September 23, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

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› In Qatar’s World Cup year, Miami cruise ships as hotels?
For two days this month, Miami will host a delegation from Qatar on one stop of their tour of the US to learn about American tourism and sporting practices in preparation for the World Cup 2022, which will be held in Qatar.

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› Wal-Mart joins initiative to improve pay of Florida's tomato pickers
Wal-Mart on Thursday joined an initiative that will require its Florida tomato suppliers to increase farmworker pay and protect workers from forced labor and sexual assault, among other things.

› Former Heat Center Mourning in Obamacare commercials
Former Miami Heat Center Alonzo Mourning filmed a commercial promoting the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchange.

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