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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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ORANGE COUNTY, FL GOVERNMENT: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings

By Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

If you travel around Central Florida, you know how frustrating it can be at times with all the traffic.

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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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108 living veterans in Osceola County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Osceola County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 108, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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326 living veterans in Palm Beach County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 22, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Palm Beach County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 326, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Obituary for Juan Morales Delgado

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 23, 2019

Juan Morales Delgado, 87, of Canovanas, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully on October 19, 2019 in Orlando, Florida surrounded by his loving family.

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Obituary for Arturo Tirado Elias

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 23, 2019

Arturo Tirado Elias, 83, of Santurce, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully in Orlando, Florida on October 19, 2019.

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Obituary for Helena V. Lopez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 23, 2019

Helena V. Lopez, 81, natural of Havana, Cuba passed away peacefully on October 17, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

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2017-18 teacher pay in Florida averaged $48,168

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 25, 2019

Teachers’ salaries in Florida averaged $48,168 for the 2017-2018 school year, the sixth lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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OSCEOLA COUNTY SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS: Congratulations to seniors Paula "Charlie" Gomez and Hanna

By Press release submission | Oct 26, 2019

Being selected to have their artwork on display at the Orlando Museum of Art in the Peggy Crosby Gallery.

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2nd-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $12.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 26, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $12.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the sixth highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

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Obituary: Clarence F. Scheel

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Clarence F. Scheel, 89, passed away on October 24, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Obituary for Julia Cruz Rivera

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Julia Cruz Rivera, 81, of Comerio, Puerto Rico, passed away peacefully at home in Orlando, Florida on October 23, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

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Obituary for Felipe Figueroa Martinez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Felipe Figueroa Martinez, 62, natural of Arecibo, Puerto Rico passed away peacefully on October 22, 2019.

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