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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • 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...
  • Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition

    Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition
    Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project. It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...
  • Prostate cancer involves therapy options

    First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
  • Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker

    Rosemary O'Donnell, homemaker
    Rosemary O'Donnell, a homemaker, died of respiratory failure Nov. 13 at Stella Maris in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 90. Born Rosemary Ann Frederick in Baltimore, she was raised on Bolton Street and later lived on Southway. Her father,...
  • Orioles team charter flight forced to make emergency landing in Jacksonville (UPDATED)

    Orioles team charter flight forced to make emergency landing in Jacksonville (UPDATED)
    The Orioles team charter heading to Tampa Bay on Sunday night was forced to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville because of smoke coming out of the oven in the kitchen area of the plane, an industry source said. The landing was a precautionary move....
  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
    ┬áBaltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index. The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
  • Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive

    Julio T. 'Speedy' Gonzalez, shipping executive
    Julio T. "Speedy" Gonzalez, who had been honorary consul to El Salvador and a successful Baltimore shipping executive whose motto was "My sales territory is the entire world," died Thursday from complications of diabetes at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • Wayne Sherman, Morrell Park activist

    Wayne Sherman, Morrell Park activist
    Wayne L. Sherman, a Baltimore City employee and a Morrell Park activist, suffered an apparent heart attack July 11 after being stricken on a street in downtown Baltimore. He died at Mercy Medical Center. He was 52 and lived on Washington Boulevard....
  • Samuel J. "Jimmy" White, railroader

    Samuel J. "Jimmy" White, railroader
    Samuel J. "Jimmy" White, a retired CSX supervisor and avid Orioles fan, died Tuesday of lung cancer at his Glen Burnie home. He was 80. The son of a South Baltimore tavern owner and a homemaker, Samuel James White was born and raised in a Race Street...
  • Gordon M. Holland, businessman

    Gordon M. Holland, businessman
    Gordon M. Holland, a retired businessman and philanthropist, died Thursday of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 93. Gordon Monroe Holland, whose father was president of the Holland Tack Co. and whose mother was a...
  • Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda

    Port announces more jobs under new partnership with Mazda
    Starting in September, Mazdas will be zooming through the port of Baltimore under a five-year deal announced Tuesday. The Japanese automaker will start shipping 65,000 new vehicles a year to the port, creating an estimated 160 new jobs, the Maryland Port...
  • List of cities asked about interest in bidding for 2024 Olympics

    1. Phoenix 2. Los Angeles 3. Sacramento, Calif. 4. San Diego 5. San Francisco 6. San Jose, Calif. 7. Denver 8. Washington, D.C. 9. Jacksonville, Fla. 10. Miami 11. Orlando, Fla. 12. Atlanta 13. Chicago 14. Indianapolis 15. Baltimore 16....