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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • 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...
  • Jury deliberations resume in Michael Dunn murder trial in Florida

    Deliberations resumed in Florida on Saturday morning in the murder trial of Michael Dunn amid speculation that the jury was having difficulty reaching a decision on the fate of the white software engineer accused of killing an unarmed black teenager...
  • Florida commit OG Travaris Dorsey still firm with Gators

    Florida commit OG Travaris Dorsey still firm with Gators
      Despite everything that has gone on with the Florida Gators this season, in particular the losing, Jacksonville Raines offensive guard Travaris Dorsey said he is not deterred in his commitment to the Gators’ 2014 recruiting class. “I&...
  • New GERD treatment may be option for those unable to control symptoms with daily antacid

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I saw a story on the news about magnets being used to treat patients with GERD. Is this treatment safe? How does it work? I've taken prescription drugs for GERD for years and would love to not need medication anymore. ANSWER: The...
  • 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...
  • For successful treatment of chronic runny nose, first identify underlying cause

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an 85-year-old man who's had a postnasal drip problem since childhood. Years ago, after many tests, I was diagnosed with nonallergic rhinitis. I've tried pills and sprays to help the symptoms, but nothing works very well. I feel as...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: MRI not intended to be used in place of a mammogram

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is a mammogram the standard screening tool used to look for breast cancer? Wouldn't MRI catch the disease earlier? ANSWER: For most women, mammograms work well as a screening test for breast cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging of the...
  • 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...
  • 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?...
  • Greg Schwem: The sad, pathetic personality of a computer hacker

    My 79-year-old father looked at me through tears of frustration as we sat side by side, staring at his PC. In just 24 hours, he had been shunned by dozens of people who, up until now, he thought were his friends. "They want me to delete their contact...
  • Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida

    Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida
    Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida. Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
  • Companies hiring for the holidays

    Companies hiring for the holidays
    Every year, it seems as though retailers are prepping for the holiday season earlier and earlier. Before Halloween even arrives, some stores have already started running advertisements or stocking their shelves with gifts for the winter holidays. While,...