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UF Economists: Consumer Confidence Undampened By Stock Market Dip

Published: Jul 30th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Despite a volatile stock market, the confidence of Florida’s consumers remained unchanged from June to July because they perceive prices to be relatively low, say University of Florida economists.

Political Ads To Hit New Low This Year Despite Revived Presidential Image

Published: Jul 29th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Independence Day is one of the best things to happen to the American presidency in a long time, although the coming onslaught of sleazy political spots may negate the film’s impact.

Gainesville Man Is Florida’s First Cystic Fibrosis Patient To Receive Gene Therapy

Published: Jul 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—A 34-year-old Gainesville man was in good condition today (7/24) after becoming the first patient in Florida to undergo gene therapy to combat cystic fibrosis, the most prevalent lethal hereditary disease in America.

County Projections of Economic Activity To The Year 2010

Published: Jul 22nd, 1996

County level economic forecasts to 2010 have been released by the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR).

Hurricane Experts Gather To Discuss Lessons Learned From Destruction

Published: Jul 11th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As residents along the Atlantic Coast keep a wary eye on Hurricane Bertha, experts from around the country are trying to analyze the lessons learned from last year’s destructive storm season — the busiest in more than 60 years.

Effort Thought To Be The Key To Success In Some Homes, UF Study Finds

Published: Jul 10th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —Poor black mothers who do not have an advanced education are not deterred from encouraging their children to succeed in mathematics, a new University of Florida study finds.

Recognizing First U.S. Women’s Champion Is A Step In The Right Direction

Published: Jul 9th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Margaret Abbott may finally be getting the credit she deserves.

Southern Pine Beetle Reaching Outbreak Levels In North Florida

Published: Jul 3rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Southern Pine Beetle populations have exploded to outbreak levels along the Suwannee River in Hamilton and Madison counties, where the tree-killing beetle has invaded several pine plantations.

Centennial Olympics? Yes, But 100 Years Old? Not Really, Says UF Expert

Published: Jul 2nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As the world prepares to celebrate the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, a French idealist is again being heralded as the idea man behind the first events in 1896 and the originator of the modern Olympics.