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  • CHICAGO/ MIAMI, Aug 24- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health reported a second non-travel related case of Zika in Palm Beach County, bringing the...

  • CHICAGO/ MIAMI, Aug 24- Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health reported a second non-travel related case of Zika in Palm Beach County, bringing the...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 24- Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. That followed Tuesday's announcement of Florida's first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, some 265 miles from...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 24- Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. That followed Tuesday's announcement of Florida's first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, some 265 miles from...

  • HOLLYWOOD, Fla. _ Heico Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $42 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 58 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to slap tariffs on Chinese products to show Beijing that the United States is "not playing games anymore" when it comes to leveling the field on trade. Addressing a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if he was elected in November, he would instruct the U.S. trade...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to slap tariffs on Chinese products to show Beijing that the United States is "not playing games anymore" when it comes to leveling the field on trade. Addressing a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if he was elected in November, he would instruct the U.S. trade...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to slap tariffs on Chinese products to show Beijing that the United States is "not playing games anymore" when it comes to leveling the field on trade. Addressing a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if he was elected in November, he would instruct the U.S. trade...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to slap tariffs on Chinese products to show Beijing that the United States is "not playing games anymore" when it comes to leveling the field on trade. Addressing a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if he was elected in November, he would instruct the U.S. trade...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to slap tariffs on Chinese products to show Beijing that the United States is "not playing games anymore" when it comes to leveling the field on trade. Addressing a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if he was elected in November, he would instruct the U.S. trade...

  • PITTSBURGH— The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled. In entering his plea, Nicholas Trombetta, 61,...

  • FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS 15 NEW TRAVEL-RELATED CASES OF ZIKA VIRUS ON WEDNESDAY.

  • Montana was omitted from the list, which also includes Alabama, Mississippi, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utah. The grisly death of a 10- year-old boy on a Kansas water slide and a Ferris wheel accident in Tennessee this summer have led to renewed demands for tighter inspection rules for amusement rides. The grisly death of a 10- year-old boy on a Kansas water slide and a...

  • LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ National Beverage Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $29 million. Lauderdale, Florida- based company said it had net income of 62 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WELLINGTON, Fla. _ KLX Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $9.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 49 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $392.7 million.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Aug 23- Tesla Motors Inc crowned itself the maker of the world's fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2-1/ 2 seconds. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company will offer a larger upgraded battery pack for performance versions of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Homebuilders provided a modest lift to both U.S. and European stock markets on Tuesday, while oil prices got a brief boost from Iran's positive signals on an output freeze. Shares of the region's homebuilders also gained following a solid update from UK homebuilder Persimmon, which closed 4.2 percent higher and was the biggest riser on the...

  • PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. _ Dycom Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $49.4 million. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $772.7 million. For the current quarter ending in November, Dycom Industries expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.55 to $1.70.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Homebuilders helped lift both U.S. and European stock markets on Tuesday, while oil prices got a boost from Iran's positive signals about an output freeze. Homebuilders there also saw a bounce following a solid update from UK homebuilder Persimmon, which closed 4.2 percent higher and was the biggest riser on the blue-chip FTSE 100.

  • CHICAGO/ TAMPA, Fla., Aug 23- Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted U.S. cases were reported. Steve Huard, acting spokesman for Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, said the case involves a woman without a...