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Florida ranks 23rd highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 24, 2019

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Florida ranked 23rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

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Florida ranks 11th highest on beer taxes, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 23, 2019

The state beer excise taxes in Florida ranked 11th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

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Obituary for Charlotte S. Meeks

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 19, 2019

Charlotte Doris 'Char' Meeks, 68 of Winter Springs, Florida, passed away on August 14, 2019 in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

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Obituary for George Frank Furry

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 19, 2019

George Frank Furry, 76, has passed away in Winter Park, Florida on August 13.

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Obituary for Salvatore Henry Gregoire

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 19, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, 2019, the Feast of the Assumption, our beloved Popi, Salvatore Gregoire, passed away peacefully at home.

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CITY OF MAITLAND: The City of Maitland received a $200,000 grant from the I-4 Ultimate Project Art Endowment Committee

By Press release submission | Aug 19, 2019

The I-4 Ultimate Project Art Endowment Committee, consisting of representatives of I-4 Mobility Partners

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CITY OF WINTER PARK: Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions

By Press release submission | Aug 19, 2019

The New York Times published a great read about today's new libraries and how recent high-profile libraries across the globe

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Sticker shock: Which 2-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 19, 2019

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

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Florida has 4th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 17, 2019

Florida finished fourth in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

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By the Numbers: Florida not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 16, 2019

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

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The price of education: Which 2-year Florida schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 14, 2019

Florida residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Cape Coral Technical College, Flagler Technical Institute and Fred D. Learey Technical College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Obituary for Gerda Stout

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

Gerda Stout, 82 of Winter Springs, Florida passed away August 8, 2019.

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Obituary for Robert James Coleman

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

Robert J. Coleman, 95, passed away August 8th 2019.

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Obituary for Jerry Lehmon Watson

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 12, 2019

JERRY LEHMON WATSON, age 90, of Ocoee, FL, passed away at home with family on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

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CASSELBERRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Women's Networking Group- Luncheon to be held August 15

By Press release submission | Aug 12, 2019

Come join us each month and network with some of the most influential women in Seminole County!

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CITY OF MAITLAND: Former pro baseball player- franchise owner of the new Brick & Spoon

By Press release submission | Aug 12, 2019

A former pro baseball player started construction today for his next big prospect - a new restaurant in Maitland.

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Obituary for Luke Edward McLeod

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Luke Edward McLeod, 64 of Orlando, Florida passed away August 2, 2019.

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Obituary for Constance Rae Armstead

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Constance Rae Armstead, 76 of Ocoee, Florida passed away August 2, 2019.

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Obituary for Ashaben S. Shah

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Aug 6, 2019

Ashaben S. Shah, 61, of Orlando, Florida passed away Friday, August 2, 2019.

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Florida ranks 30th for rental car tax rates, study finds

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 6, 2019

Florida finished in a tie for 30th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

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