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.
By Bradley Williams on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 17, 2015 at 2:31 pm
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.
By Taylor Frazier on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 10:28 am
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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By Amanda Guillen 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 […]
By Jacob Schrull on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am
Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.
By Maria Carter 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.
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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By Caitlin Sinett 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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By Stefanie Cainto 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.
By Kelsey Meany 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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