Now that we’re done with shipping, it’s time to pay attention to the return deadlines for retailers. And if you think you’re going to beat long lines by heading out the day after Christmas think again. That’s one of the busiest days for returns.
With the new year comes an increase in Florida’s minimum wage, On January 1st it will go up by 221 cents at hour, rising from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour. Those numbers come from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Despite the red tide and boating accidents the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has good news regarding our manatee population. The estimated some 7,500 to 10,300 manatees our in our state waters. That’s a nice increase increase from previous estimates of roughly 6,000.