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HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: High school students train with trauma experts
Press release submission | Jan 23, 2020

The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Orlando Health, and Orange County Public Schools provide hands-on training in bleeding control, distracted driving and burn safety to more than 450 students from Boone High School’s Academy of Health Science, and Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic and Orlando Health announce Partnership

Press release submission | Jan 11, 2020

Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic and Orlando Health today announced the two healthcare organizations have united. Under the arrangement, Jewett Orthopaedic became part of Orlando Health on December 31, 2019.

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: A bright idea: Duke Energy helps customers estimate the cost of holiday lighting

Press release submission | Dec 14, 2019

Holiday lights are going up all across the country, bringing bright colors and welcome cheer. But if you wonder how much your energy bill will go up, Duke Energy has the solution.

Obituaries

Obituary: Julie Dawn Harden Feb 18, 2020

Mrs. Julie Dawn Harden, known to many as "Jewls", age 52, passed away at her home on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Providence, Florida.

Obituary: Doris Elixson Feb 18, 2020

Ms. Doris Elixson, 72, of Lake Butler, FL, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2020 at the North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville.

Obituary: Kenneth "Kenny" R. McCollum Feb 18, 2020

Kenneth "Kenny" R. McCollum, 65, of Grand Island, Florida passed away on February 12, 2020 in Tavares, Florida.

Obituary: Richard Donald Oldroyd Feb 10, 2020

Richard Donald Oldroyd, 84, of Winter Park, Florida passed away on February 6, 2020.

Obituary: William “Bill” H. Dickenson Feb 10, 2020

William “Bill” H. Dickenson, 71, died Monday, February 03, 2020 in Lakeland, Florida.

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.

TML GROUP: Your little trick to boosting profitability 75%

Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

They say it’s the little things in life that matter the most, but I believe the same applies to managing a business as well.

TML Group: Your EASY-IN to real estate payouts

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2018

So, you’re interested in trying your luck at real estate, but don’t necessarily want to mess around with all the work that’s involved or the risk that typically goes hand-in-hand with it.

Education

Delaware 4th-graders score two points below the national average on reading
Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 15, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 218 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is two points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Delaware 4th-graders score one point below the national average on math
Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 8, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 239 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is one point below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

From Delaware Business Daily

UDEL sports programs took in $36.6 million in 2018

Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 31, 2020

University of Delaware grossed $36.6 million in 2018, making it the 102nd-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to a Delaware Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data

From Florida Business Daily

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

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.

Family

Bridges of Light Foundation fundraiser a success
Carrie Bradon | Sep 16, 2018

The Bridges of Light Foundation recently hosted its 15th Annual Players Ball.

Enjoy the summer with a lake tour of the Lake Butler Chain of Lakes
Carrie Bradon | Aug 21, 2018

There is a lot to take in when you're talking about natural scenery in the central Florida area, but perhaps the most iconic way to take in the beauty of the Lake Butler Chain of Lakes is by boat.

ROSEN COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Battle on the Block to be held June 23

Press release submission | Jun 21, 2018

Join Late Knights, Residence Hall Association (RHA), and Knights of the Turntables for an epic DJ battle in the Academic Village Courtyard to help kick off the start of Summer B!

Real Estate

Analysis: Orange County has 17th highest home vacancy rate among Florida counties.
Florida Local News Service reports | Mar 1, 2019

The number of vacant homes in Florida's Orange County was more than 6,200 in the third quarter of 2018, an eight-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Home affordability in Orange County tanks
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 13, 2018

Orange County had the sixth lowest home affordability index in Florida in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Q3 real estate sales report: Tildenville

Local Labs News Service | Dec 11, 2018

Median prices rose in Tildenville over last year, and are up 120.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q3 real estate sales report: Orlovista

Local Labs News Service | Dec 10, 2018

Median prices rose in Orlovista over last year, and are up 224.1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to third quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

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