August 22, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/23/2013

› NFL may help Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium
As the Miami Dolphins pursue almost $200 million in public funds for an improved stadium, the team also may get some money from the NFL itself.

› Senate fast-tracks sweeping ethics reform of state and local politicians
Trying to clamp down on rampant perceived excesses of power, a Florida Senate committee on Tuesday began fast-tracking the most sweeping ethics reform proposal the state has witnessed in decades.

› It's no easy task for charities to get picked for beer sales at Gasparilla
Here's one reason to feel good about having a few drinks at the Gasparilla Pirate Fest: Every dollar you spend on beer or wine at a tent along the parade route goes to charity.

› Efforts to redevelop Miami’s Coconut Grove waterfront face scrutiny
For a second time, Miami’s efforts to find an operator for a restaurant and marina on the Scotty’s Landing site are drawing controversy.

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