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Growing up, there were some mornings Shelvi McFadden would wake up to find a stranger sitting at the breakfast table in her grandmother’s house sharing whatever there was to eat.

Frank Denton

03/04/2017 - 17:06
What you see can depend on what you’re looking for, and in this time of virulence on both...
 
02/17/2017 - 15:56
What you see can depend on what you’re looking for...
 
02/03/2017 - 16:06
It probably is too much to ask for Donald Trump to pause and think for a moment and parse his...
 

Tia Mitchell

03/24/2017 - 15:14
Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala caused a quite the firestorm when she announced that she...
 
03/17/2017 - 09:41
Well, I made it through Press Skits. This event, hosted by the journalists who comprise the Florida...
 
03/11/2017 - 17:08
It’s the first week of session and there are a hundred things going on at once. Here is what...
 

Call Box

Ron Littlepage

09/27/2016 - 20:00
The speaker’s assessment was straightforward:
 
05/20/2016 - 10:17
While the write-in candidate scam to limit voting in two contentious races on the August ballot is...
 
05/19/2016 - 11:35
Fresh from losing the sound bite game during his trip to California, Gov. Rick Scott is now aiming...
 

Fact Check

Fact Check: Is it illegal for Japanese residents to be overweight?

Times-Union readers want to know:

Is it true that a Japanese law makes it illegal for citizens of that country to be... Read more

Fact Check: Obama is wrong on college enrollment increasing

President Barack Obama has said that his administration is responsible for “record … college enrollment rates.”

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Fact Check: Using a charging cellphone isn't dangerous

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A viral alert is making the rounds claiming people have been electrocuted when they... Read more

Sound Off: Letters from Readers

Sound Off: Our readers pick their best president, Part II

The country now has a new president. President Donald Trump hasn’t served very long, so we can’t assess his presidency. But we wanted to know from members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group which of the previous 44 presidents they would rank No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, and for what reasons did they choose their No. 1. This must have intrigued the readers, as the responses poured in, so we printed half the rankings last week (see them at jacksonville.com/reason) and the rest this week. Here are the final batch of responses:

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Sound Off: Our readers’ No. 1 president

The country now has a new president. President Donald Trump hasn’t served very long, so we can’t assess his presidency. But we wanted to know from members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group which of the previous 44 presidents they would rank No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, and for what reasons did they choose their No. 1. This must have intrigued the readers, as the responses poured in, so we will run half the rankings this week and the rest in next week’s Reason. Here are the first batch of responses:

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Sound Off: What readers learned from failure

We’ve all experienced some level of failure, which is how we learn and grow. We asked members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group what was the most important thing they learned from failure, or the most important thing that came out of a personal failure. Here are the responses:

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Sound Off: More responses from readers on what Trump should do first

With Donald Trump now president, we asked members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group what they want him to do first thing. We received many responses, so we ran half last week (see those at jacksonville.com/reason) and half this week. Here is the final batch of responses:

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