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  • Why didn't Gators just tell truth about Joker Phillips "resigning" for cheating?

    Why didn't Gators just tell truth about Joker Phillips "resigning" for cheating?
    The Florida Gators did themselves, their fans and embattled football coach Will Muschamp a true disservice earlier this week, and the shame of it all is this: All they had to do was tell the truth. Of course in today's clandestine, covert, top-...
  • Shands to pay $3.25M in whistle-blower settlement

    Shands to pay $3.25M in whistle-blower settlement
    Shands Health Care System has agreed to pay $3.25 million to settle the second part of a whistle-blower case that claimed that six of Shands Florida hospitals over billed the government, which resulted in overpayments from Medicaid, Medicare and TriCare,...
  • UCF spends less on instruction than other Florida public universities

    UCF spends less on instruction than other Florida public universities
    UCF ranks tops in the state in one area of financial efficiency -- the university spends the least on instructional costs. Florida's largest public university spent, on average, $21,060 on instructional costs per bachelor's degree in recent years,...
  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
  • The smell of crop disaster: UF research on citrus greening

    The smell of crop disaster: UF research on citrus greening
    Insects that carry the devastating citrus greening disease are attracted by an odor that sick trees give off, researchers at University of Florida found. The research advances understanding of the costly disease, which is damaging Florida’s $9...
  • Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers

    Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers
    Three technology business leaders in the Orlando area have been honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor with this year’s Faces of Technology program. The program is like a hall of fame for the region’s tech industry. Since it began in...
  • Legislature sends governor in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Legislature sends governor in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants. The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
  • UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app

    UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app
    Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street. Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
  • Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate's budget chairman announced Thursday he was blocking a proposal to give in-state tuition to undocumented college students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally. The bill, SB 1400, sponsored by Sen. Jack...
  • Swimmer takes national title for third consecutive year

    Swimmer takes national title for third consecutive year
    Growing up in Naperville, Jeff Depew got his start swimming at the age of 5. "We lived about two blocks from a Naperville Park District pool," he said. "My parents swam, my brother swam, so it was something that has always been a part of my life."...
  • Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks

    Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks
    There was a time when people drank because they were thirsty. People in desk jobs didn't give hydration much thought beyond refilling their coffee mugs. Throughout most of the 20th century, marathon runners were discouraged from drinking during exercise...
  • Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom

    Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom
    It is a high school class project that will be part of Delray Beach for a long time to come. A group of hard-hat wearing students from Atlantic Community High now are touching up a three-bedroom, two-bath home that they took from permits to plaster....