September 18, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 6/25/2013

› Are banks' overdraft fees unfair?
Profits are growing at financial institutions in Florida and nationwide, but at least some of those earnings are coming at the expense of consumers. Bank customers paid $32 billion in overdraft fees in 2012, a level that has prompted a federal consumer watchdog group to investigate overdraft practices in the financial industry.

› Dolphins owner forms super PAC, attacks Miami lawmakers
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has begun exacting his political revenge against state lawmakers who stood in the way of his proposed renovation to Sun Life Stadium.

› Anna Maria chef wins national pie contest for third time
Andrea Spring has a recipe for how to become the three-time winner in the professional division of the American Pie Council/Crisco National Pie Championships.

› Holiday weekend improves May results for Orlando hotels
Orlando hotels logged a better May this year than they did a year ago, helped along by a stronger Memorial Day weekend. Hotels in the Orlando area filled 67.6 percent of their rooms during the month, compared with 65.6 percent during the same month in 2012.

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