March 24, 2023
Florida Business News

Florida jobless claims drop

Florida last week had the lowest number of first-time unemployment claims since the start of the year, as the state prepares to update February jobless numbers on Friday.

CSX Corp. executive stresses railroad’s safety

The Jacksonville-based company has been averaging five track-caused derailments a year for the last three years, down from about 25 a few years ago.

Pinellas officials: If job centers merge, don’t leave us behind

Next week, Pinellas County officials will consider taking a formal stance against the consolidation of CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay, the latter of which serves Hillsborough County.

March Madness: Orlando draws record crowds, $5.9 million in publicity from NCAA tourney

Furman’s stunning upset of Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament last Thursday sent shock waves through everyone’s March Madness bracket and put Orlando front and center in the eyes of the basketball world.

Appeals court allows lawsuit to go ahead over FPL outages during Hurricane Irma

An appeals court said this week that Florida Power & Light can face a class-action lawsuit stemming from power outages in Hurricane Irma, which barreled up the state in 2017.

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