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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?

    Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?
    "Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
  • The story of Marissa Alexander: When justice is blind, deaf and dumb

    Add this to the ever-expanding list of ludicrous decisions, ridiculous incidents and moments that defy the most basic elements of common sense. Marissa Alexander, a 33-year-old Florida woman accused of firing what she called a warning shot at her...
  • Michael Dunn's fate with jurors in loud-music murder trial

    Jurors on Wednesday received the murder case of Michael Dunn, the Florida man accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loudly played music. The sequestered jury began its work by choosing a foreperson before beginning to...
  • A few more thoughts on 'thug'

    "I hate that thug music." This, according to Rhonda Rouer's testimony last week, is what her fiance, Michael Dunn, said when they pulled into a Jacksonville, Fla., gas station next to an SUV full of black kids who had the stereo up high, pumping some...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • John Rivers: 4 Rivers Smokehouse and The Coop

    John Rivers: 4 Rivers Smokehouse and The Coop
    John Rivers' life has been fueled by family, faith and food. For years the Jacksonville native and former health-care executive dreamed of opening a Texas-style barbecue restaurant. And in 2004, with a plan built on prayer, Rivers took the leap and...
  • Thirteen Central Florida students to compete in Florida Geographic Bee

    Thirteen Central Florida students to compete in Florida Geographic Bee
    Thirteen Central Florida students, from public and private schools, are to compete Friday in the Florida Geographic Bee, hoping their geography skills can win them a trip to the national competition in Washington, D.C. next month. The state event will...
  • Car smashes through Florida home for second time in two years

    Car smashes through Florida home for second time in two years
    A northwest Jacksonville family knows the scene all too well.  Five minutes after the family left their home Thursday, an SUV came crashing through the living room wall, WETV.com reports.  The driver, John T. Walker, told WETV that he is diabetic...
  • Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate

    Should 'stand your ground' change? Dunn case revives Zimmerman debate
    Two years after Trayvon Martin's death, Florida's "stand your ground" law remains a flash point in a still unsettled national debate over the limits of self-defense. After a Jacksonville jury this month failed to decide whether Michael Dunn murdered 17-...
  • Class 3A all-state boys basketball team announced

    Class 3A all-state boys basketball team announced
    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 3A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...
  • Class 4A all-state boys basketball team announced

    Class 4A all-state boys basketball team announced
    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 4A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...
  • Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators

    Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators
    Andrew Mike said Tuesday night as much as he hated to decommit from his commitment to Vanderbilt, it was Florida that held his interest all along. Barely 24 hours after Andrew Mike committed to Vanderbilt, the 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive tackle from...