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Obituary for Arcilio Pacheco

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Arcilio Pacheco, 81, of Ponce, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully at his home in St. Cloud, Florida surrounded by his loving family.

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Obituary for Reina Lee Sanchez Juan

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Baby Reina Lee Sanchez Juan went home to be with the Lord on September 26, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Obituary for Brenda Liz Ortiz Acevedo

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Brenda Liz Ortiz Acevedo, 49, natural of San Juan, Puerto Rico, passed away on September 27, 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.

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OSCEOLA TECHNICAL COLLEGE: The Spa at oTECH Poinciana

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Head over to The Spa at oTECH Poinciana for hair, skin, and nail services!

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OSCEOLA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER: Moving Forward Joint Class!

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

earn what to expect before and after surgery, rehabilitation, and discharge and be as prepared as possible before the big day.

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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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Obituary for Jaiden Ava Vargas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Baby Jaiden Ava Vargas, of Kissimmee, FL passed away on October 1, 2019 in Celebration, FL.

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Obituary for Romualdo Melendez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Romualdo Melendez, 72, natural of Orocovis, Puerto Rico, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2019.

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Obituary for Margarita Cofresi Ruiz

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Margarita Cofresi Ruiz, 97, natural of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, passed away on October 1, 2019.

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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.

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ORANGE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Medication Safety

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

if you are taking numerous medications prescribed by different doctors, keep a complete list to show all of your doctors and pharmacists.

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ORANGE BLOSSOM MASONIC LODGE: Lost Home

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

Thank goodness he is safe, but unfortunately lost many belongings

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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 for Francisco Fernandez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Francisco Fernandez, 84, of Santurce, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully in Kissimmee, Florida on October 13, 2019.

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Obituary for Maritza Luciano

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Maritza Luciano, 61, of St.Cloud, Florida, transitioned on Tuesday, October 9th, 2019 after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.

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Obituary for Juan Odalys Pimentel

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Juan Odalys Pimentel, 67, of Matanzas Bani, Dominican Republic passed away peacefully on October 9, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida surrounded by his beloved family.

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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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