By Tanima Mehrotra on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.
By Tanima Mehrotra on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 3:40 pm
Gainesville gas has fallen under $3 per gallon, keeping with average gas prices across the U.S. This is the first time in four years that national gas prices have dipped below $3.
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By Seantyel Hardy on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 3:47 pm
Gainesville consistently has higher gas prices than other big Florida cities. This can be traced to lack of competitive gas station chains, transportation costs and location.
Refinery Repairs Cause Temporary Gas Price Jump – Gas prices spiked 10 cents at some gas stations in Florida overnight on Wednesday, due to work on the refineries off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The gas prices are […]
Amid controversy, state education leaders to huddle in Florida – A three-day education summit led by Gov. Rick Scott started Monday. The main topics up for discussion were the new Common Core education standards, tests that will replace the Florida […]
By Fernanda Ponce on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm
Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian'; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.
By Alexa Volland on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:17 pm
February a bad month for buying gas – At $3.63 a gallon, the monthly national average price has surpassed last February’s average by 8 cents, according to the AAA. In Florida, the average price was $3.869, an increase of nearly […]
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By Kathryn Belton on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:56 pm
Gas price increases result from a number of factors, including a rise in crude oil prices, an increase in demand for oil in other countries and oil refinery closings, according to University of Florida economist Raymond Schaub.
By Wade Millward on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 3:40 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Erik Ugartachea on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm
Gas prices jumped in the past week and are expected to continue rising over the next few months.