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With bus drivers in short supply, one local transit authority seeks a hiring solution

Oct 13, 2022
Miami-Dade County is trying to lure and train new bus operators using bonuses.
Jaime Sanchez has been a bus operator with Miami-Dade County for about 20 years. Miami-Dade County has a critical need to hire new bus operators to launch an improved system.
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Nonprofit hospitals weigh risks of accepting donations in cryptocurrency

Dec 14, 2021
Charities may face questions about taking bitcoin gifts that they wouldn't face with donations in other forms, like cash or stock.
Many nonprofit organizations are considering the benefits and risks associated with taking donations in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
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Contact-tracing program aims to spread safety at Miami Beach businesses

Feb 10, 2021
The area's hospitality industry has suffered economically during the pandemic.
The North Beach Bandshell is an outdoor performance venue in Florida’s Miami Beach that’s part of a contact tracing program called Race to Trace.
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Florida's citrus industry has seen a sales boost during pandemic

Jul 1, 2020
Since January, the state has been promoting orange juice, using digital ads.
An orange grove in Fort Pierce, Florida, late last year.
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With COVID-19, some states reopen the ACA marketplace for uninsured

May 5, 2020
The health plans, available to gig workers and the self-employed, are seeing an "influx of enrollment," one expert says.
About a dozen states and Washington, D.C., opened special enrollment periods for people to sign up for Obamacare.
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Iguana control businesses in Florida kept busy

Jul 25, 2019
Growing numbers of green iguanas, an invasive species in Florida, mean the business of iguana control is booming.
Perry Colato, co-owner of Redline Iguana Removal, holds a green iguana he caught using a cage trap in South Florida. His business is about a year old.
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