April 20, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

Will Short Gorham | 9/21/2012

› Ringling Museum criticized for hosting Mitt Romney rally
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has been accused of violating its rental policy by allowing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to hold a campaign rally on the museum’s grounds.

› Rick Scott remains unpopular, trails potential 2014 opponents
Gov. Rick Scott's low standing with voters persists in a new Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald/Bay News 9 poll, and he should be more concerned about a possible 2014 rematch against Democrat Alex Sink than a challenge from a remade Charlie Crist.

› Walmart submits permit application for Midtown Miami store
Walmart submitted its permit application Thursday for a new supercenter that would have a design never seen before in South Florida.

› Lockheed to cut jobs in missiles, training, through voluntary layoff offers
Lockheed Martin Corp. said Thursday it plans to cut hundreds of jobs through a voluntary layoff initiative involving its missiles and military training/logistics operations – a move that would affect an undetermined number of workers in Orlando.

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