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Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today.

Will Short Gorham | 3/27/2012

› Downtown Delray merchants wary of proposal to consider parking meters
To listen to downtown business owners, installing parking meters along Atlantic Avenue west of the Intracoastal Waterway will hurt business. The city, on the other hand, says meters are necessary to manage its parking resources and control the flow of traffic.

› Miami Beach developer scammed Indianapolis Colts star Dwight Freeney
Federal agents have accused bankrupt Miami Beach developer Michael Stern and his girlfriend of defrauding pro football player Dwight Freeney of more than $2 million.

› JaxPort will host conference of Caribbean shipping executives
An annual conference of Caribbean shipping executives will convene in Northeast Florida, marking the first time the group has gathered here for its meeting, the Jacksonville Port Authority announced today. JaxPort will host the 11th annual Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference from May 21-23.

› Publix pays $2.35 million for Longboat Key property
Publix Supermarkets Inc. paid $2.35 million for its old store and surrounding property on Longboat Key. The Lakeland-based supermarket chain plans to raze its 31-year-old store at 594 Bay Isles Parkway and build a new, larger prototype there.

› SheStreams Conference focuses on social media and the Latin market
A lineup of social media experts and business leaders will gather at the SheStreams Conference in Fort Lauderdale March 30 and 31st. for sessions geared to social media and technology, with a special focus on building brands with video and podcasting as well as Latina mom bloggers and the growing Hispanic and Latino markets.

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Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida
Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida

A large waterspout formed this week off Destin in Northwest Florida.

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