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Obituary: Marilia Da Costa Rodrigues

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Marilia Da Costa Rodrigues, 68, of Lehigh Acres, passed away November 6, 2019 at Hope Hospice House in Lehigh Acres, FL.

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Obituary: William Basil Sipes

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

William Basil Sipes affectionately known as “Bill on the hill” departed on his one way flight to Gloryland, November 6, 2019, after traveling a long and rocky road of illness.

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Obituary: Harry Boock Sperry

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Harry Boock Sperry, age 86, of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 7th, at Halifax Hospice – OPIS Coquina Center, Ormond Beach after a lengthy illness with 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: Lorraine Marilyn “Rainy” Bomhard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Lorraine Marilyn “Rainy” Bomhard passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on November 3, 2019.

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Obituary for Louis Agostini

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Louis (Lou) Agostini, died peacefully surrounded by his family in the Florida Hospital Hospice of Orlando on October 29, 2019 at the age of 91.

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Obituary: William N Zimmerman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

William N Zimmerman, 93, Edgewater FL passed away November 1, 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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STERLING PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: CONGRATULATIONS to our Sterling Park Employee of the Year, Mrs. Afram!

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Thank you for the AMAZING work that you do with our students each and every day! We are SO proud to have you represent us!

Family

SHANE'S RIB SHACK: Watch out Henry County,

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Sheriff McBrayer came out to surprise our founder, Shane Thompson, at the Original Shack yesterday.

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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.

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Obituary for Benjamin C. Moon

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Benjamin C. Moon- 78 of Orange City, FL passed away October 24, 2019.

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Obituary: Ronald F. Leonard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Ronald F. Leonard passed away peacefully on October 24, 2019 at his home in Cape Coral, Florida.

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Obituary: Linda Lou Hill

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Linda Lou Hill. 76, of Edgewater passed October 24, 2019.

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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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