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380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal

Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

HEALTHCARE SCOUTS: Tech Headlines: Nonemployee Management App Raises $11 Million; Ai Bot Maker Lands $6.5 Million Funding Round; Recruit Investment

Press release submission | Oct 10, 2019

Utmost, the maker of an app to manage nonemployee workers, announced a funding round. Separately, AI bot maker Talenya raised $6.5 million, and staffing firm Recruit Co. Ltd. invested in a company operating in the blockchain space.

Obituaries

Obituary: Jose Gutierrez Avilez Oct 15, 2019

Jose passed away on October 8, 2019.

Obituary for Dolores Faith Thomas Oct 15, 2019

Dolores Faith Thomas, of Orlando Florida, passed away October 10, 2019, at the age of 86.

Obituary for Louise Sonia LaRonde Oct 15, 2019

Louise Sonia LaRonde, of Orlando Florida, passed away October 12, 2019, at the age of 86.

Obituary for Alejandro L Carriera Oct 8, 2019

Alejandro L. Carriera, 28, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Obituary: Rhonda Croy Lorch Oct 8, 2019

Rhonda Croy Lorch passed away on October 1, 2019 at the age of 98 surrounded by her loving family.

Business

Analysis: Florida Hospital Orlando ranked among top U.S. hospitals
Florida Local New Network reports | Mar 8, 2019

Florida Hospital Orlando was listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients

Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

From Apopka Times

Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance

Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

From Apopka Times

Flooding from Hurricane Florence is a reminder of the dangers of being underinsured

Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 60 percent of all homes in the U.S. are underinsured by 20 percent.

Education

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636
Florida Business Daily reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

From Florida Business Daily

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

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.

From Florida Business Daily

The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

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.

Family

College Park Jazz Fest will feature 9 bands on 3 stages
Carrie Bradon | Sep 8, 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend a weekend? The College Park Jazz Fest is only months away and definitely something you won't want to miss out on.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Movies @ Midweek - A Quiet Place to be held July 18

Press release submission | Jul 17, 2018

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: American Tall Tales and Songs to be held June 28

Press release submission | Jun 27, 2018

Preschool, K—4, Step back in time to America's early days and hear tales from the legendary lives of Paul Bunyan, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, and Pecos Bill. Sing along to old-time songs like "This Land is Your Land", "Home on the Range", and more. Enrollment is required for everyone attending the event. Visit www.wppl.org or call 407-623-3300, ext. 4.

Real Estate

Home sales in Orlando, April 7-13, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 15, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of April 7-13, 2019.

Home sales in Orlando, March 31-April 6, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

Recent Fairview Shores home sales, March 31-April 6, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

Recent Fairview Shores home sales, March 24-30, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

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