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FLORIDA HOSPITAL APOPKA: How Magnetic Eyelashes and MRI Scans Don’t Mix

By Press release submission | Nov 1, 2019

Magnetic eyelashes have become a popular fashion trend, but when it comes to your next MRI test, they could pose some risks to you and the diagnostic quality of your imaging results.

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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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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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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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Obituary: Gladys Bell

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Gladys Bell was born in February of 1938 in Chicago and as she had accepted the Lord as her personal Savior at an early age she went to be with her Lord on October 28, 2019.

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Obituary for Margaret “Peggy” Elinor Brod

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Margaret “Peggy” Elinor Brod, 82, of Port Orange passed away Wednesday, October 30 2019.

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Obituary: James (Jim) Champion

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

James (Jim) Champion passed away on Oct. 30, 2019.

CENTURYLINK: Redefining The Purpose Of Brick And Mortar Retail

By Press release submission | Nov 7, 2019

The next time you find yourself in any major city take a moment and look around. Almost without exception the retail landscape you see around you was built in the pre-internet era.

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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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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.

CENTURYLINK: 5 Primary Activities For CIOs Transforming To A Data-Driven Organization

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2019

It’s become popular and almost cliché for CIOs, chief data officers, and IT leaders to proclaim the need to transform into a data-driven organization.

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Schools

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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Obituary: Frank J. Perzanowski

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Frank J. Perzanowski of Whiting, IN, Chicago, IL, Syracuse, IN, and Estero, FL, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2019, at the age of 81

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Obituary: Jesse Tyler Wilson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Jesse Tyler Wilson, 21, of Apopka, Florida passed away on November 07, 2019.

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Obituary: Charles Joseph “Chuck” Wolfe

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Charles Joseph “Chuck” Wolfe, age 67 of Abbeville (Hardridge Creek Community) died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at his home.

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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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NEA estimates Florida K-12 schools spent $32.4 billion in 2018-19

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 16, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent an estimated $32.4 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

CENTURYLINK: Take Your Small Business Digital Presence To A New Level

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2019

It can be challenging to grow a small business, let alone stay on top of the latest web trends. But a functional, mobile-friendly website is critical. And if customers can’t find your website, your business will not survive in today’s world.

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