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Dip in Florida’s consumer confidence likely to hurt holiday retail sales

Published: Nov 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence dropped two points to 77 in November, portending lackluster sales for the holiday retail season, a new University of Florida study finds.

‘Swamp’ goes green with help of carbon neutral plan

Published: Nov 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Screaming fans, marching bands, hulking linebackers — and offsetting a carbon footprint.

UF research: Florida’s population growth slows but still remains high

Published: Nov 7th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s population growth slowed considerably last year as the housing boom went bust, but it remained relatively strong and likely will stay that way for the next few years, the latest estimates from the University of Florida show.

Sex education in Florida schools varies widely, not available to all students

Published: Nov 5th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida study reveals sex education programs in Florida’s public schools vary widely in content and often are afforded little class time — and many students miss out altogether.