Tag Archives: Orlando

Polk Elementary Teacher Is Florida Teacher Of Year

A Polk County math teacher has been chosen as Florida’s 2017 teacher of the year. Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that Highlands Grove Elementary School teacher Jessica Solano was selected from among five finalists. Solano will receive a $20,000 award funded by the state Department of Education and the Macy’s …

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Scott Pitches Septic Replacement Amid Algae Woes

Money to reduce the use of septic systems will be in Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget for next year, as the state grapples with swirling green algae coating waterways in parts of the Treasure Coast. However, incoming Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, said that while cleaning runoff and replacing septic …

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Pop Stars Collaborate In Song For Orlando Victims

NEW YORK — GLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige in tribute to the victims of last month’s massacre in Orlando, Florida. “Hands” was released Wednesday on iTunes. It also includes Selena Gomez, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Pink, …

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