July 31, 2015

Thursday's Daily Pulse

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| 9/5/2013

› Boca Raton quilt store featured in Quilt Sampler magazine
StitchCraft's rapid growth since opening in 2010 and unique designs and patterns have landed the shop on the cover of a Better Homes and Gardens publication. The Quilt Sampler hits newsstands nationwide this week featuring a quilt designed by the owner that readers can replicate.

› Report: Orlando residents are not 'house rich'
The term "house rich" doesn't really apply to residents of Metro Orlando, which has one of the country's lowest rates of homeowners who own a substantial chunk of their houses, a new report shows.

› Labor Dept. will start over with bidding for Job Corps contract
After awarding and then canceling two bids for different operators to take over the Gainesville Job Corps Center, the U.S. Department of Labor has thrown out the entire process and decided to start over.

› IAP World Services receives $11.5 million add-on deal to manage naval bases
Cape Canaveral-based IAP World Services Inc. has landed an add-on Navy deal worth $11.5 million to extend its work providing base-operating services to several major naval installations in Maryland.

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