Monday's Daily Pulse
What you need to know about Florida today.
› Is that tomato's blush real? It could be the LED lighting
Ever notice how rosy the tomatoes look at the grocery store, but not necessarily when you get them home? Chalk it up to "good" lighting. Super markets across South Florida are switching from fluorescent to LED lighting, energy-efficient bulbs that save money and also make items underneath it look more vivid.
› Sarasota considers grants to help businesses spruce up
Great Recession-era shabby storefronts and dilapidated buildings could get a makeover under a new program the county is looking at. Sarasota County this week will consider a program that could give small businesses up to $7,500 in matching grants to improve the looks of their properties.
› Bay area ID leaks cost jobs, leave victims and businesses in the lurch
Nine digits. They're designed to make Americans unique for tax and retirement purposes. They arrive amid diapers and ultimately die with us. Along the way, they collect the fingerprints of strangers.
› Do research before jumping to new job
As South Florida's job market improves, more workers who are employed are likely to start looking for new opportunities. But jobs are still hard to come by, so new job seekers should make sure the potential employer and role are a good fit before jumping ship.