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WIC participation in Florida drops 11.3% over 5 years

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 22, 2020

The number of Florida residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 11.3 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

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Highest income earners in Florida taxed at 2.3% rate

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 21, 2020

The top 1 percent of earners in Florida are taxed at an effective rate of 2.3 percent, compared to the state’s 8.1 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

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Obituary: Lillian Claire Martel

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Lillian Claire Martel, 72, of Spring Hill, passed after a short illness on February 13, 2020

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Obituary: Brittany Danielle Morris

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Brittany Danielle Morris (Panda Girl), 24, of Spring hill passed away unexpectedly on February 13, 2020.

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Obituary: Andrew Joseph & Adonis Eros

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Andrew Joseph & Adonis Eros, twin baby boys, passed away February 13th.

From Delaware Business Daily
Education

Delaware 4th-graders score two points below the national average on reading

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 15, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 218 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is two points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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Obituary: Betty Flo Wright

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Betty Flo Wright, 85, of Dunedin, Florida passed away February 5, 2020.

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Obituary: Virginia Grace Cascello

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Virginia Grace Cascello, 78, of Hudson, Florida passed away February 6, 2020.

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Obituary: Daisy E. Belpre

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Daisy E. Belpre, 57, of Webster, Florida passed away February 6, 2020.

Family

CITY OF ORLANDO: Black History Month Reception to be held February 12

By Press release submission | Feb 10, 2020

Join us as we celebrate the continuing contributions and positive influence of Black Americans in the Central Florida community.

Family

CITY OF ORLANDO: Orlando Wetlands Festival to be held February 15

By Press release submission | Feb 10, 2020

Explore the 1,650-acre Orlando Wetlands Park and enjoy a day in the wilderness with hikes, guided bus tours, native plant give-aways, bird-watching and activities for kids.

From Delaware Business Daily
Education

Delaware 4th-graders score one point below the national average on math

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 8, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 239 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is one point below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

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People

Cost of a childless divorce in Delaware is $16,200

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 7, 2020

The average cost of divorce in Delaware with no children involved is $16,200, the third highest amount among the 50 states, according to an analysis published by the website 24/7 Wall St.

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Obituary: Robert S. Schinder

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Robert S. Schinder, 78, of Spring Hill, passed away on January 30, 2020.

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Obituary: Velma Johnson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Velma Johnson, 77, of Spring Hill; formerly of Montana passed away January 30. 2020.

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Obituary: Carol Ann Gorsuch

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Carol Ann Gorsuch, 83, of Dunedin, FL, passed January 31, 2020.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: AdventHealth's Spotlight on the Arts – Aladdin to be held February 9

By Press release submission | Feb 3, 2020

AdventHealth Foundation Central Florida, presents the Third Annual Spotlight on the Arts featuring the timeless story of ALADDIN.

Business

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Hiring-Business Analyst Intern PTat AdventHealth

By Press release submission | Feb 3, 2020

The Business Analyst Intern aids analytic staff in supporting a variety of quality

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