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Florida earns grade of D for manufacturing health

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 4, 2019

Florida received a grade of D on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

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Gainesville’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Florida

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 5, 2019

The Gainesville metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Florida, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

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WAFFLE HOUSE RESTAURANT: Cape Day

By Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Donate $20 per photo to support the superhero patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2019

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Rollins College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Total state tax collections in Florida reach $41.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 11, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $41.3 billion, the fourth highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Florida’s public pensions are 79.2 percent government funded

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 12, 2019

Taxpayer contributions to Florida’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 79.2 percent of the total, the 12th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Education

WINEGARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Ma. Zuroff and Ms. Mitchell's

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

For the standard SC.4.P.9.1, these scientists discovered that changes.

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WINDERMERE PREPARATORY SCHOOL: Opera Orlando and Windermere Prep Collaboration Event

By Press release submission | Oct 12, 2019

Opera Orlando is pleased to announce a special collaboration with Windermere Preparatory School as part of the 2019-20 season.

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

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

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

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2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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1st-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $11.2 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 19, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $11.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the fifth highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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WENTWORTH GALLERY: Brian Wheat of Tesla at New Wentworth Gallery Seminole Hard Rock

By Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

Wentworth Gallery is proud to welcome Brian Wheat, fine artist and Tesla co-founder and bassist, for an exclusive exhibition of his artwork at the brand new Wentworth Gallery at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. The artist will be appearing in person at the GRAND OPENING of the gallery on Thursday, October 24th from 7 to 9 pm. Additional appearances Friday & Saturday 3-5 pm and Sunday 1-3 pm.

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WILLIAMS-SONOMA: Comforting soup

By Press release submission | Oct 20, 2019

Williams-Sonoma issued the following announcement on Oct. 19.This comforting soup has all the flavors of lasagna, including Italian sausage, ricotta cheese and basil.

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380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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326 living veterans in Palm Beach County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Palm Beach County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 326, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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2017-18 teacher pay in Florida averaged $48,168

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 25, 2019

Teachers’ salaries in Florida averaged $48,168 for the 2017-2018 school year, the sixth lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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WINDERMERE POLICE DEPARTMENT: No Shave November or “Movember”

By Press release submission | Oct 26, 2019

We are looking for people to join our team and to help promote Men's Health and raise awareness about mental health, prostate and testicular cancer.

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WINDERMERE PARKS AND RECREATION: Don't forget the Halloween Costume Parade

By Press release submission | Oct 26, 2019

We will parade across the stage in the Town Hall, and we'll still have plenty of tricks and treats!

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