Cape CRA establishes 'Streetscape Incentive Loan'

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Community Redevelopment Agency has established a “Streetscape Incentive Program Revolving Loan” to encourage private investment to improve the str..
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New plan would speed up medical device approvals

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration unveiled a proposal Tuesday designed to speed up development and approval of medical devices that treat life-threatening diseases..
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GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past. The company i..
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High court hears streaming TV case

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the bur..
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Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DALLAS (AP) - A federal judge is telling American Airlines that it can't yet act alone to cut off benefits for many retirees.    American wants retirees who wish to ..
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International food fight with ties to Southwest Florida

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - The European Union has picked a food fight with a Naples man. The owner of Johnsonville Sausage Company, Ralph Stayer, says he was surprised to learn that the Europea..
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Disney a 'disapponting' destination for vacationers

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ORLANDO, Fla. -- According to travel website SmarterTravel.com, Walt Disney World is one of 10 destinations in the world listed as "most disappointing." The website points out the ..
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New details released on Amazon smartphone

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that the device could be due out this year. Amazon hasn't con..
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Applications for US jobless aid up 2K to 304,000

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession le..
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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 4 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 4 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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