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FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth Teams Continue Supporting Bahamas Recovery Efforts

By Press release submission | Sep 24, 2019

A team of physicians and physician assistants from AdventHealth departed for Freeport, Bahamas, on Monday morning to help provide relief to the medical teams on staff at Rand Memorial Hospital.

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Average student loan debt for graduates in Florida is $23,556, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 24, 2019

College graduates in Florida have an average debt burden of $23,556, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Community

7,153 living veterans in Florida have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 24, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 7,153.

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Income taxes make up 0% of total state, local levies in Florida, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 20, 2019

State income tax revenues in Florida represent 0 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

Obits

Obituary: Garvin M Brock

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 17, 2019

Garvin M Brock, age 79, of Cocoa Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019.

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Obituary: Pedro Santos

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 17, 2019

Pedro Santos, age 88, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019.

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Obituary: Dr. Harry C. Stone, M.D

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Harry C. Stone, M.D., age 83, passed away in Longwood, Florida on Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Long-Term Mortgage Rates Rise: 30-Year at 3.56%

By Press release submission | Sep 16, 2019

Freddie Mac thinks that less worry over trade helped lift global stock markets, and the resulting impact on bonds nudged the average 30-year FRM higher this week.

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Education

The price of education: Which 4-year Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 16, 2019

Florida residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Rollins College, Ringling College of Art and Design and Stetson University, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida ranks the lowest in state, local government GDP, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 14, 2019

Florida finished lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

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Florida pension plans are 79% funded, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 13, 2019

The funded ratio of the Florida public pension plans stands at 79%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Obits

Obituary: Jose Miguel Calderon Rosich

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

Jose Miguel Calderon Rosich, age 28, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in Longwood, Florida.

Obits

Obituary: Ora Maxine Richards

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

Ora Maxine Richards, age 89, of Titusville, Florida passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in a local nursing home.

Obits

Obituary: Emma Mae Kingsland

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

Emma Mae Kingsland, age 61, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

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Education

The price of education: Which 4-year Florida schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 9, 2019

Florida residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Tallahassee Community College, Gulf Coast State College and Palm Beach State College, according to an analysis of federal data.

Real Estate

FLORIDA REALTORS: Mortgage Rates Dip Again – 30-Year at 3.49%

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2019

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit a three-year low this week, declining to 3.49% from last week’s average of 3.58%.

Business

Florida Hospital East Orlando: Hands Only CPR to be held September 12

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2019

In the latest American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) class for non-medical persons

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Union rated least livable among Florida counties, study finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 6, 2019

Union was ranked Florida’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

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Florida ranks 22nd highest on distilled spirits taxes

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Sep 5, 2019

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Florida ranked 22nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

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