The Florida Times Union

Articles from June 18, 2012

Briefs
HAAS STUNS FEDERER TO WIN HALLE TITLE Wild card Tommy Haas of Germany defeated Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Sunday to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. The 87th-ranked Haas, the oldest player in the singles draw at 34, recovered from...
Caution: Church in (Slow) Motion; Chapel's Move to Beaches Museum Turns into an Impromptu Parade
Byline: Roger Bull It was a slow ride on Third Street at the Beaches Sunday, almost a parade, really. Cyclists pedaled along and people gathered on the sidewalk to watch the church roll by. The 125-year-old former Episcopal chapel was making...
Cheers; Raines Pupils Get College Aid
A group of Duval County public school students are on their way to college thanks to a special program called GEAR UP. The superintendent recognized the GEAR UP program at Raines High School. This program has been serving the graduating classes...
Fighting to Rescue Victims of Worst Domestic Abuse; Jacksonville Program's Success Has Made It Model for Others
Byline: Dana Treen When detective Mindy Mesh sat down Wednesday morning to discuss the most dangerous domestic violence cases from the day before, she already knew the background of a fatal case reported less than six hours earlier. A woman who...
No Progress in Sight for New Shipping Terminal; Delays over Deepening of the Harbor Keep Hanjin Project from Proceeding
Byline: David Bauerlein Eighteen months after Hanjin Shipping postponed work on a $300 million cargo terminal in Jacksonville, the terminal remains on hold until the company knows how deep the ship channel will be. Hanjin Senior Vice President...
Restaurant Inspections
Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation says every public food service establishment - including vendors, caterers and restaurants - is inspected twice a year. Follow-up visits are made if results warrant. The department calls...
State Starts to Embrace Alternative Energy Use; Rep. Parsons, Chairman of House Energy Committee, Pushes for Proactive Policy
Byline: Walter C. Jones ATLANTA | Georgia's latest solar-power installation went online Thursday, adding another tile in the mosaic of the state's alternative-energy picture. The picture is a miniature compared with other states in the percentage...
T-U 2
Byline: Paris Moulden TWITTER FUN I always like to read what pro athletes care enough to tweet about. Here are a few of my favorites from today: - It's really quiet in Michigan, I think Junior Nation is holding there breath - commentator Kenny...