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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: Glenn H. Honeycutt

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Glenn H. Honeycutt, 80, of Piqua, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Ft. Myers, Florida.

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Obituary: Kurt John Nunnenkamp

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Kurt John Nunnenkamp, 61, of Cape Coral, FL passed away on February 14, 2020.

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Obituary: Lou H. Croley

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2020

Lou H. Croley, 92, of Estero, passed away peacefully at her home on February 15, 2020.

Business

CORNELL FINE ARTS MUSEUM: Arte Y Café Con La Curadora-Art and Coffee with the Curator

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, located on the Rollins College campus with works also on view at The Alfond Inn, is open year-round.

Business

CRISPERS: Gift card giveaway!

By Press release submission | Feb 17, 2020

Spicy Thai Chicken Flatbread dipped in aioli

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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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CITY OF WINTER SPRINGS: The Winter Springs Senior Center and the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2020

This service will be offered through April 13 on Tuesday or Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Obituary for Arcadia Ramos Romero

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Arcadia Ramos Romero, 78, of Orlando, Florida passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

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Obituary: Joseph Gilbert Sr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Joseph Gilbert Sr, of Ft. Myers, Florida, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2020 in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

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Obituary for Carmen Melendez Rodriguez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 10, 2020

Carmen Melendez Rodriguez, 74, of Orlando, Florida passed away on February 7, 2020.

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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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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.

Education

CHENEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

The drill is now complete and the drill was a success. We have returned to our regularly scheduled classroom instruction.

Family

CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA: 59k families impacted annually

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2020

More than 1,800 team members empowering kids, teens and parents throughout Florida We're in this together.

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Obituary: Frank J. Edwards Sr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Frank J. Edwards Sr., 66, of Fort Myers, passed away January 27, 2020, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, FL.

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Obituary: Ernest “Ernie” Howard Rockhill

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Ernest “Ernie” Howard Rockhill, 78, passed away in his home, surrounded by his loving family on January 27, 2020 after a valiant battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

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Obituary: Maria D. Arias De Trujillo

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 4, 2020

Maria D. Arias De Trujillo, 76, passed away at her home in Lehigh Acres, FL., on January 27, 2020.

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