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Report: Port Tampa Bay lagging behind other Florida ports

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Port Tampa Bay is lagging behind other Florida seaports when it comes to the throughput of shipping containers, reports WFTS Tampa Bay. Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson exuded plenty of positivity during his 2017 State of the Port address, bragging about “over 37 million tons” of containers coming in, and calling the port “the number one port in the state of Florida.” While it is the largest port in the state, land-wise, WFTS reporter Jarrod Holbrook says Port Tampa Bay is…

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Officials seize about 300 counterfeit hoverboards in Miami

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Federal officials say hundreds of counterfeit hoverboards have been seized in Miami. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection says about 300 boards were seized Thursday at the Port of Miami. Officials say the total estimated retail price of the counterfeit self-balancing boards is $94,000. Officials say they arrived from China and contained batteries with a fake LG trademark logo. Customs and Border Protection Port Director Dylan DeFrancisci says the seizure of the fake two-wheeled motorized…

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