Where have all the exporters gone? (Miami Herald) When Al Merritt arrived in South Florida in the late 1980s to launch his medical equipment exporting company he flipped through the Miami telephone book to gauge his competition. He found hundreds of exporters in the same line of business.
Crotty: I won't vote on projects (Orlando Sentinel) He says he will not consider matters involving a past business partner. Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty said Friday that he would never again vote on a project involving a major local real-estate broker who was his partner in a South Florida land venture several years ago.