Tag Archives: Jacksonville

Clay County Improves Attendance, Discipline with Classroom Technology

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.

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In The News: Paynes Prairie solar panels producing energy, Jacksonville Mayor’s approval ratings drop, Race wasn’t an issue in Dunn case, Matheson Museum director resigns

By on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Solar panels on Paynes Prairie now producing power – Solar panels are now up and running in Paynes Prairie at the Prairie View Solar Park. The nine-acre park lined with solar panels is now producing energy. Gainesville.com Jacksonville Mayor Alvin [...]

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Air Pollution Increases Pregnant Women’s Risk for High Blood Pressure

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am

Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.

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Jury Selection, Trial Begins for Latest ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

By on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm

A Brevard County man is charged with murdering a 17-tear-old Jacksonville teen, raising more questions about Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

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20 Months After I-75 Crash, Electronic Signs Still At Least A Year Away

By and on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 11:47 am

Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.

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Florida, National Lyme Disease Symptoms Misdiagnosed At Alarming Rate

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm

The Center for Disease Control reported about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the past year. With doctors misdiagnosing patients and the lack of awareness of the disease, the risk factor for untreated health problems as a result is frightfully high.

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Hazardous tire waste found in Jacksonville property

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Two men have been cited for a health hazard posed by their Jacksonville property. Their backyard stores more than 4,000 tires and has created concerning mosquito activity.

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In the News: India storm, Romney to Florida, Gambling bust, Obama lead, Sandy aftermath

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: October 31, 2012 at 9:23 am

Tens of thousands flee as storm hits south India – More than 100,000 people evacuated their homes Wednesday as a tropical storm hit southern India. The storm had winds of up to 60 miles per hour and made landfall near [...]

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Jacksonville prepares for Florida/Georgia weekend

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:05 pm

The annual Florida/Georgia game will begin at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Jacksonville. Snoop Dogg will perform for a crowd of Gator fans and Bulldog fans at the Jacksonville Landing this weekend.

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Political newcomer defeats Cliff Stearns in District 3 congressional race

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns has been ousted by a tea party challenger in a GOP primary in north Florida Tuesday.  Political newcomer Ted Yoho, a Gainesville veterinarian, stunned Stearns who’s been in Congress since 1989.  The sprawling, mostly rural District 3 stretches [...]

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