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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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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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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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Obituary: David Richard "Dick" Wilson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

Wilson, David R., 76 years of age, went home to be with his Lord on home on August 5, under the care of AdventHealth Hospice Care and Supporting Independence Home Care.

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Obituary: David Lee Avant

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

David Lee Avant, age 70, of Sanford, Florida passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019.

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Obituary: Matthew D Peterson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

Matthew D Peterson, 21, of Titusville, Florida passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Protect Your Child From Sun Damage Now to Prevent Cancer Decades Later

By Press release submission | Aug 12, 2019

Like a snowball growing as it rolls down a hill, your risk for skin cancer grows with each bad sunburn, starting in childhood.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Real Estate Is Americans’ Preferred Long-Term Investment

By Press release submission | Aug 12, 2019

When asked about the best investment for 10-plus years, 31% picked real estate with millennials the top pro-real estate generation.

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Obituary: Apolonia "Polly" Salamanca

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Apolonia "Polly" Salamanca, age 93, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019.

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Obituary: Luis Angel Bautista

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Luis Angel Bautista, age 31, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.

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Obituary: Geraldine "Gerry" Stack

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Geraldine "Gerry" Stack, age 74, passed away on July 29, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

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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.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Fourth Annual Intern Expo Showcases Up and Coming Talent in Health Care

By Press release submission | Aug 5, 2019

“The future president of AdventHealth is probably in this room,” said Kenneth Bradley, director of emerging leaders for AdventHealth.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates: Will It Help Buyers

By Press release submission | Aug 5, 2019

The small cut isn’t expected to have a big impact on real estate, but it could trigger a slight rate decrease in adjustable rate loans and maybe fixed-rate loans.

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Education

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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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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Obituary: Carlyle Francis Lamkin

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jul 29, 2019

Jesus took Carlyle Francis Lamkin home on July 25, 2019, he was 79.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: Long-term Mortgage Rates Fall – 30-Year at 3.75%

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2019

The Fed’s anticipated interest-rate cut and other events, such as the U.S.-China trade war, helped push mortgage rates lower last week.

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

By Local Labs News Service | Jul 29, 2019

Florida residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at School District of Indian River County-Technical Center for Career and Adult Education, Tallahassee Community College and Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, according to a Higher Educ

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