April 18, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/11/2013

› TIA loses two of its five weekly flights to Cuba
Xael Charters told the airport it will cease flights out of Tampa on Feb. 14 so that it can relocate to Fort Lauderdale. There, company officials told the airport, they'll have less competition and grab a bigger market share of the Cuba flights.

› SunTrust names new head of South Florida
SunTrust said Thursday that Margaret Callihan has been named president and chief executive of SunTrust Bank, South Florida. She succeeds James W. Rasmussen, who plans to retire on March 31, after a 36-year career with the company.

› Fast growing supplement company buys new headquarters in Manatee
One of Southwest Florida's fastest-growing companies has bought a new headquarters overlooking the Manatee River, which will likely allow it to better handle its rapid expansion.

› Move over Florida, it’s the law
During the month of January, Florida Highway Patrol troopers will pay special attention to drivers violating the state’s Move Over law, which protects law enforcement officers, emergency workers and tow truck drivers who are stopped along Florida roadways doing their jobs.

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