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

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.

Private colleges, universities report borrower default rate of 8.2%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, 41.4 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.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

DESTIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sea Glass Apartments Celebrates Grand Opening in Destin

On May 2, Sea Glass Apartments celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting with the Destin Chamber.

GREATER FORT MYERS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Piano Guys Christmas Together November 27 Tickets on sale Friday, May 4

The Piano Guys: Christmas Together comes to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30PM.

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Museum of Discovery and Science receives $50,000 from the NBCU Foundation

The NBCU Foundation announced that it has awarded the Museum of Discovery and Science a $50,000 Project Innovation Grant for its App-titude Internship Program, a two-year internship for high school juniors and seniors.

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