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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.

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Obituary: James Aloysius Humphreys, Jr.,

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

James Aloysius Humphreys, Jr., 68, passed away September 5, 2019.

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Obituary: Philip Warren Weeman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

Philip Warren Weeman, 78, of Spring Hill, passed away on Thurs., September 5, 2019 at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville.

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Obituary: Richard Eugene Lagoni

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 10, 2019

Mr. Richard Eugene Lagonia died at the Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hudson Florida on 6 September 2019 at the age of 92.

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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.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Mission Control's big test-Hurricane Dorian

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2019

Our brand-new “Mission Control” clinical command center was put to the test this week as Hurricane Dorian approached Central Florida.

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CITY OF ORLANDO: OFD September 11th Remembrance Ceremony to be held September 11

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2019

Join us, as Orlando Fire Department honors the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

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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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Obituary: Constance “Connie” Garvey

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 4, 2019

Constance “Connie” Garvey, 82, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

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Obituary: Leigh Beth Schlomm

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 4, 2019

Leigh Beth Schlomm, beloved daughter of Elaine Ticotin passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 29.

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Obituary for Arthur E. Svendsen, Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 3, 2019

Arthur E. Svendsen, Jr., 86, passed away August 26, 2019.

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CITY OF ORLANDO: Garbage And Recycling Update

By Press release submission | Sep 3, 2019

Due to area landfill closures and potential Hurricane Dorian impacts, there will be no Solid Waste collection on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN: Mother-Baby Connection to be held September 10

By Press release submission | Sep 3, 2019

Our Mother-Baby Connection class is offered once a month and designed for mothers with babies from birth to 12 months.

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Sticker shock: Which 2-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 2, 2019

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

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$396,548 in annual income gets you into Florida’s top 1% club, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 30, 2019

Bring in at least $396,548 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Florida, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

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Florida ranks 3rd highest on wine taxes, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 29, 2019

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

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Obituary: Harry T. Peebles

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 26, 2019

Harry T. Peebles 94, of Palm Coast, FL, peacefully went to rest in the arms of our Lord on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

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Obituary: Harry C. Shepard, Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 26, 2019

Harry C. Shepard, Jr. 87, of Spring Hill, passed away on August 19, 2019 at HPH Hospice Sturgill Care Center in Brooksville, Florida.

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