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Obituary: Mrs. Marietta Ruth Maynard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Marietta Ruth Maynard, 91, of Leesburg, Florida passed away on September 24, 2019.

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Obituary: Mr. Leonardo Lazaro Gil Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Leonardo Lazaro Gil Jr., 17, of Orlando, Florida passed away on September 26, 2019.

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Obituary: Mrs. Nancy Wiggins Barrett

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Nancy Wiggins Barrett, 71, of Apopka, Florida passed away on September 27, 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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BRIDGEWATER MIDDLE SCHOOL: The Classroom Assistant opportunity is BACK!

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

If you are interested in volunteering in classrooms, assisting teachers with their lessons, we need your help!

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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: Barbara Ann Brewer

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Barbara Ann Brewer, 82, of Fort Myers, passed away at her home on October, 1, 2019.

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Obituary: Gregory Scott Drumheller

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Gregory Scott Drumheller, 64, of Ponce Inlet Florida, passed away on October 2, 2019.

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Obituary: L. Joy Matteson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

L. Joy Matteson (75), of Plymouth Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at AdventHealth Hospital, Ormond Beach, Florida.

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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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CENTRAL FLORIDA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: Pastor of First Baptist Orlando

By Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Upper School Chapel, we were blessed to have the Student Chris Bacon

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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: Mrs. Linda Dawn Roland-Lile

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Linda Dawn Roland-Lile, 43, of Tavares, Florida passed away on October 10, 2019.

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Obituary: Mr. Raul Lazaro Mateo

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Raul Lazaro Mateo, 59, of Apopka, Florida passed away on October 07, 2019.

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Obituary: Mrs. Betty F. Jackson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Betty F. Jackson, 79, of Apopka, Florida, passed away October 09, 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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