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Obituary: Edna T. Lopez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Edna T. Lopez, age 53, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019.

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Obituary for Gabriela B. Tejada

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Gabriela B. Tejada passed away in her Winter Park home on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the age of 46.

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Obituary: Sharita Wray Tolliver

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Sharita Wray Tolliver, age 38, of Seattle, WA, formerly of Orlando, FL, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

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NEA estimates Florida K-12 schools spent $32.4 billion in 2018-19

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 16, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent an estimated $32.4 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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Obituary: Randolph Ames Scrivener

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Randolph Ames Scrivener was born on March 8, 1954, in Alexandria, Virginia, and died on November 7, 2019, in Hermitage, Tennessee, after a long and courageous battle.

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Obituary for Youssef Chaker Saba

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Youssef Chaker Saba, 65, of Kissimmee, FL passed away on November 8, 2019.

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Obituary: Maximo Reinaldo Ojeda

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Maximo Reinaldo Ojeda, 93, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on November 4, 2019.

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Florida

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 11, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Professional Hands Institute and City College-Hollywood have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in Florida, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida K-12 schools paid out $10,489 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 9, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent $10,489 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 12th lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

Business

BURGER KING: Where are my aces at?

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

Gear up and defend Burger Town to unlock bonus Call of Duty #ModernWarfare in-game content when you order a Burger Town meal on Grubhub

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BLIMPIE: Get your gifting done early this year!

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

Receive a bonus $10 Blimpie eGift card with Blimpie gift card purchases of $40 or more*! Bigger.

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13.5% of Florida residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 8, 2019

Florida residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 13.5 percent of the state’s population, the 12th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

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Obituary for Ruben Martinez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Ruben Martinez, age 55, of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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Obituary for Beatrice Catherine Yetman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Beatrice Catherine Yetman, 94, of Saint Cloud, passed away on October 30, 2019.

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Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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