April 24, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

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› Gulfstream close, Calder opening could be for the last time
Gulfstream Park has what could be it final closing day Friday. Calder Race Course has what could be its final traditional opening day on Saturday. Such is the muddled state of thoroughbred racing in South Florida.

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› Miami company PE-Nexus acquired by IntraLinks Holdings
PE-Nexus, a Miami-based company that provides an online deal-sourcing platform for the mergers and acquisitions industry, has been at the center of a major deal of its own: The publicly traded IntraLinks Holdings has purchased PE-Nexus.

› Decision coming on Suncoast Grand Prix
Suncoast Foundation for Children officials will decide in about a week whether to pull the plug on the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix this summer. Charity officials say a lack of funding — $90,000 specifically — is threatening to cancel the race, which has brought high-speed boats and big crowds to Sarasota beaches for almost 30 years.

› New vision for Tampa International Airport cleared for takeoff
The future of Tampa International Airport is a go. The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority on Thursday morning voted to approve a new $2.5 billion master plan for the airport, charting a course for how TIA will expand and handle growth in the coming years and decades.

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