May 24, 2015

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/4/2014

› Florida firm to pursue sunken gold in Ohio dispute
A Florida company says it has an agreement to recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the coast of the Carolinas in 1857 in one of the worst maritime disasters in American history.

› Earnings triple for Florida’ largest private property insurer
Universal Insurance Holdings, the owner of Florida’s largest property insurer outside of state-run Citizens Property Insurance, saw its profits more than triple in the fourth quarter.

› Lawmakers to consider "collegiate high schools"
Florida's high school seniors could attend "collegiate high school" programs -- and earn up to a year of college credit -- under a bill proposed in the Florida Senate.

› Crises in Ukraine, Venezuela put Florida Sen. Marco Rubio back in spotlight
The crisis in Crimea and the violence in Venezuela are making Marco Rubio a hot ticket again on cable news. Having faded somewhat from view after the conservative blowback over his immigration bill, Florida’s Republican senator is back to being a must-book for the 24-hour news beast.

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