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    Here?s why the Supreme Court might uncork wine sales in Florida
    If you enjoy exploring the many vintages and nuances of wine, pay attention: The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case that could bring the multibillion-dollar wine industry closer to your doorstep. This week's arguments stem from a Tennessee dispute, Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair, over wine sales across state borders and the labyrinth of post-Prohibition laws limiting how alcohol-based beverages can be sold to consumers. Wednesday's session will see the?

    These are Florida's top economic development priorities
    The struggle to find qualified workers will also be a major factor during the new year.

    Report: Universal Orlando paves way for new Jurassic Park ride
    It appears that Universal Orlando may be working on adding more dinosaurs to its theme parks. A WFTV report stated the Philadelphia-based Comcast Corp.-owned (Nasdaq: CMCSA) company is working on a new Jurassic Park-themed coaster for its Islands of Adventure theme park in Orlando, but details were limited. The theme park has been working on a new project, dubbed "P791," and many followers believe it's the latest addition to the Jurassic Park area. "Earlier this week, carnival games and vendor?

    Check out Legoland Florida's theme for its new hotel
    The project is slated for completion by next year.

    Here's when Lucky's Market will open these 2 Orlando-area stores
    Lucky's Market will open up a pair of stores in the Orlando area within the next few weeks. Niwot, Colo.-based Lucky's Market LLC will hold a Feb. 6 grand opening at 12005 Regency Village Drive in the $130 million, 400,000-square-foot Vineland Pointe shopping center and at 3171 South Orange Ave. in the South Downtown district. The stores will be the sixth and seventh Central Florida locations for the grocer, which opened its first location here in June 2016. The SoDo store will open at 8:30 a.m.?

    Sunny days: See inside SeaWorld's Sesame Street land now under construction
    The new area, slated to recreate the iconic street, will debut this spring with six rides.

    Biz strategies: These franchise opportunities are best for 2019
    Orlando currently has an environment with good growth potential for franchises.

    Of nation's largest cities, here's where Orlando ranks for worst poverty rate for children
    Nearly a third of Orlando's children live in poverty, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The resulting youth poverty rate of 28 percent means Orlando has the 46th worst rate of the nation's largest cities. Miami has 17th worst youth poverty rate in the United States, and the worst in Florida. Detroit, Rochester and Cleveland had the worse poverty rates for children ? all three cities were above the 50 percent mark, U.S. Census data shows. Click the View Slideshow button?

    Unicorp's Chuck Whittall to build $40M office tower that's a 'piece of art'
    This developer revealed more details on his office project that's part of Unicorp's $1 billion O-Town West near Disney.

    The CEO Corner: 3 ways to build your business during rapid change
    Change affects every business, whether it is the economy, marketplace evolving, technology, customers adopting different habits, new competition, etc. 3 basic ways to continue to grow your business during rapid change include: Adopt an "idea" program with your employees where they can submit ideas for new innovations within your company and get a bonus if their idea is used. This allows you to consistently encourage new ways of thinking from the people in your business at every level, including?