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FLORIDA REALTORS: New-Home Starts Jumped 16.9% Higher in December
Press release submission | Jan 20, 2020

It’s the highest level in 13 years as the single-family home-start component rose 11.2%.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: Trump Admin. Proposes Rule to Ease Construction Regulations

Press release submission | Jan 13, 2020

The plan would ease environmental rules for some projects, set time limits for federal reviews and allow regulators to assess “cumulative” effects on climate change.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: Long-Term Mortgage Rates Ease – 30-Year at 3.72%

Press release submission | Jan 6, 2020

Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage eased to 3.72% from last week’s 3.74%.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: 2020 Brings Remote Notaries, Lower Taxes, Texting Bans

Press release submission | Jan 6, 2020

It’s now easier and more convenient to close deals between distant buyers and sellers thanks to new remote notary laws

Obituaries

Obituary for Patricia E Jareckas Jan 20, 2020

Patricia E Jareckas, age 77, of Cape Canaveral, Florida passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Cornerstone Hospice in Orlando.

Obituary: Bruce C. Smith Jan 20, 2020

Bruce C. Smith, 72 of Orlando, passed away unexpectedly following complications from Multiple Myeloma and pneumonia on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Obituary: Maxine Reynolds Jan 20, 2020

Maxine Reynolds passed away on January 16, 2020.

Obituary: Perfecta Camacho Ramos Jan 14, 2020

Perfecta Camacho Ramos passed away peacefully on January 7, 2020 in Deltona, FL at the age of 84.

Obituary: Edward Novitsky Jan 14, 2020

Edward Novitsky, 90, of Orlando, passed away on January 8, 2020 at his home in Orlando.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: New-Home Starts Jumped 16.9% Higher in December
Press release submission | Jan 20, 2020

It’s the highest level in 13 years as the single-family home-start component rose 11.2%.

FLORIDA REALTORS: Trump Admin. Proposes Rule to Ease Construction Regulations

Press release submission | Jan 13, 2020

The plan would ease environmental rules for some projects, set time limits for federal reviews and allow regulators to assess “cumulative” effects on climate change.

Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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

From Florida Business Daily

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

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.

From Florida Business Daily

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636

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).

Family

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Duchess Kate Middleton Highlights Importance of Midwifery Care
Press release submission | Dec 31, 2019

A health care journey can be a winding road with a lot of natural and unexpected health changes.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Florida Realtors Wins NAR’s C3 Challenge to Promote C2EX
Press release submission | Nov 11, 2019

Pres. Eric Sain and CEO Margy Grant accepted a $10K check from NAR for Florida Realtors successful “You, Only Better” campaign to encourage participation in C2EX

FLORIDA REALTORS: Taxes May Send More Buyers to Fla. – but Not From New York

Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

While Census data can’t clearly say Fla.’s up-tick in in-migration is due to lower taxes or more retirees, it suggests that Conn.

Sports

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

Lake Nona's Chamber of Commerce offers Lunchtime Yoga
Carrie Bradon | Oct 1, 2018

The Lunchtime Yoga will be a gentle yoga and meditation class that is open to the public.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Veterans gather in San Diego for VA’s 11th annual Summer Sports Clinic

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

About 120 Veterans from across the country were expected to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) 11th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in Southern California, which began Sept. 16.

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