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Obituary: Andrew C. Daniels, Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Andrew C. Daniels, Jr. 82, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2019 at his home in North Fort Myers, Florida.

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Obituary: Livio Vinco

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Livio Vinco passed away peacefully at home on 10/10/19 in New Smyrna Beach, FL.

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Obituary: Mr. Dale E. Turner

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Dale E. Turner, 33, of Sorrento, Florida passed away on October 07, 2019.

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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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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.

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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.

CENTURYLINK: CenturyLink Sets Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Call Date

By Press release submission | Oct 9, 2019

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will release its third quarter 2019 results on Nov. 6, 2019. The company will broadcast a live conference call on its Investor Relations website at http://ir.centurylink.com at 5 p.m. ET.

CENTURYLINK: CenturyLink named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial CDN Vendors Report

By Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

In its first evaluation of the global commercial content delivery network (CDN) vendor landscape, industry analyst firm IDC named CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) a Leader.

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Obituary: Katharina [Kathy] Finocchiaro

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Katharina [Kathy] Finocchiaro, 86, of Daytona Beach, died at home on September 30, 2019.

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Obituary: Mrs. Sandra Kay Carpenter

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

October 2nd, 2019, surrounded by family, Sandy went home to be with the Lord at the age of 79.

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Obituary: Mrs. Sara H. McMaster

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

Sara H. McMaster, 88, of Orlando, Florida passed away on October 06, 2019.

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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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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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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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Obituary: Mrs. Bonita Louise Pearson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Bonita “Bonnie” Louise Pearson, 62, of Apopka, Florida passed away Tuesday, September 24th surrounded by her family and loved ones.

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Obituary: Mrs. Brenda Holland

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Brenda Holland, 76, of Orlando, Florida, passed away September 24, 2019.

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Obituary: Helena Clair Ladas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Helena Clair Ladas, 71, of Ocala, Florida passed away, Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Take It From Oprah: Pneumonia Is Serious, So Get Vaccinated

By Press release submission | Oct 2, 2019

Oprah Winfrey recently faced severe pneumonia that landed her in the emergency room. At the insistence of her lung specialist, Winfrey canceled all her plans for a month for the first time in her career, the media mogul said.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: Ron Smith Elected Board Chairman for AdventHealth

By Press release submission | Oct 1, 2019

AdventHealth’s Board of Directors has elected Ron C. Smith to serve as chairman during its most recent quarterly Board meeting. Smith assumes responsibilities immediately, replacing former Board Chairman Gary Thurber following his two-year term.

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

By Local Labs News Service | Sep 30, 2019

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

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