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Funding for arts agencies in Delaware to reach $3.3 million in FY2020

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 3, 2020

Legislative appropriations for Delaware arts agencies are projected to reach $3.3 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $3.43 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Duke Energy, North Carolina regulators and environmentalists reach agreement to permanently close all remaining ash basins in North Carolina

By Press release submission | Jan 3, 2020

In a major achievement that puts the coal ash debate to rest in North Carolina, state regulators, community groups and Duke Energy have agreed to a plan to permanently close the company’s remaining nine coal ash basins in the state, primarily by excavation with ash moved to lined landfills.

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Duke Energy declares dividend payments to shareholders

By Press release submission | Jan 3, 2020

Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.945 per share payable on March 16, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 14, 2020.

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College president is highest-paid public employee in Delaware

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 4, 2020

Mark T. Brainard, president of Delaware Technical Community College, earned $245,955 in 2018, making Brainard the highest-paid public employee in Delaware last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

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Which U.S. schools receive the most federal student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Jan 6, 2020

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, Broward College and Hillsborough Community College reported receiving the most federal financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

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Obituary: Barbara Jean Williams Hubbard-Wimer

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 7, 2020

Barbara Jean Williams Hubbard-Wimer, age 75, passed away peacefully at home with her husband holding her hand on December 31st.

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Delaware ranks 11th in annual tax climate ranking

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 10, 2020

Delaware finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

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

By 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.

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Delaware has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 11, 2020

Delaware would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Smithfield Foods Generates Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater to Power North Carolina Communities

By Press release submission | Jan 12, 2020

Smithfield Foods Generates Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater to Power North Carolina Communities

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Obituary for James Hardy

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 14, 2020

James Hardy 92, of Ocoee, Florida, passed away on January 12th, 2020.

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Obituary for Vicky Amelia (Morris) Agnew

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 14, 2020

Vicky Amelia (Morris) Agnew, beloved wife, daughter and sister, passed away at home on January 7th, 2020, after a battle with cancer.

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Obituary: Janine Sarah Eiler

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 14, 2020

Janine Sarah Eiler, age 87 of Orlando, Florida passed away on January 8, 2020.

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Delaware job growth this year projected at 0.7%

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 17, 2020

Job growth in Delaware is expected to reach 0.7 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

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Delaware not among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 18, 2020

Delaware was not included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

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Obituary: Zachariah Michael Wade

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 20, 2020

Zachariah Michael Wade, 17, played his final song on January 14th, 2020.

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Obituary: Ms. Jessie Mae Kembro

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 21, 2020

Ms. Jessie Mae Kembro, 91, of Lake Butler, FL, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2020, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: High school students train with trauma experts

By 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.

DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA: Duke Energy named one of Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for third consecutive year

By Press release submission | Jan 24, 2020

After a year in which the company continued providing cleaner energy to its customers, shifting to more flexible, low- and no-carbon sources while maintaining high reliability and rates below the national average, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row.

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Delaware ranks worst on corporate tax study

By Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 24, 2020

Delaware finished 50th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

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