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Florida’s consumer confidence remains virtually unchanged in April

Published: Apr 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Pessimism about the housing downturn and rising gas prices balanced by optimism about a strong stock market caused consumer confidence in Florida to remain steady in April at 86 after falling six points in March, a new University of Florida study finds.

Church events a growing boon to local economies, study finds

Published: Apr 12th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Communities that host church retreats and conventions can count their blessings and the dollars the faithful pump into local economies, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF business incubator recognized internationally

Published: Apr 4th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an international contest, the University of Florida’s biotechnology business incubator was named the second best of its kind for 2007. The incubator assists newly created life science companies by providing physical space, equipment, logistical guidance and connections with prospective investors.