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  • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    KISSIMMEE, Fla.— When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7- Eleven.

  • Gay business owners still face challenges Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay. Greenbaum, who owns a computer repair business in Lawrence, Kan., often needs to go into customers' homes. Some people realized he is gay after he was quoted in a newspaper story about gay rights.

  • Emerging markets help Tupperware beat St. view Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— Demand in emerging markets such as Turkey, China and South Africa helped Tupperware Brands Corp. post first-quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations, even as its net income fell 10 percent. Shares of Orlando, Fla.- based Tupperware Brands rose $1.33, or 1.5 percent, to $88.08 in morning trading Wednesday.

  • AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    AT&T currently has such speeds in Austin, Texas, and has committed to offer the service in Dallas. The company is also in advanced talks to bring GigaPower to two additional markets, Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem, N.C.. A rival offering from Google Inc., known as Google Fiber, is available in Kansas City and is coming soon to Austin and Provo, Utah.

  • Court won't hear Fla. employee drug testing rule Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    MIAMI— The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. "The question of whether the state has the power to compel all employees to submit to suspicionless searches without good reason is settled and the answer is no," said Shalini Goel Agarwal, the lead ACLU attorney in the state employees case.

  • Florida unemployment rate ticks up slightly Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    However, Florida led the nation with the addition of 22,900 jobs in March. Unemployment in some of the state's larger counties was static, as rates in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Palm Beach and Duval counties remained unchanged.

  • Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    Party operatives are pushing a constitutional amendment that would make Florida the first state in the South to legalize some pot use. The political world likely will be focused on Florida in November for clues about the turnout potential among young voters of pot on the ballot.

  • SeaWorld loses appeal in death by killer whale Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the "substantial additional information" provided by the SEC, "the unique circumstances of this case, and further guarantees of prompt payment of the proposed fines" justified approval, according to an order made public on Wednesday.

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the "substantial additional information" provided by the SEC, "the unique circumstances of this case, and further guarantees of prompt payment of the proposed fines" justified approval, according to an order made public on Wednesday.

  • District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the "substantial additional information" provided by the SEC, "the unique circumstances of this case, and further guarantees of prompt payment of the proposed fines" justified approval, according to an order made public on Wednesday.

  • March 26- Activist investor Barington Capital Group LP urged Darden Restaurants Inc to consider looking for a new chief executive, stepping up pressure on the restaurant operator to come up with ways to improve its performance.

  • *Coast Guard says will re-open channel' as soon as we can'. TEXAS CITY, Texas March 24- The closure of the vital Houston Ship Channel looked set to extend to a fourth day after the Coast Guard struggled to finish cleaning up after an oil barge spill on Monday, threatening to force deeper production cuts at local refiners.

  • *Coast Guard says will re-open channel' as soon as we can'. "We will begin the process of a tapered... not a floodgate resumption of marine traffic," Captain Brian Penoyer, commander of U.S. Coast Guard sector Houston- Galveston and captain of the Port of Houston, told reporters on Monday.

  • Guilty pleas in first U.S. counterfeit apps case Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Nicholas Narbone, 26, of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of conspiring to commit criminal copyright infringement in connection with his activity on behalf of the Appbucket Group, the agency said.

  • March 21- Darden Restaurants Inc, under scrutiny from two activist investors over a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster chain, on Friday resisted pressure put the divestiture of the struggling seafood restaurants to a shareholder vote.

  • Darden profit meets analysts' lowered expectations Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    March 21- Darden Restaurants Inc reiterated its plans to divest its struggling Red Lobster chain and reported third-quarter results in line with analysts' lowered expectations. The Orlando- based company, which also owns the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse chains, said on March 3 that severe winter weather hurt sales and profit.

  • UPDATE 1-Obama pledges to address gender pay gap Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:05 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla., March 20- President Barack Obama used a speech at a community college on Thursday to begin a series of events highlighting economic issues affecting women such as the gender pay gap in which women earn three-quarters as much as their male counterparts. The White House plans similar events in Denver, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York.

  • Obama pledges to address gender pay gap Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla., March 20- President Barack Obama used a speech at a community college on Thursday to begin a series of events highlighting economic issues affecting women such as the gender pay gap in which women earn three-quarters as much as their male counterparts. The White House plans similar events in Denver, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York.

  • March 3- The activist investor seeking to split Darden Restaurants Inc into two companies said on Monday it has lost confidence in its chief executive's ability to run the company.

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