How do casinos decide where to put slot machines?

Sep 8, 2015
They use the urinal theory, among other secrets.
Posted In: casinos, slot machines, Florida

Price of orange juice squeezes consumers

Jul 27, 2015
At $6 a gallon, it's the most expensive ever.
Posted In: orange juice, Florida, oranges
A female mosquito in Florida's Everglades National Park.


Jul 10, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at how genetically modified mosquitoes could be the key to preventing a disease outbreak in Florida.
Posted In: Key West, Florida, mosquito

Florida takes steps to limit standardized testing

Apr 10, 2015
A new bill would cap the hours students spend taking state and district exams.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, Florida, testing, education law
Flooding in the low-lying Miami area, like that shown here from 2007, will get worse as sea-levels rise, putting much of the areas property values at risk.

The market doesn't charge for Florida's climate risk

Feb 13, 2015
Not yet, anyway. It's not built to recognize risks more than a few years away.
Posted In: Miami, Florida, water, climate change, rising seas, property values, bond market

Citrus greening is hurting orange growers in Florida

Oct 17, 2014
The disease has no cure, and production is down in some Florida groves.
Posted In: citrus, crop, farming, Florida

Orange is the new caviar?

Dec 12, 2013
A disease called greening is pushing OJ prices up and could keep pushing them up
Posted In: oranges, orange juice, Florida

How a little Asian bug is crushing the U.S. OJ business

Dec 4, 2013
Citrus greening is putting the squeeze on orange juice farmers, producers and futures traders. It's driving up OJ prices and making big changes to the business.
Posted In: Agriculture, Florida, citrus, oranges, crops

Miami's flooded future

Oct 18, 2013
Miami is one of the cities most threatened by climate change. Will it be able to adapt in time?
Posted In: climate change, Florida, flooding, king tides

More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Posted In: flood insurance, home insurance, Florida, climate change