Tag Archives: Obama

In the News: Labor secretary nomination, Farmworkers protest, Legislation update, Suspicious UCF death

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:40 am

Obama to nominate Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary – President Obama plans to nominate Thomas E. Perez as the new secretary of Labor on Monday. The position plays an important role in immigration reform. Perez currently works as the [...]

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Mar.18,2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:51 am

SR 121 and U.S. 441 smoke advisory continues; UCF death investigated, dorm evacuated; Cabins ablaze in Pigeon Forge fire; Iran’s nuclears expected to top Obama’s priority list in Isreal.

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In the News: charity involved in illegal gambling, rape trial texts, Feb. foreclosure drop, food truck rally, Obama’s fuel plan

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

Fla. charity figures pumped $1M to politicians – An Associated Press investigation revealed more than $1 million has been given to politicians by a charity involved with illegal gambling. Ocala Star Banner Text messages at center of rape trial testimony [...]

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In the News: Obama and Rubio to speak Tuesday, former Florida GOP Chairman pleads guilty, Mayo Clinic receives $7 million grant, cold snap expected

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 8:04 pm

Effects of mild winter will be felt throughout the year | Gainesville.com – Temperatures in Gainesville may dip below freezing early next week due to a cold-air blast expected to hit this weekend, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist [...]

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In the News: Obamacare revisited, UF and FSU, Hamas issues ceasefire, Obama in Myanmar, cheerleaders grounded

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 10:10 am

Obamacare in Florida: Florida officials re-thinking opposition to ‘Obamacare’ – “Just a week after the re-election of Barack Obama ended all Republican hopes of overturning the new health care law known as “Obamacare,” Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida leaders [...]

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In the News: Florida remains wild card, Pinellas County power outages concern voters, Florida’s election half over, rain at polls, 2012 campaign in two minutes

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:36 am

Florida confounds the candidates in the run-up to Election Day – Until the polls close, Florida remains a wild card for both President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Jacksonville.com Power outages in Pinellas County cause concern about polling [...]

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In the News: rainy election day, Gator Growl raises money, Presidential dash, Nor’easter for NY, Florida voting lawsuit

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

Rainy Election Day predicted in the region – Showers will likely pour down on Election Day, but clear skies are expected starting Wednesday in the region this week. The Gainesville Sun Gator Growl fights to raise money for veterans – [...]

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In the News: Ocala meningitis, higher education proposals, Obama leads Romney among Hispanics, Americans win Nobel Prize, HPV vaccine doesn’t affect sexual behavior

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

Florida’s fungal meningitis outbreak so far is centered on Ocala area – Two more cases of a rare fungal meningitis were confirmed in two women Friday at the Marion County Pain Management Center. All nine confirmed meningitis cases — including two [...]

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In the News: FBI reward, presidential debate, American Airlines, Facebook share, illegal immigrant, Florida justices

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am

FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and [...]

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UF research center finds increase in consumer confidence, discusses effect

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Consumer confidence has reached the highest level in five years this past month and Chris McCarty said it is mostly due to positive economic changes. This increase in confidence could play a roll in the upcoming presidential debates and election.

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