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Income taxes make up 0% of total state, local levies in Florida, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 20, 2019

State income tax revenues in Florida represent 0 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

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7,153 living veterans in Florida have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 24, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 7,153.

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Average student loan debt for graduates in Florida is $23,556, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 24, 2019

College graduates in Florida have an average debt burden of $23,556, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

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Obituary for Orlando Wallace

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 24, 2019

Orlando Wallace, 57, natural of Chicago, Illinois, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2019.

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Obituary for Long Quoc Duong

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 24, 2019

Long Q. Duong, 69, natural of Hue, Vietnam, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2019.

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Obituary for William J. Sandoval

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 24, 2019

William J. Sandoval, 69, natural of Caracas, Venezuela, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2019.

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Florida’s public pensions are 77.3% government funded

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 27, 2019

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 77.3 percent of the total, the 14th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Monroe County’s $3,835-per-month cost of living is the highest in Florida

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 28, 2019

Residents of Monroe County need to make $3,835 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Florida.

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

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 30, 2019

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

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