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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 for Joyce M. Thacker

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Joyce "Me-Me" Thacker, 87, passed away on February 14, 2020 at Avante Nursing Facility in St. Cloud, FL.

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Obituary for Maria Rivera

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Our loving mother, Maria Esther Rivera, died peacefully on February 14th, 2020, Valentine's Day.

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Obituary for Allen Ford Gregaitis

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Allen Ford Gregaitis – born April 29, 1958 in Grand Rapids, Michigan passed away unexpectedly February 14, 2020 at Celebration Hospital in Kissimmee, Florida.

Education

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY FLORIDA: Preview Day March 13

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Open to any high schooler or current college transfer student who wants to learn more about JU!

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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).

Education

JOHNSON UNIVERSITY FLORIDA: Across Homecoming 2020

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2020

We can't wait to see everyone at Homecoming this year, February 25-27 on the Tennessee campus.

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Obituary for Robert E. Sanders

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Robert E. Sanders, 73, of Saint Cloud, FL passed away on February 5, 2020.

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Obituary for Barbara Margaret Greenberg

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Barbara Margaret Greenberg, 50, of Celebration, FL passed away on February 6, 2020.

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Obituary for Eric Martin Goldberg

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Eric Goldberg, 57, of Orlando, FL, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

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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.

Education

HUNTERS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: 2020 HCES Spelling Bee

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

Congratulations to our winner, Aditya Kunnukattil who will go on to represent our school at the district level! We believe in you, Aditya!!!

Sports

HUNTER'S CREEK WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION: Attention Residents!!!

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

Freedom High School's tennis teams will be using the Osprey courts for practice and home matches.

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Obituary for Larry Allen Biggers

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Larry Allen Biggers, 70 of Kissimmee, Florida went to his eternal rest on February 1, 2020.

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Obituary for Elias A. Santiago

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Elias A. Santiago, 60, of Saint Cloud, FL passed away on February 2, 2020

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Obituary for Monika Maria Mahr

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Monika Maria Mahr, 75, of Saint Cloud, FL passed away on January 30, 2020.

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