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TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Duke Energy Tree Trim - 4th Quarter 2019

By Press release submission | Oct 2, 2019

Crews will be pruning trees along electric lines located within Windermere during the 4th quarter of 2019.

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Obituary: De Vasto, Richard Robert

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

De Vasto, Richard Robert, 87, of Winter Park, FL. passed away on September 25, 2019.

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Obituary: Diane Bruner Patrick

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Diane Bruner Patrick, of College Park, passed away September 23, 2019.

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Obituary: Lionel Francis Yarn

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 2, 2019

Lionel Francis Yarn, 64, passed away on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019.

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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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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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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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TOWN OF WINDERMERE: The Manors Sidewalk Repair UPDATE

By Press release submission | Oct 8, 2019

Due to prior commitments, the contractor will be returning within the next 30 days to continue replacing damaged sidewalks in the Manors.

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Obituary: Kathleen E. Voodre

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Kathleen E. Voodre on October 6, 2019, at the age of 79.

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Obituary: Yves- Rose Piard

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 8, 2019

She passed away on October 3, 2019 in Ocoee, Florida.

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Obituary: William Lawrence McCook

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 9, 2019

William Lawrence McCook Junior, 73, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019.

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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.

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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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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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WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: City of OCOEE Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation

By Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc., awarded the Ocoee Police Department its first Certificate of Accreditation.

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WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: City of Ocoee Launches Community Survey

By Press release submission | Oct 15, 2019

City of Ocoee residents will have the chance to provide feedback about the city’s parks and recreation programs. The city is updating its Comprehensive Plan and the Parks, Recreation, & Trails Master Plan and is asking residents to take an online community survey.

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Obituary: Robert Zack

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

He passed away on October 12, 2019 in Winter Garden, Florida.

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Obituary for Laura Leigh Thomas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 15, 2019

Laura Leigh Thomas (Lori), 53, of Orlando, Florida gained her eternal wings on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

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