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Obituary: Barbara P. Bachem

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Barbara P. Bachem, 89 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Thursday, November 14, 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).

Business

BIG FIN SEAFOOD KITCHEN: Taste of Dr. Phillips

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

Come by and grab a taste of one of our signature dishes, Shrimp Orleans!

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Obituary: William Anthony "Tony" Hatfield

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

William Anthony "Tony" Hatfield, 61 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Nov. 06, 2019 peacefully at home with his family by his side.

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Obituary: William Marion "Jack" Jackson Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

William Marion "Jack" Jackson Jr., 84 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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Obituary: Joe Cephas Beam

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Joe Cephas Beam, 90 of Celebration, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

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Schools

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

BAHAMA BREEZE: You’re invited to join us for an exclusive island celebration

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

We'll be open in select locations and would love to help give you a much-deserved break from cooking.

Business

BAR LOUIE: Dippin' out of the week

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

Dippin' out of the week and into the weekend

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Public Policy

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: James Allen Weller

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

James Allen Weller, 77 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

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Obituary: Barbara Ann Caldwell

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Barbara Ann Caldwell, age 77, of Kissimmee, FL 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.

Business

AUNTIE ANNE'S: Don’t forget to “fall back”

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Auntie Anne's issued the following announcement on Nov. 2.Don’t forget to “fall back” … which means one more hour for PRETZELS!

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