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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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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.

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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Obituary: Carolyn Hibbard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Carolyn Hibbard passed away on Nov. 05, 2019.

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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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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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NEA estimates Florida K-12 schools spent $32.4 billion in 2018-19

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 16, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent an estimated $32.4 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: T-21 Educational Seminar Series

By Press release submission | Nov 17, 2019

This month's topic is geared towards our high-school aged group and our topic is Transitioning IEP presented by the Family Network on Disabilities. This is for parents and young adults to attend together.

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