September 20, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/28/2013

› Keeping rising sea levels at bay
Picture Longboat, Siesta and Manasota keys with beaches five times as wide as they are now. Or with human-engineered barrier islands rising between the keys and the Gulf of Mexico. Or with ranks of invisible walls that flip up from underwater whenever a storm surge is on its way.

› Peanut Island museum, neighbors at odds again
Come summertime, Anthony Miller says he will host educational sleepovers at the Peanut Island museum he runs off the coast of Riviera Beach, in an old Coast Guard station. He does not believe this is controversial. His neighbors beg to differ.

› Adult arcade owners, patrons unhappy over gaming legislation
Adult arcade owners are angry about proposed state legislation that would shut them down. They say they're being lumped in with Internet cafes and are unfairly targeted by lawmakers.

› Universal Health Care's liquidation hits some members with surprise out-of-pocket expenses
The fast-track liquidation of Universal Health Care is leading to unexpected out-of-pocket expenses for thousands of Medicare enrollees. Instead of placing members of the insolvent St. Petersburg-based insurer with another Medicare Advantage Plan run by a private company, enrollees are being shifted by default into original, government-run Medicare.

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