April 20, 2015

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

Will Short Gorham | 9/19/2012

› COLUMN: Want to read county emails? Pay up
When it comes to their emails, the Sarasota County commissioners have adopted an approach familiar to cable television subscribers: It’s called pay-per-view.

› South Floridians Jorge Perez, Peter Lewis pledge half their wealth to charity
More Floridians have joined the Giving Pledge founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.

› Bright outlook for solar array atop The Continuum garage
After getting a second chance to get into Gainesville's solar feed-in tariff program, a solar array is producing enough power for about 30 homes and providing shade for cars on the top deck of the parking garage for The Continuum graduate student apartments.

› Tech firm XOS is downtown Orlando's next big tenant
A sports-technology company will relocate from Lake Mary to the edge of downtown Orlando, becoming one of the largest new tenants the downtown area has seen in years.

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