May 23, 2015

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/5/2013

› Cities look to annex businesses near Miami International Airport
Miami Springs, Medley and Virginia Gardens are moving fast to annex land. Back in 2010, the Miami Dade County Planning Advisory Board voted unanimously against annexation proposals from each city. The three cities have since regrouped and are ready to give it another shot.

› Army's top chaplain-school officer questions training simulations for chaplains
The chief of the U.S. Army's chaplain school has raised a caution flag about a new high-tech system under development in Orlando that uses computer-game simulations to train chaplains for ministering to soldiers on the battlefield.

› Women's Council honors Office Depot
Office Depot was named to the 14th annual list of top companies for women-owned businesses on Friday by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. Office Depot is one of 32 corporations that have developed best practices resulting in partnerships with women business owners.

› Huge, aggressive mosquito may be abundant in Florida this summer
If mosquitoes were motorcycles, the species known as Psorophora ciliata would be a Harley-Davidson — big, bold, American-made and likely to be abundant in Florida this summer.

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