Tag Archives: Economy

In the News: unemployment falls, UF hacked, state voter purge goes on, Apple remembers Steve Jobs, state Supreme Court lets statute stand

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:42 am

Two UF systems breached in international hacking Monday – Hundreds of thousands of email addresses, passwords, IDs and names of students and faculty members were taken from more than 100 universities worldwide as part of a hacking sweep by an anonymous [...]

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Encouraging signs in local housing market, economy despite upcoming election season

By 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.

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New economic numbers bring cautious optimisim

By on July 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

As new economic figures come out today, one particular number shows that Floridians are seeing a bit of an improvement. Florida 89.1, WUFT-FMs Corey Brooks has the story behind the numbers.

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Drought will impact prices at the grocery store

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new report released today shows that 55% of the continental United States is in a moderate to extreme drought, the largest percentage since 1956. With the Midwest at the center of the drought, there may be widespread destruction of the [...]

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Job numbers not as good as some expected

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

The monthly unemployment numbers were released today, and some were disappoined with what they had to say. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks takes a look at the new jobs report, and what it means for the country, state, and cities.

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