October 2, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

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| 5/8/2013

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Viva Florida 500 Travel Guide

There's much to see and do as Florida commemorates the 500-year anniversary of Ponce de León arriving on its eastern shore.

The statewide festivities planned to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida — Viva Florida 500 — invite residents and visitors alike to launch their own explorations.

Viva Florida 500

Map out a Florida adventure - start here!

› Did Dolphins owner Steve Ross get what he paid for?
Back in 2008, Dolphins owner Steve Ross paid $1.1 billion to join an elite clubhouse of rich folks, also known as professional sports team owners. While there are hundreds of billionaires in the world, only a select few can call themselves owners of a pro franchise.

› Citizens reform to have big impact on coastal homes
Real estate and insurance experts say the state’s reforms to Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will have a big impact on coastal real estate in South Florida.

› Medical device recycling firm builds Boynton Beach business
Most of the office furniture and artwork at EPrewards in Boynton Beach was found at garage sales. Company founder Steve Miller points proudly to a granite conference table snagged when a former office tenant couldn't move it. He says the use of existing objects is in keeping with the company's mission: to recycle medical devices and save money for hospitals.

› Neal has 800 more acres in Parrish
Neal Communities affiliates have bought more than 800 acres of land in Parrish, where -- in a rare move -- the developer plans to roll out a massive community with a national builder as a partner.

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