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By Eric Bandin on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 11:53 am
For weeks now, a 60-year-old woman has felt the pressure of an increasingly aggressive “IRS officer” calling to demand owed money.
These supposed back taxes are not the first time Valerie Sicher has been targeted by con artists looking to financially exploit her.
By Adam Gerstenfeld on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:40 pm
The college ranking game is changing, with university reviewers switching their focus toward the cost pay-off for the average student. New criteria is being considered for college ranking scores.
By Jordan Albright on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am
More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.
By Zack Peterson on September 21st, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 9:59 am
This year’s Florida ethics reform has provided the public unique and easy access to its civil servants’ financial holdings. Citizens no longer need to request the information from state and county agencies; they can click and scroll through the information online.
By Breanna Maye on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm
Florida State University’s Dance Marathon committee is presenting Shands Hospital with over $700,000 Friday. The money will be used to renovate the Shands neonatal intensive care unit.
By Carolyn Brewster on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 5:24 pm
Gas prices in Florida increased 14 cents over just one week, making the average Florida price for gas higher than the national level. Experts blame low supply, refinery maintenance, economic optimism and the annual switch from the winter blend to the summer blend, which costs more to produce.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on April 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm
For the first time this year, motorists are paying less at the pump than at this time last year- an average of $3.80 per gallon. AAA South Senior Motor Club Manager John Albright says this decrease will have a direct […]
By Lauren Rautenkranz on February 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:43 pm
The City of Gainesville and Alachua County School District resolved an issue regarding utility fees last year. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, the city of Ocala and Marion County School District are now having a similar issue.