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Analysis: Alachua, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties have highest property tax rates in Florida

By Florida Business Daily | May 1, 2018

With an effective property tax rate of 1.35 percent, Alachua County has the highest tax rate among Florida counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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Analysis: Wakulla County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

By Florida Business Daily | May 16, 2018

One in 248 properties in Wakulla County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Florida, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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41,013 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Florida schools

By Florida Business Daily | May 17, 2018

Everest University in Tampa reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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Analysis: College softball in Florida grosses $25 million

By Florida Business Daily | May 18, 2018

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Florida, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Florida colleges, universities report 14.5 percent default rate on student loans

By Florida Business Daily | May 23, 2018

At Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy in Melbourne, 50 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Analysis: College men's golf in Iowa grosses $8.3 million

By Florida Business Daily | May 24, 2018

Florida State University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $943,378 – or $85,762 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES: Memorial Day Observance Location/Time Change

By Press release submission | May 27, 2018

Due to weather concerns, the Memorial Day Observance and Ceremony, originally scheduled to be held at Fletcher Memorial Park at 7000 Johnson Street at 9 a.m., will now be held at the Charles F. Dodge City Center Lobby located at 601 City Center Way at 9:30 a.m.

CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES: City Offices Closed Memorial Day

By Press release submission | May 27, 2018

City Hall offices, located at 601 City Center Way, will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018. Please have a safe holiday.

CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES: Once Upon A Time: The Art of Costumes Exhibit

By Press release submission | May 27, 2018

Once Upon A Time: The Art of Costumes May 25th, 2018 – July 19, 2018 Opening Vernissage: Friday May 25th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM You are invited to join us as we sew the seams of creativity and thread the fabric of imagination.

CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES: “KENTUCKY DERBY” Dinner Dance with Live Entertainment

By Press release submission | May 28, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018. Prizes will be awarded for the most elaborate hats! $10.00 per person for the buffet dinner at 5:30pm (reservations required). Dance starts at 6:30pm and open to the public.

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15,570 borrowers in default on student loans after attending public Florida colleges

By Florida Business Daily | May 29, 2018

Valencia College reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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

By Local Labs News Service | May 30, 2018

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology, according to a Higher Education Tribune analys

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

By Local Labs News Service | May 30, 2018

Florida residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Cape Coral Technical College, Flagler Technical Institute and Fred D. Learey Technical College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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Analysis: College women's golf in Florida grosses $10.1 million

By Florida Business Daily | Jun 1, 2018

Florida State University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $1.04 million – or $86,763 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Analysis: Orange has the 12th lowest foreclosure rate among Florida's urban counties

By Baldwin Park Today | Jun 1, 2018

Orange County in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) recorded the 12th lowest foreclosure rate for Florida MSAs during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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Cost of college went down for all students at Southern Technical College

By Local Labs News Service | Jun 1, 2018

Tuition and fees fell 3.6 percent for 2017-18 at Southern Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Cost of college went down for all students at Southern Technical College

By Local Labs News Service | Jun 2, 2018

Tuition and fees fell 15 percent for 2017-18 at Southern Technical College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Cost of college went up for all students at Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus

By Local Labs News Service | Jun 3, 2018

Tuition and fees rose 1.2 percent for 2017-18 at Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: When Digestive Pain Keeps Coming Back, Consider IBD

By Press release submission | Jun 4, 2018

The language of an ailing gut — the abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, severe fatigue and the rest — is unmistakable, but its cause can be frustratingly difficult to pinpoint.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: FDA Declares Teething Remedies with Benzocaine Unsafe

By Press release submission | Jun 4, 2018

When your little one is in pain, you’d do anything to make them feel better. Many parents have turned to a remedy that’s commonly used to treat oral pain in adults: topical numbing creams. But the FDA warns that medications containing the numbing agent benzocaine should not be used on babies and toddlers due to potentially deadly side effects.

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