Author Archives: Ben Brasch

Two UF systems were hacked, investigation ongoing

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 1:10 pm

A group of hackers, called Team GhostShell, broke into two of UF’s systems.

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Gainesville’s McDonald’s locales comply with national calorie-listing rule

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 11:24 am

Menus at fast-food restaurants now have to post the amount of calories in items alongside their pictures. All McDonald’s stores in Gainesville have switched their menus over.

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UF professor researches political advertisements

By on September 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 11:45 am

Stephen Craig, a UF political science professor and the director of the political campaigning graduate program, studied negative ads and how candidates retaliate.

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Michelle Obama to visit Gainesville on Monday — details confirmed

By and on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Updated 3:10 p.m. Obama for America has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required due to the limited space.

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Proposed Levy county nuclear plant moves forward

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:46 am

Duke Energy is planning to move forward with its effort to build a $24-billion nuclear plant in Levy County. The announcement on Monday came as a surprise to many who heard Jim Rogers, chief executive officer of Duke Energy, speak […]

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