Published: Sep 29th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence index fell sharply in September, hitting its lowest point in 16 months and reflecting growing pessimism about everything from personal finances to short-term business conditions, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Sep 28th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — A stormy past warns that Florida may be in store for more destructive hurricanes if scientists are right about the threat of global warming, new University of Florida research suggests.
Published: Sep 21st, 1998
GAINESVILLE — You’re late to work after being stuck in traffic around a bridge repair.
Published: Sep 17th, 1998
GAINESVILLE—You’ve got your security system on, burglar bars up and guard dog at the ready. Feel safe?
Published: Sep 16th, 1998
GAINESVILLE —Think a manned trip to Mars is a great idea but tracking the migration patterns of monarch butterflies is a colossal waste of time and money? Everyone’s entitled to their own view, but some opinions may be misinformed.
Published: Sep 15th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Two South Florida metro areas rank in the top 10 nationally in per capita personal income, according to the latest University of Florida report on income that indicates a gap between city and rural wealth.
Published: Sep 10th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Being ostracized from society forces many transsexuals and transvestites into prostitution, putting them at risk for abuse, violence and the deadly virus that leads to AIDS, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Sep 8th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — The Southeast is suffering through the worst infestation of armyworms in recent memory, with the pests chewing their way through thousands of acres of crops, pasture and turf.
Published: Sep 2nd, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Slower population growth will lead to slower economic growth as Florida enters the 21st century, but the Sunshine State will still fare better than the nation, a new University of Florida study finds.