Tag Archives: Economy

Regional workforce connection cautions against job ad fraud

By 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 [...]

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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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