November 1, 2014

Monday's Daily Pulse

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| 5/6/2013

› Doctors turn to nurses for help
Local health care providers are preparing for the crush of new patients by turning to nurse practitioners, a sort of advanced registered nurse with training allowing them to do some of the work of a primary care doctor. They’ve become more prevalent over the last decade, helping physicians keep pace with growing rosters of patients.

› Exotic Maserati car line off to small but significant start in Jacksonville
Robert Dunn, Maserati of Jacksonville’s general manager, has sold Maseratis and other high-end exotics elsewhere in his career. He says public response has shown having the exotic marque in Jacksonville “makes more than perfect sense.”

› Opinion: New growth is coming, but is Florida ready?
Citing a 2013 Moody’s report, House Speaker Will Weatherford recently noted that Florida is poised to once again grow at the rate of 1,000 new residents each day. Given the history of growth and development issues in our state, that is either good or bad news, depending on your perspective.

› Southwest Florida feels sting of sequester cutbacks
The FAA's furloughs of air traffic controllers have been the most visible sign of Congressional budget cuts that began in March. But as the $85 billion in so-called sequester cuts take hold, a quieter but no less poignant struggle is emerging for groups and educators who feed seniors, help single mothers pay rent, aid parents with preschool costs and provide meals to children — and for the individuals who receive the services.

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