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The Economy Project
2:18 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

Employ People with Disabilities, Says Elected Official Who Got His Chance

Tallahassee, Fl – The Florida Cabinet Tuesday passed a resolution naming October Disability Employment Awareness Month and heard from an elected official with cerebral palsy. Margie Menzel reports.

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The Economy Project
3:45 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

Florida Gets Reward for Record Number of Foster Care Adoptions

Tallahassee, Fl – Florida will get almost $10-million in bonus funds from the federal government because of its success in finding forever homes for kids in foster care. Gina Jordan spoke with a mom who adopted two teenage boys and has plans to adopt more.

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The Economy Project
1:31 pm
Tue September 8, 2009

Florida Courts Face "Perfect Storm" of Fiscal Woes

Tallahassee, FL – Florida's courts are at a crossroads. They've lost ten percent of their funding in the past two years - 280 jobs. Their dockets are overflowing with the foreclosures, money-related crimes and family violence driven by the economic downturn. Now court filing fees have gone up - and as Margie Menzel reports, the wheels of justice are grinding to a halt for many Floridians. This is the first of a five-part series.

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Business
12:38 am
Mon March 23, 2009

Business Ethics: Corporate Social Responsibility

Tallahassee, FL – Business ethics is one part of being a good corporate citizen and the current economic crisis has businesses being scrutinized for their ethical practices. In the third part of this three-part series on Corporate Social Responsibility, Stephanie Brehm takes a look at ethics in business.

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Business
12:37 am
Mon March 23, 2009

Sustainability: Corporate Social Responsibility

Tallahassee, FL – Sustainability is the latest trend for American companies. In the second part of this three-part series on Corporate Social Responsibility, Stephanie Brehm focuses on how Tallahassee companies are staying sustainable during these turbulent financial times.

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