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By Jesse Pagan on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 5:22 pm
Brazil’s economic success has made its economy the sixth largest in the world. The country will be the focus of the University of Florida’s Center for Latin American Studies’ 62nd annual conference called “Emergent Brazil.”
By Larissa Scott on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 5:33 pm
A drop in Florida citrus crops could potentially increase prices for consumers. UF, the USDA and citrus growers have been investing time and money to come up with “aggressive” research methods to fight Greening and citrus canker.
By Carolyn Brewster on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 5:24 pm
Gas prices in Florida increased 14 cents over just one week, making the average Florida price for gas higher than the national level. Experts blame low supply, refinery maintenance, economic optimism and the annual switch from the winter blend to the summer blend, which costs more to produce.
By Forrest Smith on December 28th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:16 am
From University of Florida GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained unchanged in December, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. December’s figure was 74, the same as the revised November reading. Overall confidence reached a post-recession peak in [...]
By Kelly Price on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 17, 2012 at 8:27 am
Though the nationwide foreclosure rate is falling, Florida is still leading the nation. One in every 312 Florida homes filed for foreclosure last month, which is twice the U.S. average.
By Kelly Price on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm
Getting a job just got trickier. The Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is now warning jobseekers to stay alert for scams using the names of legitimate businesses and organizations. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said the regional [...]
By Adam Pages on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm
Housing markets in Alachua County and Marion County are expected to improve despite election season, according to August real estate reports.