May 23, 2019

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 12/6/2018

› Police differ with study saying Fort Lauderdale is not safe
Is Fort Lauderdale really that unsafe? Yes, according to a new study called “Safest Cities in America” by the financial website WalletHub. Broward’s largest city came almost dead last or No. 181 from 182 cities ranked in the report. Police, however, don’t agree with that assessment and say recent crime figures back them up.

› After moldy food delay, SpaceX launches 5,800 pounds of supplies to International Space Station
About 5,800 pounds of supplies headed to the International Space Station from the Space Coast Wednesday afternoon after a last-minute, rodent-related delay this week.

› ln Pasco apartment boom, a question lingers: How many is too many?
Pasco County’s high-growth corridor is attracting more than single-family homes, restaurants and retail outlets. Nine luxury apartment complexes will bring more than 2,500 multifamily units to the county’s southern tier from Odessa to Wesley Chapel.

› Miami-Dade to seek development bids at transit hub
Miami-Dade will request development bids in the first quarter of 2019 for the Miami Intermodal Center near Miami International Airport to help turn it profitable, according to Alice Bravo, who said her department’s takeover of the multi-million-dollar transit hub has thus far gone “very smoothly.”

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