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Matt Soergel

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Recent:
  • Florida Times-Union
Past:
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • News Chief
  • Gainesville.com
  • Shiny Sheet
  • Herald-Tribune
  • Ocala Star-Banner
  • news-journalonline
  • The Ledger

Recent articles by Matt:

'Who are the Jacksonville Jaguars?' Team loses on Jeopardy! and Thursday Night Football

Duuuval and Trevor Lawrence drew blanks from "Jeopardy!" contestants on Thursday's episode of the game show. Hours later, the Jaguars lost on TV. → Read More

Void ends publishing, leaving a void in Jacksonville's magazine industry; Future plans to come

Void magazine, an art and lifestyle publication based at the Beaches in Jacksonville, has halted its operations. → Read More

Gil and Beatriz Guerra had started moving to a new home the night Champlain Towers fell

The couple was ready to leave their ninth-floor apartment at Champlain Towers South. They even had moved furniture into their new residence. → Read More

Vintage Times-Union: 'The Kiss of Life' brought a Pulitzer Prize to Jacksonville Journal

Jacksonville Journal photographer Rocco Morabito's photo "Kiss of Life" of a life-saving moment on a utility pole won the Pulitzer Prize in 1968. → Read More

'The unimaginable has occurred:' Surfside victim Francis Fernandez Plasencia was mom of 3

Francis Fernandez Plasencia didn't live at Champlain Towers South. She was staying there with friends after an art show. Then the building collapsed. → Read More

Lost at Surfside, Florida: Michael Altman, 50, loved racquetball

The family of a 50-year-old man who died in the Surfside condo collapse, mourned his loss and said, 'We need time to heal.' → Read More

UNF archaeologist: 'No doubt' that digs have found ancient coastal Native American village

UNF's Keith Ashley is certain that he and his students have found a 16th-century Native American village mentioned in French and Spanish documents. → Read More

From an ocean floor to its original owner: This ring's 20-year journey was 'a message from God'

Dwight Cenac of Jacksonville lost his class ring 20 years ago. It has finally made its way back after being found in the ocean off Honduras. → Read More

'Everything just changed:' Jacksonville mom who lost 2 children works to change gun laws

Crystal Turner, whose two children were shot and killed, has emerged as a face for the local chapter of Moms Demand Action, a gun control group. → Read More

Photographer captures Jacksonville above the fog: 'There's magic all around us'

A drone photo of Jacksonville's tallest buildings poking above the fog resonates an the end of an awful year, says photographer Seth Langner. → Read More

The extraordinary story of Mayo Clinic's 'Dr. Q' is featured in new Netflix documentary

The story of Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon known by many as "Dr. Q," is now featured in a new Netflix documentary. → Read More

Admitted to all 8 Ivy League schools, Florida student makes his choice

It was early Friday afternoon, and Craig McFarland had a big decision to make in the next couple of days.... → Read More

Clay County's Keedron Bryant earns AP song of the year honors with 'I Just Wanna Live'

"I Just Wanna Live," sung by a Clay County boy and written by his mother, became a Black Lives Matter anthem and was just named song of the year. → Read More

Navy identifies Jacksonville sailor killed Dec. 7, 1941, in attack on Pearl Habor

The remains of a Jacksonville sailor killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941 have finally been identified. His funeral will be Nov. 6. → Read More

Florida TV anchor tells of his fight with COVID-19

News4Jax journalist Vic Micolucci, 32, who contracted the coronavirus, wants people to know that no one is immune, not even people as he is. → Read More

Big Ape’s cry heard in Jacksonville and beyond

For a long while there, you could not escape the cry of the Big Ape. You could hear it blaring from the cars cruising Main Street on a Friday night, and → Read More

Though sometimes homeless, Florida student made valedictorian

Martin Folsom was valedictorian of his Jacksonville high school class, even though he was homeless for some of the time in school. He gives much of that → Read More

Florida cinema offers a return to drive-in glory days

The Sun-Ray Cinema in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood put on two nights of movies under the stars at Nassau County’s Callahan Speedway. → Read More

Florida cinema offers a return to drive-in glory days

The Sun-Ray Cinema in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood put on two nights of movies under the stars at Nassau County’s Callahan Speedway. → Read More

Florida cinema offers a return to drive-in glory days

The Sun-Ray Cinema in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood put on two nights of movies under the stars at Nassau County’s Callahan Speedway. → Read More