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Scott wants feds to reimburse Florida for ports
On the eve of President Barack Obama's visit to the Port of Miami, Gov. Rick Scott said he wants the federal government to reimburse the state for tens of millions of taxpayer dollars invested in Florida's ports that he sai...
Published on 03/28/13
Cuba suspends 2 charter flight companies
The Cuban government is suspending the operating permits for two South Florida-based companies that book charter flights to the communist island.
Published on 11/23/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Olive Garden, LongHorn, Red Lobster workers sue parent company
Darden Restaurants violated federal labor laws by underpaying thousands of servers across the country at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster and other eateries, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday on behalf of ...
Published on 09/06/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Spirit Airlines sued in Miami over passenger fee
Low-cost Spirit Airlines is being sued over a passenger fee the lawsuit claims is deceptive.
Published on 08/08/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Citizens board voting on insurance rate hike
The governing board of Florida's insurer of last resort is preparing to vote on a proposed increase of at least 7.5 percent for most policyholders.
Published on 07/27/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Family of toddler wants apology for no-fly mistake
A spokesman for the family of an 18-month-old girl who was pulled off a flight because airline employees thought her name was on the U.S. no-fly list says the girl's parents do not plan to take any legal action.
Published on 05/11/12
Updated on 03/19/13
CDC links eye infections to troubled Ocala pharmacy
Federal health officials confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across seven states on Thursday, stemming from products mixed in a Florida pharmacy that also mixed supplements that killed 21 elite polo horses in ...
Published on 05/03/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Miami bar Jimbo's, backdrop to 'Flipper,' closing
A ramshackle Miami bar where movies and TV shows such as "Flipper" and "Dexter" have filmed will be closing after nearly 60 years in business.
Published on 03/15/12
Updated on 03/18/13
RFK widow to join farmworkers on day 6 of fast in Lakeland

Robert F. Kennedy's widow will join fasting Florida tomato pickers asking Publix supermarket chain to help boost their wages.

Published on 03/10/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Stomach virus affects 100 cruise passengers

Officials with Princess Cruise Lines say a stomach virus affected nearly 100 passengers on a ship that arrived in South Florida as passengers on another ship complained of gastrointestinal illness.

Published on 02/04/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Judge approves $410 million Bank of America overdraft settlement
A federal judge in Miami has approved a $410 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming Bank of America charged excessive overdraft fees.
Published on 11/07/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Deloitte sued for $7.6 billion in mortgage fraud case
A pair of lawsuits filed Monday claim that Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation's largest accounting firms, should pay $7.6 billion in damages for failing through years of audits to detect massive fraud at a now-defunct...
Published on 09/27/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Workers sue company of Florida lawmaker for lost wages
Two farmworkers are suing the company of a powerful Florida State senator over allegedly failing to pay required wages.
Published on 09/09/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Hundreds in Florida want out of Chinese drywall deal
Hundreds of Floridians potentially want to opt out of a proposed $55 million federal settlement over faulty Chinese drywall in hopes of pursuing individual lawsuits in state courts, the attorney for two families said Wednes...
Published on 09/07/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Rick Scott: State doing right things to create jobs

The governor said the state's economy is also linked to the national job market, which is struggling.

Published on 08/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13