Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020
The world also said goodbye to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement who died in July. Other former political figures who died this year include Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, New York Mayor David Dinkins, Arizona Gov. Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2020 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available):___JANUARY___David Stern, 77. The guitarist who supplied the scratching, seething sound that fueled the highly influential British punk band Gang of Four. He fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music.
Crashes in Oakleaf area a symptom of rapid development, resident says
CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – Jacksonville’s Oakleaf neighborhood is exploding with new development and some people who live in the area are concerned the roadways aren’t equipped to handle the heavy volume of traffic. One area of concern is near the intersection of Old Middleburg Road and Argyle Forest Boulevard, just north of the Clay County border. Melanie, who didn’t want us to use her last name, lives in the area with her family. A traffic sign near the shopping center that had recently been plowed over is evidence of the high number of traffic incidents in the area. News4Jax reached out to JSO to find out if anything is being done to curb the crashes in this area.
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Go-kart racingThe speedway has an indoor racetrack for go-karts where Bruce, Melanie, Richard, Lena and I faced off for 14 laps. Axe throwingIf you're not aware, axe throwing has become a "thing and even has its own league! Children 13 years and older can compete in axe throwing at Autobahn. Virtual reality gameA newer addition to Autobahn is a virtual reality game that allows you to battle four players at a time. CostGo-kart racing: $20-$100Axe throwing: $30Virtual reality game: $12Contact904-425-5005autobahnspeed.comKids learn the "science" behind go-kart racing, and even compete to build a tower with raw spaghetti noodles.