By Carla Bayron on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 17, 2015 at 12:50 pm
The United States may terminate a 55-year-old trade embargo with Cuba, which could pose a threat to small citrus groves in Alachua County. The $9 billion industry may be affected by the new competition and importation, putting local growers out of business.
By Ryan Jones on January 29th, 2015 | Last updated: January 29, 2015 at 2:54 pm
State Medicaid fraud unit raids dental office in Ocala – Investigators seized computers and documents from a dental office suspected of Medicaid fraud in Ocala on Wednesday. Churchill Dentistry has been previously investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Ocala […]
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Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
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By Stephanie Brown on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:01 pm
President Barack Obama is travelling to Colombia today to attend the Summit of the Americas. Trade is expected to come up as a major topic of discussion. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with UF Center for Latin American Studies […]