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Tampa snags Johnson & Johnson corporate services headquarters with 500 jobs

TAMPA — Johnson & Johnson, the giant pharmaceutical company best known for its Tylenol and Band-Aid brands, on Thursday said it has picked Tampa as its headquarters to house key corporate se …

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PSC rejects call to focus on utilities' hedging losses

Florida's investor-owned electric utilities have lost $6.1 billion in bad bets on the cost of fuel since 2002, a river of cash deep enough to build at least three natural gas power plants from scr …

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Governor's Conference on Tourism comes to Tampa for the first time

TAMPA — Tourism boosters from Key West to Pensacola will head to Tampa next week to talk about the future of the state's biggest economic driver — its visitors. Representatives f …

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  1. U.S. stocks end sharply higher after Chinese market surges

    Markets

    Investors were in a buying mood again Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second straight day as they took advantage of this month's heavy selloff.

    A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average Thursday. U.S. stocks closed sharply higher after China’s main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. [Associated Press]
  2. Tampa snags Johnson & Johnson corporate services headquarters with 500 jobs

    Business

    TAMPA — Johnson & Johnson, the giant pharmaceutical company best known for its Tylenol and Band-Aid brands, on Thursday said it has picked Tampa as its headquarters to house key corporate services including finance, human resources and information technology.

  3. Tampa Premium Outlets job fair draws a crowd of 1,000 people

    Retail

    TAMPA — Just finding a place to park at the Tampa Premium Outlets job fair was itself a job worthy of a paycheck.

    People peruse business stations for applications Thursday at the Tampa Premium Outlets job fair hosted by the Embassy Suites in Tampa. CareerSource Pasco Hernando is partnering with the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce to fill more than 800 jobs at the Tampa Premium Outlets in Lutz, which will have a grand opening in late October. [SCOTTY SCHENCK | Times]
  4. New chef at Tampa's Roux makes things more Cajun, less Creole

    Food & Dining

    TAMPA — She won them over from the stomach up.

    Bonnie Breaux says she got her “culinary training at the institute of life.”
  5. By popular demand, Fudge Factory USA relocates to Spring Hill

    Business

    SPRING HILL — Whatever your hankering for sweets, Fudge Factory USA probably offers the indulgence to fulfill it. And, if you'd rather stir up your own, the shop has the goods to do that, too.

    Connie Madden, co-owner of Fudge Factory USA, wraps up selections of homemade and hand-dipped chocolates in the kitchen at the shop’s new 2,800-square-feet location in Spring Hill.