Published: Dec 22nd, 1998
GAINESVILLE — More than 95 percent of children in child safety seats in the state could be killed or injured because the devices are not properly secured to the vehicle, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Dec 21st, 1998
GAINESVILLE “Getting” isn’t the top priority for a lot of kids this holiday season.
Published: Dec 18th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — It’s 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and the local mall is jammed with men charging through their last-minute shopping while their wives or girlfriends sit at home gloating because they were finished weeks ago.
Published: Dec 11th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — This holiday season, you can give children the gift of knowledge, feed their imaginations and broaden their horizons.
Published: Dec 9th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — It’s mid-morning on Cape Cod and the thermometer has barely climbed above 50 degrees, but 72-year-old Joseph Sullivan is out walking. Every day he puts his headphones on and walks two or three miles around Cape Cod’s Kelley Park.
Published: Dec 3rd, 1998
GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida study has determined cathode ray tubes inside television sets and computer monitors contain enough lead to be considered hazardous waste, a finding that may spur officials in Florida and elsewhere to forbid or restrict the current practice of dumping televisions and monitors in landfills.
Published: Dec 2nd, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Fishing, a form of self-expression that has more in common with refined needlepoint than rugged canoeing or hunting?
Published: Nov 18th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Participating in sports can have benefits for adolescent girls that reach beyond simply staying physically fit, a University of Florida researcher has concluded.
Published: Nov 17th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — A child skips one school day after another. The teacher and principal blame the parents for not disciplining the youngster, while mom and dad fault the school for not giving the child the benefit of the doubt.
Published: Nov 10th, 1998
GAINESVILLE —Traditional science fiction has aliens who speak some form of English or resemble humans. The problem is, chances are slim that non-terrestrial life will have such earthling-like traits.