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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Business

Workers’ comp case goes to state Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE — Nearly 13 years after lawmakers overhauled the Florida workers’ compensation insurance system, the state Supreme Court is poised to hear a legal challenge that could have major implications for businesses, insurers and inj...
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Scott continues to spotlight business tax cuts

TAMPA — A local manufacturer of granite and marble slab is the latest company to earn a visit from Gov. Rick Scott, who touted Florida’s business-friendly tax structure Monday and celebrated the success of Granex Inc.
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Red Robin bringing ramen burgers to Suncoast, nation

Red Robin bringing ramen burgers to Suncoast, nation

Ramen burgers, those coveted beef patties sandwiched between buns made of pressed ramen noodles, have long been a rarity outside of New York and Los Angeles. In Tampa, we pretty much had to wait for the Florida State Fair to come around to snag one l...
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Female lawyers face bias, Florida Bar survey shows

One female lawyer reported that a colleague was told by a supervisor she was acting as if her child was more important than her job.
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Shops at Wiregrass adding stores

Shops at Wiregrass adding stores

WESLEY CHAPEL — Fear that the Tampa Premium Outlets mall, which opened in late October, might negatively affect the nearby Shops at Wiregrass can be put to rest, said Greg Lenners, general manager of the Shops at Wiregrass....
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TIA unveils train redesigns, people mover name contest

TIA unveils train redesigns, people mover name contest

TAMPA — By late next year, Tampa International Airport visitors will soar to and from the main terminal and their airside gates on roseate spoonbills and bald eagles.
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Frontier takes over Verizon services on Suncoast April 1

Frontier takes over Verizon services on Suncoast April 1

TAMPA — When the Tampa Bay area’s Verizon customers wake up a week from Friday, their landlines, cable and broadband connections will be provided by Frontier Communications.
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Bob Seymour, WUSF radio’s jazz frontman, to retire Saturday

Bob Seymour, WUSF radio’s jazz frontman, to retire Saturday

TAMPA – All this week Bob Seymour has been pondering what selections he will play on his last night as host of “Saturday Night Jazz” on WUSF radio.
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‘Daredevil’ star to appear at Tampa Bay Comic Con

‘Daredevil’ star to appear at Tampa Bay Comic Con

Charlie Cox, best known for playing the blind Marvel superhero Daredevil and his alter ego, lawyer Matt Murdock, in the Netflix original series “Daredevil,” will be a guest at Tampa Bay Comic Con on Aug. 6 and 7.
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TIA plans job fair to fill 200 concessionaire positions

A job fair is scheduled for Monday at Tampa International Airport, where concessionaires are looking to fill 200 positions at shops and restaurants slated to open this spring.
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