Fla. PSC approves higher natural gas rebates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Public Service Commission has increased cash rebates by up to $150 in some cases for buying or retaining efficient natural gas appliances to en..
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Fla. seniors rally on Social Security anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa congresswoman rallied with seniors to mark the 75th anniversary of Social Security. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor marked the occasion at Fountainview Estates in..
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Industrial production rises 1.0 percent in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industrial production rose in July on the strength of U.S. manufacturing, as auto factories stayed open and businesses replaced worn-out eq..
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FDA questions wider approval of Lilly's Cymbalta

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health scientists are questioning whether the antidepressant Cymbalta is safe and effective enough to be approved for use against c..
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Stocks rise on earnings, economic reports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors regained their enthusiasm for stocks Tuesday, sending prices sharply higher after reports showed a slight improvement in the housin..
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Obama says recession recovery to take few years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SEATTLE (AP) — A campaigning President Barack Obama said Tuesday it will take a few years to dig the nation out of the recession, warning impatient voters th..
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Gov't starts talks about new mortgage system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk of shrinking the government's involvement in the mortgage market is growing. Just don't expect action any time soon. A ..
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Pincher's Crab Shack closed in North Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Pincher's Crab Shack shut down in North Fort Myers. This was the location on the right of the river.It closed morning Monday after a dispute over the rent. The r..
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Judge asks SEC, Citi for more information

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Monday she's not ready to approve the government's $75 million settlement with Citigroup Inc. of civil charges it misl..
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Controversy over cutting out prison work squads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A decision to eliminate 71 of the roughly 180 prison work squads around the state, is not sitting well with some taxpayers. "They did the crime, they are doing t..
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Grains futures fall on the CBOT; Beef, pork higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures fell Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery sank 38 cents to $6.9625 a bushel, while ..
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Nelson aims to boost commercial rocket industry

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants to create five business enterprise zones around the country that would give tax breaks to space-related businesses. The Florida Dem..
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Oil, price worries as La. shrimpers start season

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shrimpers returned to Louisiana waters Monday for the first commercial season since the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, uncertain what crude ..
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Shrimping season in La. reopens after spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — Fishermen who spent much of the summer mopping up oil from BP's disastrous spill got back to work as the fall shrimping season in Loui..
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Final kill of BP's well at least a week away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The final plug on BP's blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico won't be finished until officials are convinced it's safe to go ahead. ..
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FDA moves to withdraw unproven blood pressure drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are pushing to withdraw a blood pressure drug that has been on the market for 14 years in spite of the manufactur..
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New bank rules in effect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - New federal rules that went into effect Sunday ban banks from automatically enrolling customer in overdraft protection. So if you don't "opt-in" to the coverage,..
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Stock market apt to stay difficult for some time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Get used to a difficult stock market. It's nearly four months since stocks reached their 2010 highs and began falling on inves..
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Gulf driller to light up cigar after job is done

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man drilling the relief well meant to plug BP's broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico says the 41st project of his career is the bigge..
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Final plug on Gulf oil leak at least days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The government's point man on the Gulf spill wants additional testing before he orders BP to finish drilling a relief well that will allow..
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