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Dollar’s value in Florida ranks 34th highest among the 50 states, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Aug 3, 2019

Florida finished in a tie for 34th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

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GRISSOM FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY: Herbert Earl Wolford "Herbie"

By Press release submission | Aug 4, 2019

He was born on January 7, 1952 in Circleville, Ohio, the son of the late Floyd Henry and Leona Agnes (Nunley) Wolford. “Herbie” worked for over 43 years as a Machine Mechanic for Nursery Supplies Inc., formerly known as Lerio Corp. He was a permanent fixture at Rosco’s Bar in Kissimmee where he often played pool and was an avid NASCAR fan.

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FUNERARIA PORTA COELI: There is no perfect thing to say

By Press release submission | Aug 4, 2019

We grieve with the families and friends of those who have been killed, those injured and their communities from the horrific act .

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Analysis: Which college wrestling program grossed the most in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 5, 2019

Southeastern University tops the list of highest grossing college wrestling programs in the state in 2016

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Florida ranks 30th for rental car tax rates, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Aug 6, 2019

Florida finished in a tie for 30th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

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Obituary for Judith Ann Benton

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Judith A Benton, 64, of Kissimmee, passed away on July 31, 2019.

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Obituary for Rafael Diaz-Roman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Rafael Diaz-Roman, 83, of Kissimmee, passed away on August 1, 2019.

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Obituary for Mark Joseph Tiffany

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Mark Joseph Tiffany of Kissimmee, Florida was called home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

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HUNTER'S CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL: Please Be Patient And Follow School Safety Traffic Rules.

By Press release submission | Aug 10, 2019

Hunter's Creek Middle School issued the following announcement on Aug. 10.PLEASE BE PATIENT AND FOLLOW SCHOOL SAFETY TRAFFIC RULES.

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HUNTER'S CREEK SOCCER CLUB: Attention Homeschoolers!

By Press release submission | Aug 10, 2019

The RecXpress PE and Recreation Program is registering now!

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Obituary for Franchesca Caula

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

Franchesca Caula, 29, natural of Dominican Republic passed away peacefully on August 8, 2019.

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The price of education: Which 2-year Florida schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 14, 2019

Florida residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Cape Coral Technical College, Flagler Technical Institute and Fred D. Learey Technical College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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By the Numbers: Florida not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Aug 16, 2019

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

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Florida has 4th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Aug 17, 2019

Florida finished fourth in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

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HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF METRO ORLANDO: Mujer Emprende Latina

By Press release submission | Aug 18, 2019

The event was attended by Vanessa Rincón of #HCCMO, who with his experience in the area of ​​business development shared ideas and recommendations to develop successful businesses.

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HARVEST BISTRO: Prepare for an adventure

By Sam Gimutao | Aug 18, 2019

Harvest Bistro issued the following announcement on Aug. 16.Prepare for an adventure that is out of this world!

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Sticker shock: Which 2-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 19, 2019

State residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the lowest cost of attending two-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

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Obituary for Matthew "Waffles" James Bahna

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 19, 2019

Matthew "Waffles" James Bahna, 27, of Kissimmee, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019.

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