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RIVER LIFE: Year of the River has been eye-opening

This has been an exciting year for the St. Johns River.

I don’t think there has been a time when more attention has been focused on the river, with more people than ever concerned and engaged in discussions about this

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RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns wants something from us

The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …

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RIVER LIFE: Now touring, right whales and great white sharks

This is the time of year I’m glad I live in Florida. A snowstorm hit the Northeast and, while it is seasonably cold here, it is not snowing, just cold. Now I know some of you think our weather is …

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FIT LIFE: Going Green with your exercise regime

I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.

Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …

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RIVER LIFE: A 4,000-year journey of the St. Johns

Filling in for A. Quinton White this month is Jeremy Stalker, an assistant professor of marine science at Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute.

Most people in Jacksonville are familiar with watching the St. Johns River slowly flow out through

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FIT LIFE: Do you get enough ‘sunshine vitamin?’

We may live in the Sunshine State, but are we getting enough of the sunshine vitamin, better known as vitamin D?

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that about three out of four U.S. teens

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RIVER LIFE: Artificial reef experiment in the St. Johns might help your catch

We are getting ready to do an experiment in the St. Johns River, one that could help improve fishing and water quality for decades.

After years of research and community discussions, artificial reefs, or fish habitat enhancements, will be deployed …

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