September 20, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 12/26/2013

› Orlando firm competes in world of 3-D printing
Orlando entrepreneur Ken Church said his first brush with 3-D printing came years ago when he used a tiny laser beam to put an antenna on the head of an ant.

› Ban on harvesting Goliath grouper is revisited
The possible future of South Florida fishing rules — including the latest information on Goliath grouper populations — goes before combined panels of federal and state fishery experts convening Jan. 7-9 in Key Largo.

› Florida Race for House Sets Stage for 2014
The race to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Representative C. W. Bill Young is being viewed as an early litmus test, particularly for the Democrats. A winner here could stoke momentum nationally and in Florida heading into the November election

› FPL withdraws $822 million plan for 'peaking units'
Florida Power & Light Co. has withdrawn an $822 million proposal to replace decades-old turbines that fire up to meet peak demand, pending environmental tests. The decision means customers won't be asked to pay more on electric bills in 2014 to fund the project.

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