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Appliances for your first apartment

Lots of young people are moving into new apartments this time of year—college students moving off campus and college grads setting out in the world. Consumer Reports tested hundreds of small appliances and have some affordable winners to recommend.

Library offers special card to help teachers

The Jacksonville Public Library is offering a new Educator Card exclusively for educators in Duval County.

Is your child ready for makeup?

A pediatrician talks about the different factors to consider when allowing your child to wear makeup,

Buses roll as school bells ring

Roads will be crowded Monday as schools reopen in Duval, Baker, Bradford and Flagler counties. Duval County officials urge caution due to the thousands of extra vehicles that will head for Jacksonville's public schools, including 850 school buses.

By the numbers: Duval school facts, info

The nation's 20th largest school district begins its 2015-2016 school year Monday. Duval County serves 125,000 students in more than 180 schools. Here's more numbers and information to make the year successful and safe.