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Obituary: Ronald (Ron) A. Jubinville

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Ronald (Ron) A. Jubinville, 88 of Kissimmee, died suddenly surrounded by family on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, in his home in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Obituary: Cindy Marie Watford

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Cindy Marie Watford, 61 of Kissimmee, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

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Obituary: Irving L. "Lee" Watson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Irving L. "Lee" Watson, 76 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away Thursday, September 26, 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.

Education

SUNSET PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Crayola ColorCycle

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Crayola and schools across North America are banding together to help kids understand the importance of their role in protecting the environment.

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SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.: From General Hospital to aiding animals

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Ride along with actress and “Animal Magnetism” podcast host Carolyn Hennesy .

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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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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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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.

Business

TEXAS DE BRAZIL: We offer a salad area

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

If you don’t care for meat, we promise you’ll still find some items to love.

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TAVERNA OPA: Think you're seeing double?

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

Your favorite beer, wine, or cocktail during happy hour from 3-6pm daily!

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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: Margaret Virginia Coburn

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Margaret Virginia Coburn, 85 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019.

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Obituary: Margaret Ann Sherlock

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Margaret Ann Sherlock, 67 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

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Education

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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1st-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $11.2 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 19, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $11.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the fifth highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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VISTANA SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES INC.: Plan your dream vacation

By Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

Vistana Signature Experiences Inc. issued the following announcement on Oct. 15.Plan your dream vacation to coincide with one of these international festivals.

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380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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