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Obituary: Lisa Dawn Richards

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Lisa Dawn Richards passed away on November 5, 2019 in Ocala, Florida under the care of hospice.

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Obituary: Carolyn Hibbard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Carolyn Hibbard passed away on Nov. 05, 2019.

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Obituary: Jeff Strauss

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Jeff Strauss, 56, of Daytona Beach passed away peacefully on November 5, 2019, after a long battle with lung cancer.

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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: Catherine W. Wokanovicz

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Catherine W. Wokanovicz 85, of The Villages, FL and formerly of Fairfield, CT passed away peacefully on October 29,2019 with her husband at her bedside.

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Obituary: Constance “Honey Jean” Wassum

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Constance “Honey Jean” Wassum, 64, died Monday, October 28, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

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Obituary: Jayson W. Buck

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Jayson W. Buck, age 25 our beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed suddenly on October 28th, 2019.

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Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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Florida offers 101 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 2, 2019

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Florida number 101, the ninth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

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Florida schools get 49.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 1, 2019

More than 49 percent of Florida public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 19th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

4 RIVERS SMOKEHOUSE: Holy Smokehouse! 4 Rivers Announces Vegan Option: Beyond Burnt Ends

By Press release submission | Nov 1, 2019

Plant-based bomb-dropping is officially an epidemic as 4 Rivers Smokehouse has announced the addition of “Beyond Burnt Ends” — an entirely vegan option — to its menu.

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Obituary for James Joseph Hagan IV

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

James Joseph Hagan IV, 71, of Bonita Springs, passed away October 22, 2019, at Joanne’s Hope Hospice House in Bonita Springs, FL.

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Obituary: Aida Fernandez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

She passed away on October 22, 2019.

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Obituary: David R. Snider

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

David R. Snider passed away peacefully on October 22, 2019 at his home in North Ft. Myers, Florida.

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Education

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

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