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Florida has distributed only 2% of funds to help renters

The state of Florida has distributed only 2% of the $870 million in federal funds it has received so far to keep renters in...
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Southwest Florida renters prepare for end of eviction moratorium

With the federal eviction moratorium set to expire Saturday, there are deep concerns that the homeless population will grow. In Lee County alone, there...
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Sales tax holiday for school supplies begins Saturday

As kids gear up to go back to school, Saturday is a good day to get some shopping in, as that's when the back-to-school...
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Where are the most affordable school supplies?

The first day of school is right around the corner and that means it's almost time for back-to-school shopping. Going shopping can be exciting but...

States that cut off jobless aid aren’t seeing a hiring boom

In May, Missouri Governor Michael Parson explained he was directing the state to cut off $300 in weekly jobless payments about three months before...

US jobless claims down 24,000 to 400,000 as economy recovers

The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits slid last week, another sign that the job market continues to recover rapidly from the coronavirus recession. Jobless...

With evictions set to restart, housing advocates fear another coronavirus wave

When the Centers for Disease Control extended eviction protections for renters one more time last month, to July 31, it said in no uncertain...

‘Reverse job fair’ in Port Charlotte on Thursday hosted by building industry

You can interview your potential employer before applying for a high-paying job while getting tips and tricks on how to land and keep it...

Food distributions in SWFL, week of July 26

The Harry Chapin Food Bank will be providing free food at these locations from July 26 through July 31. Monday, July 26 10 a.m. – Noon Bonita...
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JobLink searching for workers at Fort Myers job fair

Businesses desperate to find workers hope Thursday is the day they will find help at a job fair Florida JobLink is hosting from 10...

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