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  • Ticket prices, not fair weather fans to blame for empty seats at Gators' season opener

    Ticket prices, not fair weather fans to blame for empty seats at Gators' season opener
    Forget "Oh, my!" This is a big "Oh, no!" For University of Florida and SEC officials the empty seats at Saturday's season opener against Toledo confirms their worst fears. People are forgoing the in-person game day experience for the comfort of the...
  • UCF enrollment tops 60,100, a record, as university touts "wonderful" freshmen class

    UCF enrollment tops 60,100, a record, as university touts "wonderful" freshmen class
    Enrollment at the University of Central Florida has topped 60,100 for the fall term, a record for the state's largest university. That's a slight increase from last year, when UCF enrollment hit 60,000. UCF's also has enrolled a "wonderful freshmen...
  • UCF, other Fl universities to get some performance funding under new, and criticized, system

    The University of Central Florida will get more than $2.6 million in performance funding this year under a new legislative plan state university leaders call far from perfect. UCF and the University of South Florida are to get the two largest slices--...
  • Colorful Lake Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett, who sentenced seven men to death, dies

    Colorful Lake Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett, who sentenced seven men to death, dies
    As the body was carried out of the house, retired Tavares lawyer Jerri Blair rose to her feet on the front porch to deliver one final salute as he passed by. She snapped it off just the way former Circuit Judge Jerry T. Lockett liked it, so he'd know...
  • Dr. Patrick A. Taylor, president, Holy Cross Hospital

    Dr. Patrick A. Taylor, president, Holy Cross Hospital
    Last week: The University of Miami and University of Florida being ranked in the top 50 U.S. News best colleges is good news for all of us, having premier universities helps us retain and attract students to Florida. Universities help create diverse,...
  • Reaping Rewards Of State Investment In Research Takes Time

    Patience is a virtue. Never more so than when you consider university research-inspired, commercialized ventures — and the eagerly anticipated economic benefits sought from them. Having worked with entrepreneurial start-ups developed from...
  • 'America's Favorite Veterinarian' achieved his dream against the odds

    Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, was named America's Favorite Veterinarian on July 21 during the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. The announcement was made by Michael Cathey, executive director of the...
  • Until there's an all clear on contamination, avoid jerky treats

    Q: You've written about jerky treats being bad for pets, so what else should I give my dog as a treat? He's accustomed to getting his jerky at night before bedtime. -- C.J., Las Vegas Q: I'm very angry and mistrusting of pet food companies now. What do I...
  • Pamunkey Indian Tribe in King William County earns preliminary federal recognition

    Pamunkey Indian Tribe in King William County earns preliminary federal recognition
    KING WILLIAM – A new chapter in the centuries-long history of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe has begun. Tribal officials learned Friday that the Pamunkey will soon join the 566 other tribal nations across the country that are recognized by the...
  • Police say Florida professor used camera pen to videotape female students

    Police say Florida professor used camera pen to videotape female students
    A professor at the University of Florida has been charged with video voyeurism after police say he used a camera pen to secretly videotape the chest and thigh areas of students on campus, The Gainesville Sun is reporting. Veterinary professor Don...
  • Florida consumer confidence falls for 4th month

    Florida consumer confidence falls for 4th month
    Florida’s consumer confidence continued to decline  in September for a fourth month, although the drop was slight, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday. Floridians' overall mood this month was down only a point to 76, ...
  • Amid sagging attendance SEC looks to convince fans to leave the sofa and head to the stadium

    Amid sagging attendance SEC looks to convince fans to leave the sofa and head to the stadium
    GAINESVILLE — Win and they will come, the adage goes. But times have changed, even in the SEC where the league's streak of seven straight national championships has coincided with sagging attendance. Take Alabama. Winners of the past two...