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04/28/16: Rise In Suicide Rates; Kidney Disease; Jax Jewish Food Festival; Kerry Speckman

Suicide Rates

A new report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the U.S. suicide rate is the highest it’s been in 30 years, increasing 24 percent from 1999 to 2014.

Suicide is now one of the 10 leading causes of death, the CDC says.

Rates are up significantly among middle-aged Americans. There’s also a spike in suicide among women and girls.

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Jacksonville Sets Scene In Cinema

Justin Belichis of OneTankMedia, a student news organization at the University of North Florida, writes about Jacksonville once being a movie hub during the era of silent films.  While that may no longer be the case, the UNF student selects 1…

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