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Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in Delaware estimated at 40.6%

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 1, 2020

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Delaware is 40.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Business

HUNGRY HOWIE'S PIZZA: Congrats to the victors!

By Press release submission | Feb 3, 2020

See you all tomorrow for our awesome lunch and dinner deals!

Education

HOPE CHARTER SCHOOL: Dear Parents and Driving Students

By Press release submission | Feb 3, 2020

We appreciate your patience as we make improvements to our school's safety.

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Obituary: Samuel Lloyd McGahan

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Samuel Lloyd McGahan of Orlando, Florida, passed away January 28, 2020 at the age of 95.

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Obituary: Edward Rudolph Erickson Larson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Edward Rudolph Erickson Larson, Age 101 of Kissimmee, FL passed away peacefully on January 28, 2020.

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Obituary: Emily Jane Sharp Thompson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Emily Jane Sharp Thompson passed away January 28, 2020 at the age of 92 surrounded by her family.

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Cost of a childless divorce in Delaware is $16,200

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 7, 2020

The average cost of divorce in Delaware with no children involved is $16,200, the third highest amount among the 50 states, according to an analysis published by the website 24/7 Wall St.

From Delaware Business Daily
Education

Delaware 4th-graders score one point below the national average on math

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 8, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 239 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is one point below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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Obituary: Kissoon Dyal

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

He passed away on February 5, 2020 in Orlando, Florida.

Education

INNOVATION MONTESSORI OCOEE: Start an IMO basketball team

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2020

Our reminder that we don’t have a court did little to deter them! IMO parent Jamie LoFiego was quick to jump on as coach and together they put a team together and found practice courts.

From Delaware Business Daily
Education

Delaware 4th-graders score two points below the national average on reading

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 15, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 218 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is two points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Education

LAWTON CHILES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: We will explore Orange County’s NAF academies and the impact

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Parents and children may attend from home on any device with internet access, or the LCE Media Center will be streaming the event.

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Obituary: Dineshwar Dayal Mathur

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Dineshwar Dayal Mathur passed away on February 15, 2020.

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Obituary: Laverne L. (Bacha) Hornyak

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Laverne L. (Bacha) Hornyak, age 87, of Clermont, Florida, passed away February 13, 2020.

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Obituary: Eunice Marie Vazquez Rosado

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

On February 10th, one of our biggest treasures was taken away from us in a horrible senseless act....our "Nicy."

From Florida Business Daily
Public Policy

Highest income earners in Florida taxed at 2.3% rate

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 21, 2020

The top 1 percent of earners in Florida are taxed at an effective rate of 2.3 percent, compared to the state’s 8.1 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

From Florida Business Daily
Public Policy

WIC participation in Florida drops 11.3% over 5 years

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 22, 2020

The number of Florida residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 11.3 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

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