October 18, 2017

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/3/2017

› Florida is opening disaster centers to offer aid to displaced Puerto Ricans
Florida will open three disaster relief centers Tuesday to assist Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rick Scott said Monday that the centers, staffed by state employees, will be located at Orlando International Airport, Miami International Airport and Port Miami.

› Zephyrhills, Brooksville among Florida's most affordable places to live
Looking for an affordable place to live? Two Tampa Bay communities – Zephyrhills and Brooksville – rank in the top 10 of Florida areas where you get the most bang for your buck, the financial technology company SmartAsset says.

› AutoNation sued for gender discrimination against South Florida employee
Fort Lauderdale-based AutoNation, the nation’s largest car dealership company, is being sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for gender discrimination against a Coral Gables employee.

› IMG Academy breaks ground on 150-room hotel
Manatee County is gaining another 150 hotel rooms with a new hotel project at IMG Academy. Construction is underway on The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy at the north edge of the 500-acre athletic campus.

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