September 1, 2015

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 3/20/2014

› Highwaymen painter Robert Butler dies at age 70
Robert Butler, a painter who was part of group of acclaimed self-taught artists called the Highwaymen, died Wednesday at a Lakeland nursing home. He was 70.

› PURC provides research, training and expertise in utilities
The University of Florida’s Public Utility Research Council is known internationally as an academic center dedicated to utility research, training in utility regulation and strategy, and the development of leadership in infrastructure policy.

› Brevard County approves $205,000 incentive for 'Project Magellan'
Brevard County commissioners this week approved financial incentives to an unidentified company planning a major project at Melbourne International Airport. “Project Magellan” is expected to bring 1,800 jobs paying an average of $100,000 apiece.

› Trader Joe's to open in Tampa on Friday to large crowds, limited parking
Just how big is the opening of the area's first Trader Joe's on Friday? The city of Tampa has deemed it a matter of public safety and will deploy a half a dozen police officers to direct traffic and patrol the neighborhood.

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