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Dr Vitti reading hour

Everything to know about extra school hour

Fifty-two elementary schools in Duval County will now extend their school day to include one more hour. Dismissal at these schools will change from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. every day.

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52 elementary schools to add extra hour

Some teachers and parents are divided over a new way to improve reading scores in struggling Duval County elementary schools: by adding an extra hour of reading instruction to the school day.

Kendrick Johnson investigation

School board sued over gym mat death

The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school administrators.

Plane lands on Florida beach

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office

Girl struck by plane on beach dies

A 9-year-old girl struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.


'Bad Santa' faces 10 years in prison

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 63-year-old Mark N. London donned a Santa hat, beard and white gloves before walking into a SunTrust Bank in Port Orange on Dec. 23.

Christopher Redd and Jennifer Perry

Parents arrested after toddler dies from burns

The parents of a Panhandle 2-year-old have been charged with negligent manslaughter after their toddler died from untreated burns.


I-95 at SR 207 reopens after semis collide

Interstate 95 at State Road 207 was reopened after a crash involving two tractor-trailers, that closed the interstate for more than five hours.

Bear at WGV

World Golf Village on bear alert

Several residents of a St. Johns County neighborhood say they've seen a male bear and a female bear sauntering through their backyards -- even crossing streets.

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Bradford family

Teacher, family recovers after accident

A Clay County teacher is still recovering from a car accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury.


FSU law professor was killed in his car

Tallahassee Fire Department records show that a Florida State law professor killed earlier this month was found by a neighbor bleeding in his car with the driver's side window "bashed open."

Plane crashed in swampy area of Nassau County

Pilot killed in small plane crash in Yulee

The 65-year-old pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning in a plane crash in the Yulee area, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.


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