Published: Dec 30th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — A mediocre holiday season for retailers, stagnant wages and record-high consumer debt translated into a slightly gloomy outlook for Florida consumers in December, say University of Florida economists.
Published: Dec 19th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — The apparent selflessness of holiday gift-giving is more likely to be a selfish ruse to make the presenter look thoughtful, considerate or loving, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Dec 17th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —With species extinction on the rise and biological diversity on the decline, researchers are using satellite imagery in a search for possible new habitats for endangered wildlife.
Published: Dec 12th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —A University of Florida anthropologist is part of an international research team whose new findings could change the way human evolution theory is taught in some classrooms.
Published: Dec 10th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Next year’s Atlantic hurricane season promises more storms – not a good prediction for South Florida, which still is paying for Andrew’s strike four years ago, said University of Florida professors.
Published: Dec 6th, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Consumers may see a decline in orange juice prices at their grocery stores this spring, just as citrus growers around the state feel the effects of this year’s bumper citrus crop.
Published: Dec 3rd, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Thanks to an idea that struck Steve Freedman while he was shaving nine years ago, thousands of Florida children now have access to affordable medical care.
Published: Nov 27th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Strong consumer confidence may translate into good holiday sales for retailers, say University of Florida economists.
Published: Nov 25th, 1996
GAINESVILLE— Cheryl Amey was a 30-year-old single mother of four living in poverty when she realized the only chance for a better life was to go back to school and get a college degree.
Published: Nov 22nd, 1996
GAINESVILLE—A typical phone call in a typical day for Carol McLarty might be from a reporter wanting to know where Florida ranks in U.S. hog production.