The City of Lake Worth is one of the latest municipalities in Palm Beach County to implement a license plate reader program that will scan vehicle tags for suspicious activity. We get an inside look at how the city will use this new technology – and hear from some residents that fear their privacy could be at risk.
The safety of students and teachers in schools across the state remains top priority for law enforcement and school officials. Now a new law is aimed at deterring anyone from making a threat – real or fake on social media – by making this crime a felony. We’re in Indian River County to hear how this new legislation is already helping law enforcement crack down on these threats.
A new report shows African American ownership of small businesses is on a dramatic rise in the U.S., and Florida is one of the top states for this growth. But black businesses still face some unique challenges. We look at why and how a new Black Chamber of Commerce is working to help these businesses thrive.
Shaheewa Jarrett, Founder, Broward County Black Chamber of Commerce
Dwight Stephenson, Owner, D. Stephenson Construction
Is it time to buy or sell a home? And if so where are the hottest places to invest? Those were just some of the questions asked in the annual Miami-Dade County real estate report. A partnership between The Miami Herald and the research/polling firm Bendixen & Amandi International, the report surveys 100 of the county’s top real estate experts and insiders. We look at the latest trends and how traffic, climate change and tax reform play a role.
Jane Wooldridge, Miami Herald Business Editor
Anthony Williams, Project Coordinator, Bendixen & Amandi International