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
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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.
By Katherine Hahn on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 4:24 pm
VP Biden making Florida stops Wednesday – Joe Biden will be campaigning in Ocala and Sarasota on Wednesday. Bay News 9 Gov. Rick Scott’s higher education task force wants limit on Florida two-plus-two tuition – Scott’s team has agreed to [...]
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