Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Internet retailer Amazon.com is going to start collecting sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians.    A spokesman for the company confir..
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Detroit strikes 2nd deal with its other retirees

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees,..
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Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.    The chain is offering free cu..
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Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country.    Stat..
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Google Glass on sale for 24 hours starting at 9 a.m.

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CNET.COM - Love 'em or hate 'em, Google is preparing to give everybody in the US a one-day shot at buying Google Glass before the Internet-connected headset becomes available publi..
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US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.   &..
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State transportation officials review campaign

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The state Department of Transportation has launched an investigation into how the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority spent public money to educate vote..
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Space station launch Monday despite dead computer

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The International Space Station is about to get some fresh groceries and material for an urgent repair job.    An unmanned SpaceX rocket ..
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Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.    And now a new study finds that the typical 401(k) fees - adding up to a modest-soun..
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California city declares Sriracha maker a nuisance

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California city has declared the factory that produces the popular Sriracha hot sauce a public nuisance.    The Irwindale City Co..
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Facebook to force users to chat through Messenger app

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

(CNET.COM)- Facebook is so intent on pumping up usage of its standalone Messenger app that it plans to kill off the chatting feature for its main Facebook app, keeping the messages..
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Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

TOKYO (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. &n..
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GM auto workers vote to allow strike in Kentucky

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Workers at the General Motors plant in Kentucky that assembles Corvettes voted Tuesday to authorize a strike over lingering safety concerns, but a local union..
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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user c..
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US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's thre..
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Hertz looking to fill leadership, sales positions

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ESTERO, Fla. -- Today Hertz is holding an open house to find people with experience in sales and team leadership.Anyone looking to apply must schedule an interview in advance and c..
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Last push for film industry tax credits launched

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Films made in Florida could be eligible for another $300 million in tax credits under a bill now advancing in the Legislature.    A Senate p..
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Some airlines drop limes from beverage service

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or their Diet Cokes.    There's no lime.    A rec..
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Chili's backs off autism event after backlash

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Chili's is backing away from plans to donate funds to a group that says autism can be triggered by vaccinations, a position that has been widely discredited by the ..
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Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DALLAS (AP) - Airlines are falling behind schedule more often and mishandling more bags, but customers aren't making a federal case out of it.    Academics who study..
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