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Florida’s high unemployment rate continues to hurt consumer confidence

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell in February by two points to 72, reflecting concerns about unemployment that is growing worse statewide even as it improves for the nation at large, according to a new University of Florida survey.

New snake identification guide can help Florida residents enjoy the outdoors

Published: Feb 16th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As spring arrives, Floridians become more active outdoors — and so do snakes.

UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

Published: Feb 4th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Invasive animals often wreak havoc with their feeding habits; however, University of Florida researchers say a huge South American snail is causing problems when it’s the prey rather than the predator.