August 20, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/7/2014

› Super Bowl ads create super buzz for Jacksonville's new- car show
Super Bowl ads teased fans’ automotive appetites with a brief look at a new Italian Maserati Ghibli, how German engineers earn wings from high-mileage VWs, and a bull getting hauled in a new heavy-duty Chevrolet pickup.

› Floridians interested in governor’s race; Crist leads Scott by seven points
A poll of registered voters in Florida by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida in collaboration with UF’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research revealed high interest in Florida’s governor’s race, with 95 percent of likely voters reporting either “a great deal of interest” (66 percent) or “a fair amount of interest” (29 percent).

› Miami-Dade Schools begins rollout of 100,000 devices to students
As part of Miami-Dade County Schools’ massive digital transformation project, Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho announced Thursday a rollout of 100,000 HP and Lenovo Windows 8 devices by August.

› Bill would legalize 'Charlotte's Web' pot in Florida
After a month of discussions, House Criminal Justice Chairman Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, filed a measure Thursday that would legalize a marijuana extract known as "Charlotte's Web" that proponents believe can dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy.

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