September 1, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 8/28/2013

› After seven seasons, Burn Notice turns to fans for help on a liquidation sale
How much would a fan pay to own the spoon Jeffrey Donovan used for eating yogurt on Burn Notice? At the moment, $70, but stay tuned. As Burn Notice nears its series finale next month, the show has begun auctioning off its props, wardrobe and set furniture, a liquidation that marks the end of one of the most successful television runs in Miami’s recent history.

› Two home-grown jeans companies expand in Tampa Bay
These are good days for fans of denim who take their jeans very seriously. Two new jeans shops have opened up in Ybor City, each one targeting those who consider $100 to $300 as just what’s necessary for a fine pair of pants.

› Fort Lauderdale company offers alternative to lunch lines in Broward schools
Viviana Sanchez surveyed the long lunch line at Northeast High School last week and pondered her options. And she was glad she had options. Instead of waiting forever in the cafeteria line for a less-than-appetizing meal, the sophomore strolled over to a vending machine and had her lunch within seconds.

› Legoland Florida: Free admission for police, firefighters, EMS in September
Legoland Florida again will give one day of free admission to police officers, firefighters and EMS workers during the month of September. The Winter Haven park's Police, Fire and EMS Appreciation Days are available to those employees working in the United States.

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