January 30, 2021
Florida Business News

In Florida, a drop in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations

For the first time since early October, Florida has shown meaningful improvement in the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic. The trend, a real sign of hope, mirrors what has happened in most of the United States.

DeSantis calls for $1 billion to brace for climate change

If the Legislature approves the new program, “Resilient Florida” will use revenues from the state documentary stamp tax to pay for the debt service on $1 billion in bonds for projects that address the impacts of climate change.

Guess what’s new in downtown Miami? A full-fledged drive-in movie theater

The Nite Owl Drive-In Theater has been operating for nearly a month during a soft 60-day opening. City of Miami commissioners will meet on March 11 to give the theater final approval.

Winn-Dixie parent Southeastern Grocers pulls IPO

Southeastern Grocers Inc. announced it is postponing its planned initial public offering a day before the deal was expected to be priced.

Darden donation to help bring mobile food pantries to places hardest hit by pandemic

Darden Restaurants’ charitable foundation is donating $500,000 to create mobile pantries for food banks in five states, including Second Harvest in Central Florida.

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Miami Heat use COVID-19 sniffing dogs to screen fans at games
Miami Heat use COVID-19 sniffing dogs to screen fans at games

The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games.

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