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Online spending to surpass in-store for the first time this holiday

There may be a new victor in the years-old battle for holiday bucks between online and brick-and-mortar stores. Shoppers plan to spend 51 percent of their holiday budgets online compared to …

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What could Jeff Bezos do with his $7 billion, overnight windfall?

Jeff Bezos is once more the richest man in the world, adding some $7 billion to his net wealth overnight thanks to a surge in Amazon stock. Amazon posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday …

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  1. Obamacare enrollment ends today, but some can get an extension

    Health

    Today is the day that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act will close for most people. But those affected by the slew of hurricanes that pummelled Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and other states earlier this year can take advantage of a two-week extension.

  2. St. Petersburg4s Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement set to be complete in 2019

    Business

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, under construction since 2015, is scheduled to be complete by the summer of 2019.

  3. Bella Patel steps up for Wimauma's Enterprising Latinas organization

    Human Interest

    WIMAUMA — Christmas came a little early this year for Liz Gutierrez, founder and CEO of Enterprising Latinas, Inc.

  4. Jabil's fiscal results top Wall Street expectations

    Business

    ST. PETERSBURG — Jabil Circuit Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for both profits and revenue Thursday.

  5. Local widowers say baby powder caused their wives' cancer

    Civil

    Two Tampa area widowers whose wives died of ovarian cancer are suing Johnson & Johnson, joining nearly 5,000 other plaintiffs across the country who blame their illness on the daily use of the pharmaceutical company's talcum powder.

  6. Tampa chamber names first companies for minority business accelerator

    Economic Development

    TAMPA — Four firms in marketing, construction and secure cash logistics will be the first to go to through a new Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce program designed to help black- and Hispanic-owned companies grow their businesses through two years of guidance.