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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.

Business

ORANGE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES: Meet Sunny! Sunny (A446979)

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Our veterinarian performed an amputation, and Sunny has been in foster care recovering.

Family

ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SOUTHWEST BRANCH: Rock the Wrap: Headwrap Styling Workshop

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Learn about the history of headwrapping. A beautiful African headwrap fabric is included in this workshop.

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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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.

Business

NATURE'S TABLE CAFE: We’re kicking off 2020 with a new location!!

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

Grand opening to be announced soon. Who can guess where it will be??

Business

NESTLE TOLL HOUSE CAFE: It’s the day of the big game!!

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

Stop on by and pick up a cookie cake (or cookie platter)!

From Delaware Business Daily
Public Policy

Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in Delaware estimated at 40.6%

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 1, 2020

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Delaware is 40.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

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Education

UDEL sports programs took in $36.6 million in 2018

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 31, 2020

University of Delaware grossed $36.6 million in 2018, making it the 102nd-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to a Delaware Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data

Family

MUSLIM ACADEMY OF GREATER ORLANDO: Parent Involvement Workshop

By Press release submission | Jan 27, 2020

Parents will receive tips and strategies for families to effectively and realistically engage their children in learning activities outside of school.

From Delaware Business Daily
Public Policy

Delaware ranks 36th best in new economic outlook analysis

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 25, 2020

Delaware finished 36th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

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Delaware ranks worst on corporate tax study

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 24, 2020

Delaware finished 50th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Business

MCDONALD'S CORPORATION: During McDonald’s 2019 Hackathon

By Press release submission | Jan 21, 2020

Almost 500 hackers located across 7 different countries developed innovative solutions for the future of the brand

Business

MILLER'S ALE HOUSE RESTAURANTS: Meat the Miller’s All-Stars

By Press release submission | Jan 21, 2020

Including 35 Fried Shrimp, Steak & Chicken Fajitas, Pork Osso Buco, and our world-famous Zingers.

From Delaware Business Daily
Public Policy

Delaware not among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 18, 2020

Delaware was not included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

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