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› Harris wins $42 million international contract
With the U.S. military market expected to shrink because of budgetary issues , Harris Corp. has won a $42 million international order for a radio and data system.

› Coral Gables culinary students learn the art of sushi making
The Education Fund’s Teach-a-Thon program delivers master chefs from Sushi Maki to teach Coral Gables High culinary students.

› Red Lobster launches Spanish ad campaign
Red Lobster, owned by Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has launched its first Spanish-language advertising campaign. The first ad was created based on Hispanic cultural insights and features the tag "Disfruta un Mar de Sabores" ("Enjoy a Sea of Flavors"). It features Ariana Paz, a server at Red Lobster in Gainesville.

› City of Naples considers height limits, hotel density rules
Removing the city's limits on building height and hotel densities could change the character of Naples, residents and council members said at a Monday workshop. But those changes could also spur downtown development, Mayor John Sorey said.

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