April 24, 2014

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 1/29/2014

› Sanford-Burnham receives $275M donation
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute announced Jan. 28 it had received a $275 million gift from an anonymous donor to help advance the institute’s biomedical research in Central Florida.

› Florida snook season starts Saturday
Snook lovers, get ready. The recreational snook fishing season in Florida starts on Saturday and it will last through the end of May.

› Strong auto sales bring new and expanded dealerships to South Florida
With auto sales humming, more auto groups are opening stores or upgrading existing ones in auto-dependent South Florida. The expansions largely involve brands based outside the United States, often in luxury lines, and funding from big auto dealership groups.

› Harris earnings released; orders up for second quarter
Melbourne-based Harris Corp., Tuesday morning reported revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 of $1.22 billion and income from continuing operations of $137 million, or $1.27 per diluted share

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