Wednesday's Daily Pulse
What you need to know about Florida today
› Lockheed's profit up, sales down, but both beat Wall Street forecast
Defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. countered a drop in second-quarter revenue by posting a double-digit percentage jump in earnings, beating the consensus Wall Street forecast, the company said Tuesday.
› Gainesville Restaurant Week kicks off Thursday
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is trying to counter the slower summer months for its restaurant members by holding the second Gainesville Restaurant Week, which actually covers 11 days.
› Head of Gulfcoast Legal Services being investigated by Florida Bar
The Florida Bar is investigating the head of St. Petersburg-based Gulfcoast Legal Services after reports surfaced alleging she practiced law without a license. Kathleen Mullin, who is not a licensed attorney in Florida, has been executive director of the nonprofit, which has branches throughout the Tampa Bay area, since January.
› Swimwear trade show expands in its 31st year
The biggest swimwear trade show in the world is making waves this year with the addition of another exhibition hall at the Miami Beach Convention Center, lining up more than 2,500 lines that contribute to a multi-billion dollar industry.
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