October 31, 2014

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| 4/11/2013

› Senate adopts key changes to high-school-graduation rules
Florida's high-school-graduation requirements would be altered considerably to make a diploma easier for some students to earn and to encourage more teenagers to gain job skills while in school under a bill the Florida Senate passed Wednesday.

› Boynton Beach office-residential-retail complex gets initial approval
A massive office-residential-retail complex would rise at the empty southeast corner of Boynton Beach Boulevard and Federal Highway, according to a proposal that got a conditional green light from city officials.

› Global outposts funnel visitors to Miami
The addition of Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau global marketing representatives over the past couple of years has contributed to record-breaking numbers of Miami-Dade visitors.

› Naples-based company becoming nationally known for coatings products
After years in the decorative coating industry, David Rairick shifted his color scheme to a new palette. Rairick, CEO of Naples-based 360 Coatings, and his six business partners changed from the decorative industry to innovative coatings for commercial, industrial and residential applications.

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