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Obituary: Chandra “Rickey” Dharampaul

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 1, 2019

Chandra “Rickey” Dharampaul, 55, passed away on Monday September 23rd, 2019 in Orlando, Florida surrounded by his family.

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Obituary: Thomas Breedlove

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 1, 2019

Thomas Breedlove was born on March 13, 1936.

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Obituary: Carolyn Burke Lister

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 1, 2019

Carolyn Burke Lister, Age 73, of Orlando FL, passed away on September 26, 2019.

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Florida earns grade of D for manufacturing health

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 4, 2019

Florida received a grade of D on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

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Gainesville’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Florida

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 5, 2019

The Gainesville metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Florida, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

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EDGEWOOD CHILDREN'S RANCH: 37th Annual Country Round-Up Dinner & Auction

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Please contact the Edgewood Children's Ranch Development Office at 407-578-0506.

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The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2019

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Rollins College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Obituary: Raymond Giles Kerkhoff

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Raymond Giles Kerkhoff of Winter Garden , born on May 5th 1934 in Convington, Kentucky passed away at age 85 on October 4th, 2019.

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Obituary: Donald "Don" Kenneth Kaup

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Donald "Don" Kenneth Kaup, 102, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.

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Obituary: Nirmala K. Bhandari

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

We celebrate the life of Nirmala Kumari Bhandari (née Mehta), who passed away on the morning of September 30, 2019, at 89 years old (January 26, 1930).

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Total state tax collections in Florida reach $41.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 11, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $41.3 billion, the fourth highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: Howard Middle School

By Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Health Central Hospital issued the following announcement on Oct. 10.Check out what the students at Howard Middle School cooked up for week 2 of our partnership with the @American_Heart for Kid's Cook with Heart!

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HOPE CHARTER SCHOOL: Happy Birthday Mrs. Granada

By Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Thank you for always being with us, for never letting us down and for believing in us!

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Florida’s public pensions are 79.2 percent government funded

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 12, 2019

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 79.2 percent of the total, the 12th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

U.S. residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

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Obituary: Luis Enrique Rodriguez-Penzo

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

He passed away on October 7, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

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Obituary: Lois Arlene Burroughs

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Lois Arlene Burroughs, age 95, of Ocala, Florida passed away on October 10, 2019.

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Obituary: Sybil Westmorland

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Sybil Westmorland, age 92 of Orlando, Florida passed peacefully in her sleep on October 9, 2019.

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2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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