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Florida schools get 49.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 1, 2019

More than 49 percent of Florida public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 19th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

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Florida offers 101 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 2, 2019

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Florida number 101, the ninth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

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Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

By 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.

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

By 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.

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CITY OF MAITLAND: Maitland's biggest event of the year-Maitland Rotary Art Festival

By Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

Maitland's biggest event of the year - the Maitland Rotary Art Festival will start a big weekend of art, music and food

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Obituary: James Earl Boman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

James Earl Boman (Jim), of Orlando, Florida passed away on October 30, 2019 at the age of 90.

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Obituary: Marnae L Buchanan

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Marnae L Buchanan, 48, of Mims, Florida passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at Holmes Regional Hospital in Melbourne.

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Obituary: George Robert Leubscher

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

George Robert Leubscher, age 76, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

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13.5% of Florida residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 8, 2019

Florida residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 13.5 percent of the state’s population, the 12th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

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Florida K-12 schools paid out $10,489 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 9, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent $10,489 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 12th lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Florida

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 11, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Professional Hands Institute and City College-Hollywood have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in Florida, according to an analysis of federal data.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Florida Realtors Wins NAR’s C3 Challenge to Promote C2EX

By 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

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Obituary: Laura Felicitas Duke

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Laura Felicitas Duke, age 52, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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Obituary: Phimpho Vongsaphay

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Phimpho Vongsaphay, age 68, of Paisley, Florida passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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NEA estimates Florida K-12 schools spent $32.4 billion in 2018-19

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 16, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent an estimated $32.4 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

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