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Todd Blake’s life changed when he was diagnosed with cancer during his freshman year at UF. He has since graduated with a 4.0 GPA and has founded an organization to help other young adults battling cancer.
Local bands Flat Land and Bells and Robes and event company Phairground won $15,000 for music projects at the One Spark festival in Jacksonville. The group founded Future Music Makers Youth Enrichment Program, a project aimed at creating music programs in local schools.
Infant fatalities are on the rise in Duval County, but the Department of Children and Families is strategizing how to bring awareness to parents and caretakers about unsafe sleeping practices. It has made resources and information available to the community about past child fatalities and how to prevent them.
Manuel Zelaya, his brother Daniel and their longtime friend Marc Charbel are in their mid-twenties and co-founders of Lazy Delivery, a business that delivers groceries and other items from physical stores to area residents. They are expanding their business to Tallahassee later this month.
Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.
Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.
A Brevard County man is charged with murdering a 17-tear-old Jacksonville teen, raising more questions about Florida’s “stand your ground” law.
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.
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.