Wednesday's Daily Pulse
What you need to know about Florida today
› Florida Times-Union gets new ownership with closing of purchase by GateHouse Media
For the first time in nearly 35 years, The Florida Times-Union is under new ownership. The newspaper and 10 others have been purchased by GateHouse Media in a transaction that closed Monday.
› Apartment rents keep rising in Southwest Florida
Apartment rents continue to rise throughout Southwest Florida, but in some cities the increases are smaller than Florida and U.S. averages. The annual increases ranged from 1.2 percent in Bradenton to 5.1 percent in Palmetto, according to September data from online rental marketplace Apartment List.
› Derek Jeter doesn’t have many answers for the Miami Marlins — yet
The new owners of the Miami Marlins pledged to make fans their “No. 1 priority,” but provided few other specifics about what direction they intend to take both on and off the field.
› Caroline Miller steps down as Orlando Ballet executive director
Orlando Ballet is back in an all-too-familiar situation: In need of an executive director. The organization, which has faced significant financial struggles, announced Tuesday it is looking for its eighth leader in six years.
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