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Top Stories for Monday, March 25, 2013

Businesses barter for health care

Looking for ways to help employees cover health-care costs, more Central Florida businesses are turning to bartering and trading goods and services for medical care

Pay by phone technology raises privacy, security concerns

Your smart phone already serves as a portable office, media player, newspaper, GPS, camera and social network hub. Now it can replace your wallet, too.

Is there an economic case for ending all guest worker programs?

Amid calls for reforms to the temporary guest worker programs that allow seasonal farm workers and others to come work in the U.S, some observers are proposing a different economic argument: abolishing guest worker programs altogether.

Concerns over unintended consequences of Florida’s gaming crackdown

While the intention is to crack down on storefront gaming centers, there are some concerns that a proposed ban on Internet cafes could be casting a wider net than originally intended.

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• South Florida’s first gay retirement home paving the way
• Binge drinking and joblessness | • More news … 

Who said that?

You should have seen me running around here: ‘Clams! Clams! Clams!’

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