October 30, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

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| 4/11/2014

› Lighting Science makes executive changes
The Satellite Beach-based maker of energy efficient LED lighting products this morning announced the appointment of Jennifer Sethre as its president, and Randy Mortensen as executive vice president of sales and business development.

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› Boat races to draw big crowds in Englewood
The sleepy retirement community is bracing this weekend for the biggest sporting event it has ever hosted. While many residents are cheering the inaugural Super Boat Grand Prix, others are worried Englewood does not have the parking, roads and other infrastructure to accommodate the event.

› Consumer, be aware: Quality of health-related Internet searches varies
If you’re like most people, you’ve gone online to find out what’s causing that ringing in your ears or whether a gluten-free diet is worth considering. Be careful. University of Florida researchers have found that, as with so much on the Internet, the quality of the information you dig up may depend on what you ask for and the results could be hazardous to your health.

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