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  • Jobless rate rises slightly statewide

    Jobless rate rises slightly statewide
    Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March as the state added almost 23,000 jobs and the labor force grew by 59,000 people. The statewide jobless rate was 6.3 percent for the month, up a tenth of a point from February's 6.2 percent. In...
  • Drawing a line on the lawn amid water conservation and drought

    Drawing a line on the lawn amid water conservation and drought
    "This is the irony," mused homeowner Richard Turner as he looked over the newly installed and remarkably realistic-looking artificial lawn in his mid-Wilshire frontyard. "We grow grass to make the illusion that we don't live in a desert. Here I am,...
  • Victims of bullying live with the consequences for decades, study says

    Victims of bullying live with the consequences for decades, study says
    Victims of bullies suffer the psychological consequences all the way until middle age, with higher levels of depression, anxiety and suicide, new research shows. The immediate ill effects of bullying have been well documented, with experts...
  • Broward College sees success, scrutiny with bachelor degrees

    State colleges have become an increasingly popular place to get a four-year degree, prompting state lawmakers to consider a temporary moratorium on new programs. Broward College started with five bachelor's degrees and 111 students in 2008. In six years...
  • SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to ISS at last, defying latest hurdle

    SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to ISS at last, defying latest hurdle
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station for NASA. The Hawthorne-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo...
  • Peoples Gas president to retire

    Peoples Gas president to retire
    Willard Evans Jr., president of Peoples Gas, is planning to retire after 40 years at the Chicago utility. “I’ve been here a long time,” said Evans, who is also president of North Shore Gas Company. “I’ve been here a...
  • Florida's share of venture capital drops in 1st quarter

    Florida's share of venture capital drops in 1st quarter
    Florida's slice of the nation's venture-capital pie shrank dramatically in the first quarter as deep-pockets investors steered much of their wealth elsewhere, according to the latest survey of U.S. venture capital firms. Companies in the Sunshine...
  • Flowers a work of art for Easter in D.C.'s National Gallery

    Flowers a work of art for Easter in D.C.'s National Gallery
     The most fragile and memorable beauty at Washington's National Gallery of Art is on display only from November to Easter. That's when the dark-pillared rotunda is decorated with live flowers, trees and ferns, most from its own greenhouses. "Right...
  • Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
  • Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

    (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly approved long-acting hemophilia drug, Alprolix, to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually. The move...
  • RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99

    RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99
    If you're looking to buy the iPhone 5s for cheap, RadioShack is the place to go. The electronics retailer is holding a promotion that drops the price of the 16-gigabyte Apple iPhone 5s to $99 on a two-year contract. That's a nearly 50% discount on the...