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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech OL Brent Benedict dealing with blood clot; too early to tell if 2014 season in jeopardy

    Virginia Tech offensive lineman Brent Benedict is at his parents’ home in Greenville, S.C. while he deals with a leg injury, but it’s too early to tell if it could jeopardize his 2014 season, according to Tech trainer Mike Goforth. Goforth,...
  • When it comes to dancing, Contra is not Square

    When it comes to dancing, Contra is not Square
    You've heard of square dancing and you've heard of line dancing, but did you know the granddaddy of partnered folk dance is called 'contra'? While modern square dancing comes out of a 1920s American revival of the art, contra dancing is the original...
  • Local athletes ready for NCAA track championships

    William and Mary's distance duo of Elaina Balouris and Emily Stites highlight a contingent of local and state athletes competing at the NCAA Division I outdoor track and field championships Wednesday through Saturday at the University of Oregon....
  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the Denver...
  • U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann has decisions to make before World Cup opener

    U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann has decisions to make before World Cup opener
    Time is running out for U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann, who has a lot of decisions to make before his team opens play in the World Cup this month. The U.S. backline remains unsettled, especially in central defense where Geoff Cameron and Omar Gonzalez are...
  • Florida Blue re-ups as $100,000 United Arts trustee

     Florida Blue re-ups as $100,000 United Arts trustee
    United Arts of Central Florida will formally announce Tuesday that Florida Blue has renewed its $100,000 Trustee-level support for arts, science and history programming throughout United Arts' four-county region. United Arts supports the arts,...
  • Winn-Dixie tests competitor coupons, updates policy

    Winn-Dixie tests competitor coupons, updates policy
    Winn-Dixie has updated its coupon policy, and the changes are sure to irritate extreme couponers. The new policy posted Monday on WinnDixie.com, outlines 14 rules that should smooth the check-out process and help reduce confusion for customers and...
  • Ed'Treon Wilcox: Class 2A-1A boys track Athlete of the Year

    Ed'Treon Wilcox: Class 2A-1A boys track Athlete of the Year
    A lot of track athletes may have taken a different path to find a way to make sure his or her team would have a successful season. Ed'Treon Wilcox made a point to exercise his leadership skills to drive his Glades Central teammates through the 2014 high...
  • Wendell Scott among new inductees into NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Wendell Scott earned a second NASCAR first on Wednesday: He became the first African-American driver to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The late driver from Virginia was among the latest group of five — all drivers, another first —...
  • Lots of sun, some storms this week

    Lots of sun, some storms this week
    Expect a typical summertime pattern this week - even though it's not officially summer yet - with lots of sun in the mornings and a chance of showers and storms in the afternoons. It also should be steamy hot. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for...
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...