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  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ Capital City Bank Group on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3,000. For the year, the company reported profit of $10.9 million, or 64 cents per share. Capital City Bank shares have climbed 3.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— The first government shutdown of Donald Trump's presidency spanned 69 hours. The question is who lost the most, "said Republican pollster Frank Luntz. In the short term at least, Senate Democrats— led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer— were pounded Monday for giving into GOP demands in exchange for a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants. The fourth temporary funding bill since October easily passed the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving another short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants. The fourth temporary funding bill since October easily passed the Senate and the House of Representatives.

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ Brown& Brown Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $187.5 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $447.2 million.

  • Legislation to renew government funding easily won enough support in a vote in the Senate and was expected to pass the House of Representatives, allowing government to reopen through Feb 8. Most Democratic lawmakers had initially opposed the funding bill, demanding that the Senate also approve protections for young undocumented immigrants known as "...

  • Legislation to renew government funding easily cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate and was expected to pass both the Senate and House of Representatives, allowing government to reopen through Feb 8. Most Democratic lawmakers had initially opposed the funding bill, demanding that the Senate also approved protections for young undocumented...

  • Legislation to renew federal funding to the government cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate and was expected soon to pass votes in the Senate and House of Representatives, allowing government to re-open through Feb 8. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he had come to an arrangement with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to keep the...

  • Legislation to renew federal funding to the government cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate and was expected soon to pass votes in the Senate and House of Representatives, allowing government to re-open through Feb 8. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he had come to an arrangement with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to keep the...

  • *Toyota, Facebook, others announce new investments in France. PARIS, Jan 22- President Emmanuel Macron sought on Monday to show that his activity on the world stage and his pro-business reforms were bearing fruit with a highly-publicised summit of global CEOs in Versailles and a flurry of investments worth about $3 billion. Germany's SAP committed to spend more...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- U.S. senators voted to move forward on legislation that would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, ending a three-day standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Republicans over immigration and border security. Funding legislation cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate and was expected to pass a full Senate vote...

  • *Senate to vote on extending U.S. funding at noon. A U.S. government shutdown entered its third day, and a bipartisan group of senators attempted to negotiate a deal just hours before the full Senate planned to vote to restore funding. But the economic impact depends on how long it lasts, "said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida.

  • *Senate to vote on extending U.S. funding at noon. The Senate is set to vote at midday on Monday, following failed attempts by Democrats and Republicans to strike a deal on Sunday to fund government operations. But the economic impact depends on how long it lasts, "said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida.

  • DELRAY BEACH, Fla. _ PetMed Express Inc. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $9.1 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $57 million. Access a Zacks stock report on PETS at https://www.zacks.com/ap/PETS.

  • The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the government, ending a 69- hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. The shutdown took effect Saturday on the one-year anniversary of the president's inauguration, but the White House maintains that Trump came...

  • Police say two improvised explosive devices ignited near the JC Penney at the Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales, Florida.

    Police say two improvised explosive devices ignited inside a mall in central Florida.

  • Today, after a year in which groups associated with Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Kuwait have booked rooms, hosted events and spent thousands of dollars at the president's hotel in Washington, no such payments to the Treasury have been made. Since his inauguration a year ago, the Trump Organization has secured dozens of trademarks from foreign governments, pursued...

  • Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000- square-foot home, hauled away the couple's cars and even checked the sewers in one of Toronto's most exclusive neighborhoods for clues. The day after the bodies were found, prominent media outlets, including the Toronto Star, quoted unidentified police officials as saying it appeared to be a...

  • In a flurry of negotiations, the two parties' leaders in the Senate huddled behind closed doors following discussions by a bipartisan group of moderate lawmakers who said they made progress toward a compromise to reopen federal agencies before Monday morning. Roy Blunt, a junior member of the Republican Senate leadership, said there was a "chance" of a...

  • The ultimate decision was up to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer, they said. Roy Blunt, a junior member of the Republican Senate leadership, said there was a "chance" of a resolution on Sunday night. But John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, told reporters when asked if he thought the government...