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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Eva-Mar project opponents renew plea for repeal of beneficial zoning code changes

    Eva-Mar project opponents renew plea for repeal of beneficial zoning code changes
    Half a dozen people who live around a Bel Air-area farm slated for extensive development once again pleaded with members of the Harford County Council Tuesday evening to either stop the project, reduce its scope or repeal three changes to the zoning...
  • Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker

    Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker
    Lisa M. Wehr, a homemaker who enjoyed visiting beaches, died March 19 of heart failure at her East Baltimore home. She was 48. Lisa Marie Wehr was born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore. She attended Milford Mill High School and worked various...
  • NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

    NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision
    The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis...
  • Robert J. Shockley, principal

    Robert J. Shockley, principal
    Robert Joseph Shockley, a former Loch Raven Elementary School principal, died of cancer Jan. 13 at Metropolitan Hospital in Miami. The former Towson resident was 92. Born in Greensboro in Caroline County, he was the son of William Harvey Shockley, who...
  • Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher

    Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher
    Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82. Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
  • Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director

    Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director
    Mitchell K. "Mitch" Alexander, director of events services at McDaniel College who earlier had been student activities director, died Feb. 19 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 56. "We do not have a cause of death and the results of an autopsy are pending,"...
  • James J. O'Donnell, state transportation secretary

    James J. O'Donnell, state transportation secretary
    James Joseph O'Donnell, a former Maryland transportation secretary and World War II lieutenant commander, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 95. "Jim got things done in a quiet way....
  • Cecil woman injured in Perryville car-train crash Thursday

    Cecil woman injured in Perryville car-train crash Thursday
    An 18-year-old Cecil County woman was injured after the car she was driving slipped on an icy road and crashed into a CSX train, shutting down a Perryville road early Thursday morning, the Cecil County Sheriff's Office reported. Patti Alexandria Ciara...
  • City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing

    City considering sale of property to boost port's auto processing
    A developer wants to buy city-owned property near the Fairfield Marine Terminal to turn it into more parking for the port of Baltimore's thriving automobile import and export trade. The city's Board of Estimates could consider as early as Wednesday...
  • Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains

    Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains
    New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • Young sportscaster embarks on career path the old-fashioned way [Commentary]

    In the upside-down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in pre-Christmas storms, Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying...