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Marriage Equality Expected to Boost Florida Economy

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 1
Just six days into 2015, the year proved to be a landmark one for the LGBT community -- and good news for Florida's economy.

The Best Real Estate Markets in Florida

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Jan 24
Everyone agrees that this is the perfect time to buy a new home. Interest rates are low and the construction industry, which fizzled during the recession, is now stronger than ever in Florida. Here are ten Florida cities to look at.

The Battle of the Prides: Fort Lauderdale Vs. Key West

PRIDE | By John MacDonald | Jan 22
This isn't first time two popular gay events have collided in South Florida. Last November, Gays Days launched a new event in Fort Lauderdale on the same weekend as The White Party.

Miami Judge Approves Early Start to Florida's Gay Weddings

NATIONAL | By Curt Anderson | Jan 5
A judge ruled Monday that same-sex couples can immediately start getting marriage licenses in Miami-Dade County, getting a jump-start on Florida's entry as the 36th state where gay marriages are legal statewide.

Rich Fun on A Low Budget: South Beach Side Streets

By Jennifer Kay | Dec 20
New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks, along with other foods, on menus by next November.

Only in Florida: Thief Fakes Heart Attack at Wal-Mart So Friend Can Steal Toys

CRIME | Dec 20
Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys.

Humana Agrees to Serious Cuts in HIV Drug Costs for Florida

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 19
The AIDS Institute welcomes an agreement between Humana Medical Plan and the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation that significantly reduces patient cost-sharing for all HIV drugs on qualified health plans offered by Humana in the Florida marketplace.

Only in Florida: Middle Aged Twins Melee Over Massage Toy in Manatee

CRIME | By EDGE | Dec 14
It was a battle royale over a boyfriend and a sex toy between twin sisters in Florida that left one sibling bloodied and crying for help and the other in handcuffs and later, the hoosegow.

AHF's "Evening of Celebration" Benefits World AIDS Museum

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
On December 2 at 8 p.m. in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation presents "An Evening of Celebration," benefitting the World AIDS Museum and Education Center.

Only in Florida: Man Charged with Putting Beef Tongue in Pants at Wal-Mart

CRIME | Dec 2
Police in Florida say a Wal-Mart shopper denied slipping $35 worth of beef tongue into his pants, but the telltale tongue told a different story.

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