By Kelly Price on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 9:40 am
Black Friday spending and number of shoppers hit record highs – Retailers’ decision to open stores earlier for the Black Friday rush attracted a record 247 million shoppers — a 9-percent increase from 2011 — in stores and online throughout [...]
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:02 am
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
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By Zac Blobner on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.
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By Chip Skambis on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.
By Alexys Martinez on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:39 pm
With the Nov. 6 election two weeks away, three candidates are fighting for one seat in Florida’s third congressional district.
By Kelly Price 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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By Kelly Price on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 28, 2012 at 10:40 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Maps application | Gainesville.com – Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized for the issues caused by its Maps application. He said the company is reworking the error-infested application. Issues like nonexistent locations or problematic directions [...]
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By Chip Skambis on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:39 pm
There was a small bounce for each Romney and Obama after their respective party conventions, however that effect has already begun to wane, says Susan McManus, a professor at the University of South Florida.
By Elle Newbold on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm
Election day is looming and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Elle Newbold reports, presidential candidates are moving their campaigns to Florida.
The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office has completed the process of transferring all voters to their new precincts and districts. These changes were required after the State completed drawing the new lines for house, senate, and congressional Districts. Alachua County Supervisor of [...]
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