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Coins in a change machine at Oasis Laundromat in Plant City. Some retailers say they're seeing a shortage.
Actually, it’s not so much of a shortage as a lack of coin circulation that’s leaving some businesses and consumers high and dry. That’s where you and your change jar come in.
You know those posters at work that inform employees about their rights? Don’t pay for them, because the government provides them for free.
Backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, port leaders from around the state called for companies to send their cargo ships to Florida.
As GameStop’s stock shot from $39 to $347 in just a week, some of the stock market’s plumbing began creaking

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  1. St. Petersburg's Raymond James Financial has announced plans to acquire Pennsylvania's TriState Capital Holdings in a deal worth $1.1 billion.
  2. Rescue workers work in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside in this June 25, file photo. A Hillsborough County commissioner asked for a local building recertification program in the aftermath of the collapse.
  3. The proposed development of SunWest Harbourtowne resort in northwest Pasco County, on what has been a working lime rock mine, could be advancing after owners reached a settlement agreement of their court fight over control of company that owns the land.  TIMES [2005]
  4. This May 12, 2021, file photo shows an advertisement for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin displayed on a tram in Hong Kong. Cryptocurrencies have surged to nearly $2.5 trillion in total value, rivaling the size of G7 economies like Canada’s and Italy’s, with more than 200 million users. At that size, it’s simply too large for the financial establishment to ignore. Firms that cater to the world’s wealthiest families are increasingly putting some of their fortunes into crypto. Hedge funds are trading Bitcoin, which has big-name banks starting to offer them services around it. And in the latest milestone for the industry, an easy-to-trade fund tied to Bitcoin began trading on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.
  5. Coins in a change machine at Oasis Laundromat in Plant City. Some retailers say they're seeing a shortage.
  6. Workplace posters like this one from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are free to businesses.
  7. In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, file photo, a GameStop sign is seen above a store, in Urbandale, Iowa. The U.S. stock market certainly shook when hundreds of thousands of regular people suddenly piled into GameStop earlier in 2021, driving its price to heights that shocked professional investors, but it didn't break.
  8. In recent years, Port Tampa Bay has expanded its cranes and other container services in attempts to boost its container business. With container ships backing up off major ports on both coasts, leading to a supply chain logjam, Port Tampa Bay and other Florida ports are making a pitch for companies to start sending more of their cargo business to Florida.
  9. Best Buy announced this week that its first holiday promotions will begin next week. The electronics retailer also said the traditional larger Black Friday sale will begin Nov. 19 instead of the day after Thanksgiving.
  10. Crews work around the clock at the new Amazon robotic fulfillment center currently under construction on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Temple Terrace.
  11. In this June 10, 2020 file photo, cattle occupy a feedlot in Columbus, Neb. Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse decades of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses. The plants will be smaller than those owned by the four beef company giants that now slaughter over 80 percent of the nation's cattle. That has led to some skepticism about whether the new plants will succeed.
  12. The partially collapsed Champlain Towers South condo in Surfside on June 24. Champlain Towers was 40 years old and in need of major repairs when it collapsed. It’s led to officials looking at the need to ensure other aging structures are safe.
  13. In this Oct. 12 photo, David and Wendy Mills, parents of Kailee Mills who was killed four years ago in an automobile accident when riding in the back seat without a seat belt, with a photo of their daughter at their home in Spring, Texas.
  14. Workers load and unload containers Oct. 13 at the Evergreen terminal in the Port of Los Angeles.
  15. Tim Wronka (right) and Matt Infante (left), from Spectrum Bay News 9, shoot footage of Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas at Port Tampa Bay Saturday, October 16, 2021. Port Tampa Bay and Royal Caribbean International celebrated the first cruise vessel departure from Tampa Bay since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a no-sail order about 18 months ago.
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  18. A Southwest Airlines passenger lands at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Tampa.
  19. From left, Jack Norris, 7, his sisters Avery, 2, and Harper, 9, along with their father Lance, visit Kip's Toyland, located inside the Old Farmer's Market, on Sept. 22, 2021 in Los Angeles.
  20. Cruising returns to Port Tampa Bay this weekend after more than a year due to pandemic constraints. But just how safe is cruising during COVID-19?
  21. St. Petersburg hopes to attract another Fortune 500 company with incentives that might include property tax exemptions.
  22. Guests line up to board the Cross Bay Ferry docked at the Tampa Convention Center on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 in Tampa. The season service returns Oct. 21, 2021.
  23. Teresa Walls, who oversees daily operations for the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Clean Team, removes graffiti from an electrical box using a potent solvent called Goof Off.
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