July 31, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/16/2014

› Florida's first natural gas refueling station for trucks opens in Jacksonville
Jacksonville is now home to the state’s first filling station for vehicles running on liquid natural gas, an emerging technology fueled by the nation’s booming natural gas industry.

› Westgate sues workers who battled company in wage action
A long-brewing legal battle between Westgate Resorts and its salespeople has escalated, with the Orlando-based time-share company suing the former employees to get back thousands of dollars in commissions it paid them years ago.

› Trains in snowy Chicago turned into Sarasota billboards
Hundreds of snow plows and salt spreaders were being deployed in Chicago this week as 40 mph gusts blew the white stuff around the city's streets. Reminding Chicagoans of what they are missing was a little slice of Southwest Florida -- on the walls of some of the city's train cars.

› Florida State University’s Online Programs Among Nation’s Best
Florida State University’s online graduate programs in nursing and business are among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Online Program Rankings.

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