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October 9, 2015

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/7/2014

› AT&T looks to hire 450 in Florida
AT&T said this week it is looking to hire about 200 people in South Florida and another 250 elsewhere in the state. Positions range from retail and consumer sales to corporate support and technicians.

› Sarasota hopes to lure medical tourism
The slow-cooking idea to supplement Florida’s healthy flow of vacation travelers by promoting “medical tourism” could get some extra heat from a bill Florida lawmakers are considering.

› Disney, unions extend contract until July
Walt Disney World and its largest union group have extended their current contract for another three-and-a-half months while they try to negotiate a new pact.

› eMerge Americas opens Launch competition
eMerge Americas opened registration on Thursday for early-stage and later-stage companies across the Americas to apply to compete at the inaugural eMerge Techweek Launch competition during eMerge Americas Techweek.

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