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Analysis: Alachua, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties have highest property tax rates in Florida

By Florida Business Daily | May 1, 2018

With an effective property tax rate of 1.35 percent, Alachua County has the highest tax rate among Florida counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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Analysis: Wakulla County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

By Florida Business Daily | May 16, 2018

One in 248 properties in Wakulla County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Florida, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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41,013 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Florida schools

By Florida Business Daily | May 17, 2018

Everest University in Tampa reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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Analysis: College softball in Florida grosses $25 million

By Florida Business Daily | May 18, 2018

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Florida, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Florida colleges, universities report 14.5 percent default rate on student loans

By Florida Business Daily | May 23, 2018

At Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy in Melbourne, 50 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Analysis: College men's golf in Iowa grosses $8.3 million

By Florida Business Daily | May 24, 2018

Florida State University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $943,378 – or $85,762 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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YMCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: Love your Neighbors (including the ones who don’t live next door)

By Press release submission | May 24, 2018

Jesus says the greatest commandment is: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31 (NIV) Would you like to participate in a meaningful mission trip without even leaving Orlando this summer?

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Graduates earn 517 degrees, certificates from Adventist University of Health Sciences

By Local Labs News Service | May 25, 2018

About 94 percent of the 517 degrees and certificates handed out by the Adventist University of Health Sciences in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to

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YMCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: The Y Encourages Older Adults “Engage at Every Age” This May

By Press release submission | May 26, 2018

The Y Encourages Older Adults “Engage at Every Age” This May You are never too old to eat healthy, get active and social May is Older Americans Month and the YMCA of Central Florida is emphasizing the importance of being kind to yourself by getting active and involved, no matter where you are in life.

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15,570 borrowers in default on student loans after attending public Florida colleges

By Florida Business Daily | May 29, 2018

Valencia College reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Florida Hospital Breaks Ground on $100 Million Expansion in West Volusia County

By Press release submission | May 29, 2018

The rain held out as Florida Hospital Fish Memorial officials and local dignitaries broke ground on a $100 million expansion project.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: 5 Things Millennials Should Know About Colon Cancer

By Press release submission | May 29, 2018

There’s a saying in medicine: “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras.” It’s a simple reminder for doctors to consider that symptoms are more often caused by common illnesses than rare ones.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Physician of the Quarter

By Press release submission | May 29, 2018

Florida Hospital Flagler has named gastroenterologist Dr. Issam Nasr as physician of the quarter.

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

By Local Labs News Service | May 30, 2018

Florida residents pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology, according to a Higher Education Tribune analys

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

By Local Labs News Service | May 30, 2018

Florida residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Cape Coral Technical College, Flagler Technical Institute and Fred D. Learey Technical College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Innovative Technology Offers Hope, Time to Brain Cancer Patients

By Press release submission | May 30, 2018

Surgery to remove the tumor is often among our first treatment tactics, but in some cases doctors cannot reach deep-seated tumors without damaging critical parts of the brain.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer

By Press release submission | May 31, 2018

Florida Hospital DeLand has selected two new leaders: Kyle Glass will serve as chief financial officer (CFO) as of May 28 and Samuel Aguero will serve as chief operating officer (COO) as of June 25.

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FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Shaquem Griffin: An Inspiring Story of Determination

By Press release submission | May 31, 2018

If you’re from the Central Florida area, you’ve most likely heard of Shaquem Griffin.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Foundation Donates Medical Equipment

By Press release submission | May 31, 2018

The Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation donated new medical equipment to the hospital’s emergency department and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation center.

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