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Florida’s metro areas registered strong economic growth in 2015

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Florida’s cities mostly exceeded the national trend last year regarding economic growth, state officials announced Thursday. In fact, the economies in 15 of Florida’s 22 metropolitan statistical areas grew faster than the national average. Overall, the state’s real gross domestic product was $789.8 billion, up by 3.1 percent from the year before. The national economy grew at a rate of 2.4 percent. “Florida’s economy is one of the strongest in the nation, illustrated by our consistent job creation, low unemployment…

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