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New buses start service in Tampa

TAMPA — New buses fueled with compressed natural gas began service today, replacing 22 aging diesel buses in the county transit fleet.
Published: 03/30/15

JP Morgan to cut 65 jobs in Tampa

TAMPA — JP Morgan Chase & Co. will cut 65 jobs from its Tampa ranks, according to state records.
Published: 03/30/15

Commerce Secretary: Florida must expand number of export businesses

TAMPA — Florida has 61,000 businesses that export products or services to other nations, but more are needed to keep the economy growing, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said Monday, during a visit to Tampa....
Published: 03/30/15
Tampa could prosper from restoring cattle trade with Cuba

Tampa could prosper from restoring cattle trade with Cuba

TAMPA — Before Tampa became “Cigar City,” it was a cattle city, sustained by the profits local businessmen earned selling to Cuba when the island nation’s herds fell into decline.
Published: 03/29/15
Updated: 03/30/15
Is the new Apple Watch a must-have?

Is the new Apple Watch a must-have?

The yet-to-be-released Apple Watch appeals to me at a nearly primal level that’s thoroughly unreasonable in its white-hot intensity. I want one, bad. I’ve even picked out the model, color, size and special place on my dresser where I wo...
Published: 03/29/15
Achievers

Achievers

Two companies announce affiliation
Published: 03/29/15
‘Look Book’ previews Target’s Lilly Pulitzer line

‘Look Book’ previews Target’s Lilly Pulitzer line

TAMPA—Target Corp. thrilled legions of floral-print-loving women across the Internet Friday by releasing a “Look Book” preview of dresses and home goods designed by the popular designer Lilly Pulitzer. ...
Published: 03/27/15

Lindell reappointed to Tampa Port Authority Board

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, today, announced the reappointment of Tampa businessman Carl Lindell to the Tampa Port Authority Board.
Published: 03/27/15
Podcast: Self-order McDonald’s burgers and Apple watches – coming your way

Podcast: Self-order McDonald’s burgers and Apple watches – coming your way

Published: 03/27/15
Roadway construction slows traffic at busy SR 60 intersection

Roadway construction slows traffic at busy SR 60 intersection

TAMPA — It’s not exactly a raceway at the intersection of State Road 60 and 50th Street with so much truck traffic running back and forth from Port Tampa Bay and the industrial areas. But with construction under way to rebuild the inter...
Published: 03/27/15