January 30, 2015

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 11/13/2012

› UCF graduate says video-game production is tough, rewarding
Corey Teblum is an alumnus of Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, the University of Central Florida's graduate video game development school. Teblum, 29, works as a producer for Neversoft Entertainment, the California video game developer behind hit franchises such as "Guitar Hero" and "Call of Duty."

› Gas prices continue to drop
A gallon of regular in the region was selling for an average of $3.36 per gallon on Monday. That was down about 6 cents from a week ago and about 4 cents below the $3.41 price on the same date a year ago, according to AAA data.

› Jacksonville port CEO selected top candidate to lead Tampa Port Authority
Jacksonville CEO A. Paul Anderson was named the top choice of the Port of Tampa's executive search committee on Monday morning to become the Tampa Port Authority's next executive director and CEO.

› Florida Classic brings time of reflection, not celebration
There is a gray cloud hanging over the usually jubilant week heading into the Florida Classic between Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman. FAMU's nationally acclaimed Marching 100 band has been silenced for the hazing death of 26-year-old drum major Robert Champion almost one year ago in Orlando.

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