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Florida community college tuitions jumped 34.8% over 15 years

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 22, 2019

Florida two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,411 in 2004-05 to $3,249 in 2019-20, the 34th largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

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Florida governor makes annual salary of $130,273

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 22, 2019

The governor of Florida now draws a yearly salary of $130,273, the 32nd highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

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Obituary: Patrick Kenyon Kennedy Sr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Patrick Kenyon Kennedy Sr., 86, died November 15, 2019 at his home at Lake Choctaw in London, Ohio.

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Obituary: Rosa Margarita Oliver

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Rosa Margarita Oliver, 46, of Kissimmee, FL passed away on November 14, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

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Obituary: Jacqueline Ann Young

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 19, 2019

Jacqueline Ann Young, age 66, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: U.S. Long-Term Mortgage Rates Rise – 30-Year at 3.75%

By Press release submission | Nov 18, 2019

Rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for economy, though they’re still at historically low levels – an incentive for prospective homebuyers.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Appeals Court- State Should Pay for Cutting Citrus Trees

By Press release submission | Nov 18, 2019

Lee County homeowners deserve more than $13.6M after the state cut down their citrus trees, another court ruled.

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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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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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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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