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Teacher made 5-year-old hang from chalkboard by his belt as punishment, grandmother says CONYERS, Ga. | A Georgia woman says her grandson's teacher made him hang by his belt from the top of a chalkboard as punishment.Tracy Davis tells WSB-TV ( that on Thursday, the principal at Shoal Creek Elementary School in Conyers f | May 3, 2016 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Follow along: Great Fire of 1901 as it happened in Jacksonville Todaymarks the 115th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1901.Over the course of the afternoon and evening of May 3, 1901, the fire savaged block after block more than 130in all taking Jacksonville buildings, homes and lives in the process. | May 3, 2016 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hulk Hogan seeks rematch with Gawker, sues over transcript ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan has sued Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents with a transcript that quoted him making racist remarks.Hogan's new lawsuit Monday comes on the heels of winning a $140 mill | May 3, 2016 11:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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3 planets sit in a prime spot to search for life CAPE CANAVERAL | Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.A Belgian-led team reported Monday that its discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star less t | May 3, 2016 09:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jacksonville Journal: Donate during Give Local Jax on Tuesday Donate during Give Local Jax on TuesdayAt least 18 Northeast Florida organizations are taking part Tuesday in Give Local Jax, the local version of a national 24-hour online crowdfunding event for nonprofits.The area nonprofits that are participating work | May 3, 2016 09:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police: Discovered body in Baldwin likely a homicide victim Jacksonville police said the discovery of a womans body Sunday evening just off a roadway near a Baldwin concrete business clearly appears to be a homicide.A patrol officer was conducting a property check about 7:45 p.m. at the Hard Rock Materials at 1005 | May 3, 2016 09:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clay County to honor senior volunteers at gala A dozen seniors will be recognized Wednesday for their volunteer work in Clay County.Theyll be honored at the Golden Years Gala at Club Continental in Orange Park. The event includes a breakfast, a live auction overseen by state Sen. Aaron Bean and an awa | May 3, 2016 09:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Seniors vs. Crime: When it comes to social media, always opt to keep things under wraps Seniors vs. Crime is a special project that uses the force of the state Attorney Generals Office and volunteers to help educate and protect seniors from harmful activity. On the first Tuesday of the month, we will highlight real cases that could help you | May 3, 2016 09:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jacksonville officer avoids charges over sex with prostitutes while in uniform Surveillance efforts conducted by the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office that led to the arrest of an officer on theft and misconduct charges started when authorities received information accusing the officer of illegal sexual activity with prostitutes, accordi | May 3, 2016 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Riverside residents protest Roost restaurant plans, citing parking problems Red balloons lined both sides of Oak Street in Riverside for a block and a half Monday evening, but it didnt lead to a celebration.About a dozen Riverside residents gathered in front of Snap Fitness and former Deluxe Dry Cleaners and Laundromat in the 220 | May 2, 2016 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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