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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Best bet on gambling: campaign contributions

    For a state that faces decisions that could change the face of Florida, you'd expect that our elected officials would have some idea on whether to expand gambling or stand pat. The Florida Legislature has already spent $400,000 on a study to help...
  • Research continues on how genetic makeup affects the body's response to medication

    Research continues on how genetic makeup affects the body's response to medication
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do genes have an effect on how medications work? My husband can take certain kinds of medicine without any trouble. But if I take the same thing, I feel groggy all day. Could that difference be somehow related to our genetics? ANSWER:...
  • Franklin McCain, who inspired civil rights sit-ins as part of Greensboro Four, dies

    Franklin McCain, who inspired civil rights sit-ins as part of Greensboro Four, dies
    Franklin McCain, who helped touch off the civil rights movement of the 1960s when he and three other college students sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter where they knew they would not be served, died Thursday at a hospital in Greensboro, N.C. He...
  • Debbie Martinez wants Florida women to Stand Strong

    Debbie Martinez wants Florida women to Stand Strong
      For every two new marriages recorded in a given year, there is one divorce, according to Patheos.com. Florida also happens to be home to the divorce capital of America—Panama City. It’s a little known fact, but Florida contains three...
  • Friday hoops highlights: Montverde tops Brooklyn Lincoln in OT

    Friday hoops highlights: Montverde tops Brooklyn Lincoln in OT
      Junior forward Ben Simmons had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Montverde (8-0) pulled out a 74-70 overtime victory over Brooklyn Lincoln in the City of Palms Classic on Saturday.   Eagles guard Jaylyn Patterson hit a game-tieing basket with 8.7...
  • AAC Men's Basketball Capsules

    UConn Record: 10-1 Highlights: The Huskies have beaten Florida, Indiana, Boston College and Maryland, all by one or two points. They won the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden. Last season: 20-10 Coach: Kevin Ollie, second season Top players: G...
  • Florida high school to remove name of early KKK leader

    A Florida high school that was named in the 1950s after a 19th century white supremacist and now has a majority black student enrollment will soon have a new name for its 21st century community. Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville will...
  • Kaley Doyle: Palm Beach girls All-county Runner of the Year

    Kaley Doyle: Palm Beach girls All-county Runner of the Year
    Kaley Doyle saved the best for last. The Park Vista senior clocked the fastest time of her career at the state championships in Tallahassee that cemented her selection as the 2013 Girls Runner of the Year. Doyle's time of 19:07.11 at the state meet's...
  • Varsity scores: Dec. 26

    Varsity scores: Dec. 26
    Boys basketball     Vero Beach Tournament   Boone 72, Tampa Chamberlain 60   Buzz: B.J. Taylor scored 41 points and dished out 6 assists for the Braves (8-6). Jeremy Bouton added 16 points.   Don Wallen Holiday Tournament   at...
  • Varsity scores: Dec. 27

    Varsity scores: Dec. 27
    Boys basketball Kingdom of the Sun Classic   at Ocala Vanguard   Evans 55, Plantation American Heritage 53   Buzz: Prince Atkins' go-ahead layup with 3.5 seconds left gave the Trojans (12-2) the victory. Kerry Blackshear's 16 points and 10...
  • Florida mistakenly labels man as sex offender

    Florida mistakenly labels man as sex offender
    Andrew Flaherty spent five months with a state-issued Florida ID that labeled him as a sex offender, even though he had never been accused or convicted of such a crime. Originally from Louisiana, Flaherty received the ID in Jacksonville after becoming a...
  • South Florida's grocery shopping options increase in 2014

    South Florida's grocery shopping options increase in 2014
    Coming soon to a corner near you: at least one new grocery store. There's a lot of excitement over the long-awaited arrival of Trader Joe's in 2014, but several other stores are bracing for a fight over your grocery dollars. South Florida residents...