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  • Sales tax revenues from upscale Glendale mall fall short of estimates

     
    Two years after its much-anticipated opening, the Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale has not paid off in sales tax revenue the way city officials had hoped. But city officials said it has boosted Glendale's fortunes in other ways.......
  • Lots of outdoor things to do in Charlotte Harbor

     
    Here's a pitch for the folks at Charlotte Harbor about all the outdoor activities available there. Sounds good, especially when the weather gets cooler. Read on: Want to kayak remote, wild areas, learn to skydive, sail or see the best private collection...
  • A fatter dividend coming for Microsoft shareholders?

     
    Microsoft Corp. shares on Monday showed just how hungry equity investors are for good news -- and how willing they are to pounce on it as economic fears recede again. The software giant’s stock soared $1.26, or 5.3%, to close......
  • State funding reinstated for experimental autism treatment

     
    A judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement agreement allowing families of autistic children in eastern Los Angeles County to receive a state-funded therapy for the disorder. Last year, the Eastern Los Angeles County Regional Center, a nonprofit...
  • Palm Beach County tax hike looms at Tuesday budget vote

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to decide whether to raise property tax rates for the second year in a row to head off a looming budget shortfall. Shrinking tax revenues due to the struggling economy leave......
  • Jerry Brown begs your forgiveness for being funny

     
    Fifty years ago, the media lionized President Kennedy for his quick wit. Today, Jerry Brown is being pummeled in the media for cracking a joke about Bill Clinton. Maybe Brown's riff about his fellow Democrat wasn't sufficiently funny, or maybe it's just...
  • FSU president: Higher tuition not burdening families

     
    Florida State University President Eric Barron issued a statement today saying higher tuition at Florida's public universities — 15 percent annual increases at most schools — “just sounds large” and is not a burden to families....
  • Marco Rubio double flops on tax cuts

     
    In July, while arguing to extend the Bush tax cuts, Marco Rubio said tax cuts pay for themselves. “They will be paid for because they create economic growth, especially in the long-term,” he said. And then last month, he admitted that tax cuts do...
  • Cisco Systems says it will start paying cash dividends

     
    U.S. technology giants seem to be heeding Wall Street pressure to funnel some of their cash hoards to shareholders. Computer networking titan Cisco Systems said Tuesday it expects to start paying a dividend for the first time. Investors liked the......
  • Seminole School Board OKs budget and tax increase

     
    The Seminole County School Board this evening signed off on its new budget for the current school year — a $706 million spending plan that includes a small property-tax increase. The schools' tax rate will rise from $7.72 per $1,000 of assess...
  • Bell business owners hope for refund on illegal taxes

     
    Frustrated Bell business owners said they have repeatedly complained to the city about rising fees and taxes only to be ignored and forced out of business. Now they're hoping the city will refund their money after state Controller John Chiang......