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Hurricane Michael insured damage totals hit $4.3 billion

Hurricane Michael insured damage totals hit $4.3 billion

As of Dec. 7, about 131,500 claims were filed from the storm, according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Citizens Property Insurance weighs 8.2 percent rate hike

The insurer's board votes Wednesday on the hike, which it attributes to an increase in litigation from non-weather-related water claims in south Florida.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino tops out hotel tower as part of $700 million expansion

Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino tops out hotel tower as part of $700 million expansion

The Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is headed for a mid-2019 opening date on a major expansion of its hotel and other amenities.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Brands born on the internet embrace physical stores

Brands born on the internet embrace physical stores

A growing number of brands born on the internet are now opening brick-and-mortar stores and moving into the suburban malls once considered doomed as more Americans shopped online.
Published: 12/11/18
Pall Aeropower expands in Pasco County

Pall Aeropower expands in Pasco County

The company, which manufactures filtration equipment for military aircraft, will add 56 jobs.
Published: 12/11/18
Tampa ranked second-best large college city

Tampa ranked second-best large college city

We're number two!
Published: 12/11/18
Fewer underwater mortgages in Florida, but challenges remain
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Fewer underwater mortgages in Florida, but challenges remain

The state's housing market is digging out from the Great Recession thanks to rising home prices.
Published: 12/11/18
Reports: Catalina, one of Tampa Bay's largest private companies, is contemplating bankruptcy

Reports: Catalina, one of Tampa Bay's largest private companies, is contemplating bankruptcy

The St. Petersburg-based marketing firm is trying to get a handle on its debt, which totals more than $1 billion.
Published: 12/10/18
Updated: 12/11/18
ZooTampa report exonerates vet - but he's still not allowed to treat manatees

ZooTampa report exonerates vet - but he's still not allowed to treat manatees

The report was in response to a federal inquiry citing "credible reports" that zoo veterinarian Ray Ball had harmed manatees.
Published: 12/10/18
Happy holidays: Gas prices are probably staying this low

Happy holidays: Gas prices are probably staying this low

But then they will likely go up, courtesy of higher crude oil prices, AAA, the Auto Club Group, said.
Published: 12/10/18