April 16, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 7/18/2013

› Versace manse set for bankruptcy auction
The former Versace mansion is set for sale in a bankruptcy auction later this summer as one-time owner Peter Loftin prepares to end his stormy tenure at the famed Ocean Drive property that got caught up in the Scott Rothstein scandal.

› Port Canaveral officials eye location for new cruise terminal
Port officials have zeroed in on a site within the Cove entertainment district to build a new cruise terminal that could handle the largest cruise ships. The proposed $75 million cruise terminal and parking garage project could open as early as November 2014, port officials said

› Universal, Coca-Cola renew sponsorship deal
Universal Parks & Resorts said Wednesday it has renewed a key sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola Co., keeping the beverage giant's namesake cola as the "official soft drink" at Universal theme parks in Florida and California for the next decade.

› Jackson budget shows modest surplus, challenges ahead
Employee compensation exceeded budget at Jackson Health System in June while patient revenues fell below projections, stretching the books at Miami-Dade County’s safety net hospital system dangerously thin and emphasizing the need to attract more insured patients.

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