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DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: 7X Energy announces sale of 100 MW Lapetus Solar Energy Project to Duke Energy Renewables

By Press release submission | Feb 14, 2019

7X Energy announces sale of 100 MW Lapetus Solar Energy Project to Duke Energy Renewables

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Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 15, 2019

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

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Education

Florida ranks No. 3 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 16, 2019

Florida was rated third best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

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Obituary: Matthew Kevin Thornton

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2019

Matthew Kevin Thornton, age 45, of Lake Butler, FL, passed away on February 12, 2019, outside of New Orleans, LA.

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Obituary: Merwin Lyle Guss

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2019

Merwin Lyle Guss, 86, died February 13, 2019 in Winter Haven, Florida.

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Obituary: Vernon Landon Burr

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2019

Vernon Landon Burr, 91, of Eagle Lake, Florida passed away on February 13, 2019.

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Obituary: Eleanor P. Miller

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 18, 2019

Eleanor P. Miller passed away on February 11, 2019.

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Obituary: Gail M. Lewis

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 19, 2019

Gail M. Lewis, 70, of Clermont, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019.

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Public Policy

Analysis: Florida ranks 2nd best on unemployment insurances taxes

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 21, 2019

Florida finished second in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

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Public Policy

Analysis: Florida House members rank 12th least frugal on spending votes

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Feb 24, 2019

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Florida ranked 12th highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

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Obituary for Lt. Colonel Donald Lamar Dukes

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 25, 2019

Lt. Colonel Donald Lamar Dukes, age 81, passed away on February 20, 2019.

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Obituary: Thomas Francis Nichols

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Feb 25, 2019

Thomas Francis Nichols, 84, of Windermere, Florida passed away Monday, February 18, 2019.

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People

Analysis: Florida's Pinellas County has 11th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Mar 1, 2019

The number of vacant homes in Florida's Pinellas County was nearly 15,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,019-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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Real Estate

Analysis: Orange County has 17th highest home vacancy rate among Florida counties.

By 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.

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Public Policy

Analysis: Florida ranks 11th best on property tax study

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Mar 2, 2019

Florida finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

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