| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A proposal to hire a consultant to gauge the likelihood that a possible tax measure would get voter approval was stuck in gridlock with a tied vote from the City Council on Tuesday until Councilman Frank Quintero put aside his philosophical beliefs...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Floridians remain more pessimistic about the economy after four months of rising spirits this spring, according to the University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
The state's consumer confidence level was unchanged in August, matching July’s...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Consumer confidence in Florida fell in July after four months of rising optimism, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Floridians became more pessimistic this month, with their consumer confidence sinking three points in July to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Floridians' confidence in the economy continues to grow as a statewide consumer survey hit highs not seen since before the Great Recession, the University of Florida announced Tuesday.
Consumer confidence in Florida rose one point in June to 82, a post-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:23 AM
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, ...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:40 PM
This week we told you the University of Virginia got low marks for its teaching program.
Well the same people are giving Radford University a huge endorsement.
A national survey by the National Council on Teacher Quality has Radford as one of only...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
There are some interesting results from a new Roanoke College poll.
It asked respondents about important social issues nationally, and polled people across Virginia.
On immigration reform, when offered a choice of how to deal with immigrants in the U....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Consumer confidence in Florida appears to be holding steady, according to the University of Florida's Survey Research Center. The center's monthly index in August was 77, unchanged from the July reading. That's just one point shy of the post-recession...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Reports that the Democratic Party may add support for gay marriage to its party platform are in keeping with a significant shift of opinion on this issue among Democrats nationwide. Just four years ago, in 2008, only half (50%) of Democrats favored...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Floridians' consumer confidence sank in June amid new worries that the economy was stalling, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Overall consumer confidence dropped four points this month to 74, after jumping to 78 in May as gas...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Gina, we devote quite a bit of space to important things, such as vampires and what's wrong with women - an inexhaustible subject.
I'm a political kind of guy, but this is Connecticut. Politics is sufficiently dull as to send the normal...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:52 AM
While they stand at opposite ends of the demographic spectrum, and both groups include many good drivers, statistics show that overall teenagers and older drivers are involved in far more crashes and highway fatalities than any other age group,...