October 31, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/4/2013

› $50 million Powerball winner has yet to show
Back in May, a lucky someone bought a winning Powerball ticket at Carrollwood Market. The jackpot: $50 million. Either that someone doesn't know or is keeping a secret. The ticket holder has until midnight on Nov. 22, to collect the winnings.

› Florida law says found items must be turned in to police
In Florida, finders aren't always keepers. Suppose you spot an expensive camera on a park bench. Or maybe a wad of crisp $50 bills. Better march those items straight over to the nearest police department. If not, you can face a serious criminal charge.

› Orlando airport has deal for rail connection
The board that governs the Orlando International Airport has reached a deal with a private company that could make an intercity passenger rail between Orlando and Miami one step closer.

› Farmers markets return for the season
It's October and that means farmers markets are returning — a time to put your tiny dog in a stroller, suck on a gourmet caramel and sea salt popsicle and rummage through some artisanal cheeses.

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