April 24, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 4/25/2013

› Small changes can make a difference in work/life balance
At big milestones in life, we wonder how change will affect our work life balance and as parents, we hope that we’ve spent enough time with our kids to mold them into independent adults. Yet, I’ve noticed at every turn of our journey, from having kids to handling health issues to caring for parents to sending kids off to college, there are people for whom navigating life changes seems effortless.

› Farmers market vendors report solid business as season ends
Vendors packed up for the last time today April 24 at the Marco Island Farmers Market after what most described as an extremely successful season. It had been extended by two extra weeks to run through the end of April.

› Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll gets new job
Former Florida lieutenant governor Jennifer Carroll is getting a new job. Global Digital Solutions announced it was hiring Carroll as a senior advisor. A spokesman for Carroll confirmed Wednesday that she accepted the job.

› Pinellas officials concerned about St. Petersburg's spending on new pier
Pinellas County commissioners are being drawn into the political and legal entanglements of St. Petersburg's plans for its controversial $50 million Pier.

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