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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • School worker suspended over peanut butter cookies

    School worker suspended over peanut butter cookies
    An employee at a Florida school has been suspended for bringing peanut butter cookies that triggered a student's allergic reaction into the classroom, FOX 30 is reporting. Mary Baxley, a paraprofessional at Holiday Hill Elementary school in...
  • 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...
  • Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business

    Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business
    Orlando ranks in the top 50 in a new ranking of the best cities to start a new business, while Jacksonville holds the top spot on the list.  In the recent study from WalletHub.com, Orlando ranks 37th out of the 150 most populated U.S. cities. The...
  • Car torched in fight over McFlurry

    Car torched in fight over McFlurry
    A Florida woman is accused of setting a car on fire after her boyfriend refused to buy her a McFlurry at a Jacksonville McDonald's, WTEV is reporting. The argument between the unnamed man and woman began inside the restaurant around 12:30 a.m. Sunday....
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • 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...
  • Palos hospital opens wound care center

    Palos hospital opens wound care center
    Palos Community Hospital opened a center this week to help people who develop wounds that just won't heal and require expert attention and equipment. The Center for Wound Healingis staffed by doctors, nurses and specially-trained technicians and is...
  • Talk with your doctor about risks and benefits of daily aspirin

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Should I be taking a daily aspirin even if I've never had heart issues? I'm a 62-year-old woman with no health problems, and I exercise daily. My husband takes an aspirin every day and thinks I should do the same. ANSWER: For people who...
  • Week 5 high school football scores

    Week 5 high school football scores
    Friday's games Super 16 No. 1 Apopka 49, Freedom 0 - F Merritt Island 21, No. 2 Oviedo 3 - F No. 3 Dr. Phillips 51, No. 13 Orlando University 14 - F No. 4 West Orange 43, Jones 0 - F Plantation American Heritage 6, No. 5 Daytona Beach Mainland 0 -...
  • For a taste of the old Florida, drive down A1A through Flagler County

    For a taste of the old Florida, drive down A1A through Flagler County
    FLAGLER BEACH — From my car window along Highway A1A in Flagler County, somewhere between the towns of Marineland and Flagler Beach, the Atlantic Ocean and its sugar-soft dunes glide by in a dizzying landscape of colors and textures. There is the...
  • A.C. Lyles dies at 95; producer and popular Paramount lot figure

    A.C. Lyles dies at 95; producer and popular Paramount lot figure
    A.C. Lyles' Paramount career began early in one century and ended well into the next. His unrivaled affiliation with the studio began in 1928 in his Florida hometown when a silent film he saw at a Paramount-owned theater inspired him to ask for a job....