October 27, 2021

Wednesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 9/23/2020

› Weather looks OK for three-core Delta IV Heavy launch from Cape Canaveral
Weather conditions this weekend should be mostly favorable for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy, marking the three-core rocket's third attempt to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. If schedules hold, teams at Launch Complex 37 will likely face 70% "go" conditions for the 12:14 a.m. Saturday liftoff of a National Reconnaissance Office intelligence-gathering satellite, the Space Force said.

› Florida landowner nationally recognized for outstanding conservation efforts
A Florida landowner and the South Prong Plantation in Baker County was awarded the Private Lands Fish and Wildlife Stewardship Award by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Doug Moore has been praised for his proactive conservation and environmental practices and taking great care of fish and wildlife resources.

› Lauderdale businesses cleared to sue FPL over broken water main that forced closures
A judge in Broward has cleared the way for a lawsuit against Florida Power & Light by more than 9,200 businesses who contend a utility contractor was negligent in causing a massive water main break that left more than 200,000 people without water in Fort Lauderdale last year, some for up to two days.

› Health care firm welcomes new COO
Jason Coe, a 25-year veteran of the health care industry, has been named chief operating officer of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) in Fort Myers. Coe, according to a press release, comes to FCS from AdventHealth Tampa, where he also served as COO.

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