Archive for “June 2001 ”
Published: Jun 28th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida boaters with an environmental conscience now can look for marinas with the equivalent of the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, thanks to a new state program.
Published: Jun 27th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence in Florida increased two points this month, most likely reflecting high spirits over the recent news of income tax refunds, University of Florida economists said today.
Published: Jun 26th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Like much of the Amazon, the rainforests of northeastern Peru are home to a rich variety of animals.
Published: Jun 21st, 2001
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Add an exotic new termite to the growing list of invasive pests gnawing their way across Florida.
Published: Jun 18th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If anyone is wondering what to do with millions of recalled Firestone tires, a University of Florida researcher has a suggestion: Grind them up and spread them on athletic fields and golf courses.
Published: Jun 14th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The first ever excavation of a black Seminole town is under way in Central Florida and may unearth how the runaway slaves actually lived within the embattled Seminole Indian nation, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Jun 13th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People who live in rural areas rely on their family doctors for everything from delivering babies to dealing with heart trouble and fixing broken bones.
Published: Jun 12th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Breaking up is hard to do when the divorced person must endure to rude remarks and flippant observations, says a University of Florida researcher whose own marriage break-up led her to study the subject.
Published: Jun 11th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The golden years are more likely to be tarnished for black Americans, who face a higher risk of disabilities than their Latino and white counterparts, a University of Florida study shows.
Published: Jun 8th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s a UFO, but it’s not unidentified