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Obituary for Jose Franco

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Jose Ramon Franco, 77, affectionately known as “Papi” made his journey to his heavenly home on November 11, 2019.

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Obituary for Alba M. Lugo

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Alba M. Lugo, 83, of Kissimmee, FL passed away on November 14, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

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Obituary for Charles Herbert Parsons

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Longtime Kissimmee architect and community leader, Charles H. “Chuck” Parsons passed away on November 16, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida at the age of 89.

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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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EAST LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Thank you to all the Eagles

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

Our Educational Assistance Dog, Kalani, has been guarding all the donations!

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ADOBE GILA'S: Come join us next Friday!!

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

Don’t miss out on a chance to go see bad bunny!

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AMTRAK STATION: Enjoying the refreshed Acelas and Amfleet cars?

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

Speaking of reuse, meet Timeka Caldwell Bruce, lead support for office recycling at Ivy City Mechanical.

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Obituary for Beth Ann Whitney

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Beth Ann Whitney, 43, of Kissimmee, FL passed away on November 5, 2019 at her residence.

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Obituary for Filipe Depina

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Filipe Depina, age 69, of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019.

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Obituary for Rafael Sifonte II

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Rafael Sifonte, 84, of Kissimmee, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at his residence.

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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.

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ABC LIQUORS, INC.: Behind every successful store, is a team of great people

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

Behind every successful store, is a team of great people. Check out this week's featured team members and stay tuned for more to come, every MWF of November.

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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 Ronald Gene Smith JR.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Ronald Gene Smith, 44, of Orlando, passed away on October 31, 2019 in Orlando, FL.

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Obituary for Luz M. Aponte

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Luz M. Aponte, 86, natural of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2019.

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