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Obituary: Harold Carlos Card

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Harold Carlos Card, 77, of Cocoa, Florida passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at his home.

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Obituary: James M Taulbee

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

James M Taulbee, 74, of Mims, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Hospice of St Francis.

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Obituary: Emilio Melendez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Emilio Melendez, age 85, of Orlando, FL passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at his home in Orlando.

Real Estate

Florida Realtors: Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund Gives $50K in Aid

By Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

The Disaster Relief donation, which NAR will distribute, helps support those affected by a disaster, such as the recent flooding in Texas and wildfires in California.

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Florida Realtors: ‘Family Office’ Investors Focusing More on Real Estate

By Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

As a possible economic slowdown looms, the people who invest money for ultra-rich families are buying more real estate as a hedge against any possible downturn.

From Florida Business Daily
Education

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

U.S. residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

From Florida Business Daily
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Florida’s public pensions are 79.2 percent government funded

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 12, 2019

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 79.2 percent of the total, the 12th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Total state tax collections in Florida reach $41.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 11, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $41.3 billion, the fourth highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Obituary: Raul Ismael Pantoja

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Raul Ismael Pantoja, age 35, of Haines City, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Advent Health Orlando. He was the loving husband of Rebecca Pantoja.

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Obituary: Paul J. Deuter

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Paul J. Deuter, 52, of Deptford, NJ and Cape Canaveral, FL, passed away on October 4, 2019 in Cocoa Beach, FL.

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Obituary: Ernest G "Ernie" Aiken, III

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Ernest G Aiken 3rd, 38, of Titusville, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at his home.

Family

CITY OF MAITLAND: Hiring-Permit Specialist (Non-Exempt)

By Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

High School Diploma or equivalent, supplemented by two (2) years of postsecondary college or technical training in building technology, public administration, or a closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth South Overland Park Begins Hospital Expansion

By Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

AdventHealth South Overland Park today celebrated the start of construction on the 193,000 square-foot, 85-bed inpatient hospital designed to provide patients with access to a full suite of hospital and emergency services.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: Greg Edris Named Vice President of Supply Chain for AdventHealth

By Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

AdventHealth has appointed Greg Edris, director of purchasing for the health system’s Central Florida Division – South Region, to the position of vice president of supply chain for the organization.

From Florida Business Daily
Education

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

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2019

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Rollins College, according to an analysis of federal data.

From Florida Business Daily
Public Policy

Gainesville’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Florida

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 5, 2019

The Gainesville metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Florida, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

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Florida earns grade of D for manufacturing health

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 4, 2019

Florida received a grade of D on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

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Obituary: Maria Luisa Rivera Colon

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Maria Luisa Rivera Colon of Orlando, Florida passed away on her 98th birthday, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Rio Pinar Health Care and Rehab Center.

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Obituary: Caroline Jean Owens

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Caroline Jean Owens, age 82, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 in Longwood, Florida.

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Obituary: Anastasios "Taso" Nickolas Louloudis

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Anastasios "Taso" Nickolas Louloudis, 60, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the hospital.

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