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State's robust recovery outpaces nation, aids workers

By By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun Sentinel Florida’s economy in 2014 is now leading the nation in job growth and overall recovery despite once being a straggler behind other states, a prominent University of Central Florida economist said in his first quarter economic forecast released Tuesday. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Playwright Juan C. Sanchez’s ‘Paradise Motel’ premieres Friday at Miami Theater Center

Since leaving Cuba at age 6, Miami playwright Juan C. Sanchez has lived almost his entire life in Little Havana. It’s what he knows and, naturally, his newest work is set on Southwest Eighth Street. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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Publix bomb suspect threatened to poison Johnson & Johnson products, feds say

By By Paula McMahon , Sun Sentinel The South Florida man accused of planting two pipe bombs in a failed attempt to extort money from Publix also tried to shake down Johnson & Johnson by threatening to poison the company’s products and put them on store shelves, authorities revealed in court Tuesday. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Ex-girlfriend testifies in case of bride murdered in Miami in scheme to collect $1 million in insurance

Yolanda Cerrillo, granted immunity by prosecutors, tearfully told jurors that she helped Michel Escoto in scheme to get $1 million in life insurance. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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