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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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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.

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Obituary: Ray Aaron Bailey Jr.

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2020

Ray Aaron Bailey Jr., 55 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

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Obituary for Zarko Ilic

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Zarko Ilic, age 72, of Hunters Creek, Orlando passed away on February 12, 2020.

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Obituary: Claire Marie (West) Palmieri

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Claire Marie (West) Palmieri, age 74 of Kissimmee, FL passed away on February 12, 2020.

Education

GOTHA MIDDLE SCHOOL: All of our kids did a phenomenal job today!

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Special shout out to our grizzly, Tonisha, who won FIRST PLACE at today’s OCPS middle school chess tournament!!

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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).

Business

FISHBONES: Round Up For Charity program!

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2020

We are happy to share that we have raised over $1,000,000 .

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Obituary: Nancy Rose Narducci

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Nancy Rose Narducci, 85 of the Villages passed away peacefully on Monday, February 3, 2020.

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Obituary for Herman Littleton Kuhn, Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Herman Littleton Kuhn, Jr. - better known to many as “H.L.”, passed away on February 06, 2020 from this life on February 6th at the age of 78.

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Obituary: Vicente Martin

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Vicente Martin, age 49, of Okeechobee, FL passed away on February 8, 2020.

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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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.

Business

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: The first Black History Month

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

We asked teammates to tell us which figure from African American history has had the biggest influence on them.

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Obituary: Clementa Franco

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Clementa Franco, 87 of Kissimmee, Passed away Monday, January 27, 2020.

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Obituary: Jennifer "Jenny" Carin Secrest

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Jennifer "Jenny" Carin Secrest, 40 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020.

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Obituary: Barbara Faye Lamb

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Barbara Faye Lamb, 83 of Kissimmee, Passed away January 29, 2020.

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