May 25, 2015

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 8/1/2013

› University of Florida engineering professor recognized with ‘Oscar of Innovation’
Kelly Jordan, assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Florida, has been recognized for his role in developing one of the top 100 technology products of the year.

› Sarasota Orchestra building renovation standoff resolved
After contract confusion and a special meeting of the City Commission, a plan for renovations of the Sarasota Orchestra's building, which is on city property, will move forward without any delay.

› Global Fertilizer Market Hits Home as Mosaic Stock Dives
Mosaic, whose phosphate operations remain a central feature of the Polk economy, saw its stock price hammered — a 17 percent decline in a single day — after a Russian potash fertilizer cartel announced its demise.

› Judges rule against EA in fight with athletes
A divided U.S. federal appeals court Wednesday rejected Electronic Arts' First Amendment argument in a lawsuit by former collegiate athletes who accuse the company of using their images in video games without permission.

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