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2014-09-18 23:04:30

Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Jacksonville,

2007-12-14 18:00:15

By MAGGIE FITZROY Horrified Jacksonville Beach tourists witness fiery explosions out at sea. A German U-boat steams south along the Beaches coast to elude capture by the U.S. Navy.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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