September 1, 2015

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 9/1/2015

› Controversy grows over plan to revamp issuance of millions of Florida driver licenses
Florida motorists enjoy getting their shiny new driver licenses on the spot, but the state is studying a possible change to a new system that's stirring warnings of a possible "disaster" with drivers waiting up to two weeks for their cards.

› Flippers find a way
Unprecedented demand for Southwest Florida real estate has reduced the supply of homes to its lowest in a decade. The glut of foreclosures has diminished, picked clean by Wall Street hedge funds that have turned neighborhood eyesores into profitable rentals.

› Florida falling behind in protecting your kids' data
A lot of us might think about bullies or troublemakers as threats to our kids at school, but experts say hackers are a big back-to-school risk for your kids that could affect their future.

› Why Miami’s global impact should grow — not wane — as foreign currencies decline
Nearly seven years ago, at the height of the Great Recession, naysayers were predicting that it would take about 20 years to absorb the glut of new construction in South Florida.

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