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  • FPL to invest $400 million to triple solar output

    FPL to invest $400 million to triple solar output
    Florida Power & Light Co. plans to invest between $400 million and $420 million to build three solar energy farms next year and aims to recover those costs from ratepayers, executives said. But the cost-recovery should have no "significant bill impact,"...
  • Virginia panel quickly kills proposal to limit high-rate loans

    It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. The sponsor, Del. David Yancey, R-Newport...
  • Russia's credit cut to 'junk' a blow to aspiring world power, but immediate fallout is limited

    Russia has seen its credit grade cut to "junk" status for the first time in over a decade, a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power. The downgrade by Standard & Poor's reflects the country's growing economic problems, such as...
  • At InnoVida, the CEO hired Jeb Bush and went to prison

    MIAMI Jeb Bush was out of the Florida governor's mansion for less than a year when he signed a $15,000-a-month consulting deal with InnoVida, a Miami startup promising to revolutionize affordable housing with remarkably sturdy and lightweight building...
  • Golfer Robert Allenby stands by bizarre tale of beating, robbery in Honolulu after tournament

    A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story Tuesday that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu, basing the account on what he remembered and what he was told by a homeless woman who came to his aid. "There has definitely been a lot of...
  • Saints, Pelicans owner asks judge to deny heirs' request for medical records, control of teams

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by his recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams. Benson's lawyers filed an answer to the lawsuit in district court in New...
  • White House drops plan to scale back college savings tax benefits

    The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made the proposal last week as part of his State of the Union...
  • Sunrise passes one-year moratorium on charter schools

    Sunrise passes one-year moratorium on charter schools
    With so many charter school applications flooding City Hall, Sunrise is turning to a one-year moratorium to stem the tide. Commissioners gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a yearlong ban on new K-12 schools seeking to open or build in Sunrise. The...
  • Man used fake credit cards to spend more than $10,000 at Boca resort, police say

    Man used fake credit cards to spend more than $10,000 at Boca resort, police say
    A Delray Beach man used fake credit cards to rack up a bill of more than a $10,000 at a resort, according to a Boca Raton Police arrest report. The staff at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, at 501 E. Camino Real, told police that a man — later...
  • Tech company signs with Verizon to promote scan4beer golf app

    Tech company signs with Verizon to promote scan4beer golf app
    A local tech company is developing an app to connect golfers with food and drink carts on the course, and they just signed a deal with Verizon to promote it. Mount Dora-based RAD Systems signed with Verizon’s Partner Program to launch scan4beer...
  • Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam

    Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam
    The Mega Millions is a real game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. But you don't win it by using your credit card at a store, as a local woman says she was told in an obvious con call. The woman, a senior citizen, said the caller was a woman with a...