Published: Sep 24th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Another boost in consumer confidence in September may strengthen Clinton’s lead in Florida less than two months before the presidential election, but is no guarantee of a robust holiday season ahead for retailers, say University of Florida economists.
Published: Aug 28th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — New federal tobacco regulations are just the first strike in what figures to be a long legal and political battle, says a University of Florida law professor who thinks the Food and Drug Administration’s new rule could face trouble in federal court.
Published: Aug 9th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — The Republican National Convention will be so watered down that much of the viewing public will turn it off, robbing Bob Dole of needed visibility, says Kenneth Wald, a University of Florida political science professor.
Published: Jul 31st, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Are Americans color-blind when they enter the voting booth?
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.
Published: May 24th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — In the wake of the busiest hurricane season in 60 years, it looks like 1996 will be a good year for Florida beaches after Legislators approved a record amount of funding for beach projects.
Published: Apr 23rd, 1996
GAINESVILLE — If you can read these words, chances are you don’t think a law making English the official U.S. language will change your life.
Published: Apr 18th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — More than a quarter century after the first Earth Day, record numbers of Americans call themselves environmentalists, but few put their beliefs into action, says a University of Florida researcher.