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Florida public universities shine in U.S. News and World Report’s college rankings

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In its 2020 release, U.S. News and World Report gave special kudos to Florida, California and New York colleges and universities for excelling in enrolling and graduating large proportions of low-income students. The rankings authority unveiled a new list this year that ranked colleges on social mobility. It measures how well schools graduated students who received federal Pell Grants. Those students typically …

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HCA Healthcare launches opioid take-back day on Sept 7

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In an effort to fight the opioid epidemic, the national hospital chain, HCA Healthcare, has launched an opioid take-back day event. Called “Crush the Crisis,” the event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7 nationwide, involving 65 HCA hospitals in 15 states, including Florida. You can take your unused or expired prescription medications to one of the locations and drop them …