters in its sights

TAMPA — For all its recent economic success, the Tampa area still lags behind other U.S. metro areas that are home to major corporate headquarters.
Published: 08/21/15
Updated: 08/22/15