October 31, 2014

Friday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/31/2014

› Boating grows in South Florida economy
Recreational boating is a growing force in the local economy, according to an economic impact study released Thursday, the opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

› Medicaid lawsuit in Florida delayed again
A long running lawsuit alleging deficiencies in the way Florida handles Medicaid for children has been delayed again after the state filed two motions days before a federal judge was supposed to issue a final ruling on the case.

› Ringling International Arts Festival doubles audience, money
In a pivotal year for the Ringling International Arts Festival — its first without oversight by New York's Baryshnikov Arts Center — box office revenues were 2.5 times those of last year and attendance nearly doubled.

› Survey: Shrimp in U.S. rife with murky labeling
Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.

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