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November 10, 2022

Duval’s colon cancer rate is higher than Florida’s. A local doctor studied whether personal phone calls about screening could help. 

When Black Panther: Wakanda Forever debuts this week it will serve as a cinematic eulogy to Chadwick Boseman. The actor portrayed a handful of legendary characters who resonated with millions of Black Americans — Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, Levee Green in August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom  — but he was most revered for playing T’Challa in 2018’s Black Panther.

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November 7, 2022

Trailblazer Dr. Charles B. McIntosh paves path for clinic, community center in Northwest Jax

A smile slowly crept across Dr. Charles B. McIntosh’s face as he watched the unveiling last week of a rendering of the community center that will bear his name.  The longtime Jacksonville pediatrician’s legacy is being affixed to the facility in Northwest Jacksonville, meant to both address health disparities and provide a place for youth in the area to gather.

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August 10, 2022

OPINION | Short on the things we need

Monday morning marks back-to-school time for my son along with thousands of other Duval County students. In preparation, I have been keeping my eyes and ears tuned to the news of the bus driver and teacher shortages.  I’ve checked the database to see how this will affect my son. (At the time of this writing, he’s been assigned a teacher

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