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IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...value be at $150 billion if Google's IPO hadn't performed as well as it had, said longtime IPO expert and University of Florida finance professor Jay Ritter.Widening the wealth gapGoogle's IPO turned most of the company's roughly 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Shark sightings feed tourism

...unprovoked white shark attacks ? 13 of them fatal ? in U.S. waters since 1916, according to data provided by the University of Florida.Still, officials are wary of the damage that could be done to tourism if one of the predators bites a person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-09/shark-sightings-feed-tourism
'Party School' ranking drops UGA to 15th

...top five spots.Only one Southeastern Conference school placed in the top 10 of the party school rankings. The University of Florida was listed in the 10th spot on this year's list of party schools.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/party-school-ranking-drops-u
Louise Shivers

...numerous national magazines. She received a National Endowment for the Arts and later taught creative writing at the University of Florida. This spring she received the Summerville Award at GRU. She loved to travel and was an accomplished cook known...

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Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...paid for it, so I can see why they don't want to share. These things are not cheap," said John Jaeger, a University of Florida geology professor.Oil lobbyists say drilling for the estimated 4.72 billion barrels of recoverable oil and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/obama-opens-eastern-seaboa
Georgia case reopened after prostitute's arrest in Google executive's death

...animal enclosures, which include a barrel strung up by rope and fencing extending to the top.Riopelle went to the University of Florida and got a degree in construction engineering. But when he was told by a boss to cut his hair and wear a bigger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-10/georgia-case-reopened-after-p
Barrington Irving touts science, engineering careers at Morgan Road Middle School

Barrington Irving has guts, grit and no lack of guile.Irving turned down a football scholarship at the University of Florida after a chance meeting with an airline pilot in a store convinced him to pursue a career in aviation. He cleaned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-15/barrington-irving-touts-s
Lime shortage causes prices to skyrocket

...most of the U.S. to be produced commercially, says Jonathan Crane, a tropical fruit crop specialist at the University of Florida's horticultural sciences department.Until 2001, Crane said, Florida produced half of all the limes consumed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-29/lime-shortage-causes-price
Chicken chain, backed by former NFL player Tim Tebow, coming to Evans

...historic building in Evans started Friday to make room for a chicken chain restaurant backed by former NFL and University of Florida football star Tim Tebow.On Thursday, PDQ ? standing for People Dedicated to Quality ? purchased the corner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-25/chicken-cha
Rory McIlroy says game is 'getting close'

...with much better feelings than in their first rounds Thursday.Horschel, a Ponte Vedra Beach resident and former University of Florida player, shot 67 in his final round to finish at 4-under 284 and in a tie for 27th. Knox, who lives in Jacksonville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-11/rory-mcilroy-says-game-getti