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The Florida Times-Union
Divided Clay School Board approves charter school including founders with ties to superintendent, board chairwomanthat Van Zant misused his position when he obligated the district to co-sponsor
Divided Clay School Board approves charter school including founders with ties to superintendent, board chairwoman
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
that Van Zant misused his position when he obligated the district to co-sponsor that event. The Office of State Attorney Angela Corey also found “no provable criminal activity” by Van Zant in the matter. In addition, a school district internal... Read more
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First Coast News
Melissa Nelson speaks after landslide victory over incumbent Angela Coreywon't take office until January. In a landslide victory, Florida native Meliss
Melissa Nelson speaks after landslide victory over incumbent Angela Corey
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
won't take office until January. In a landslide victory, Florida native Melissa Nelson unseated incumbent State Attorney Angela Corey - her former boss. "One of the things that we intend to do during the transition which I'm excited about is... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville man, who was 17 when arrested in classmate's death, found incompetent for trialdisability. Efforts will be made to restore his competency at the state facilit
Jacksonville man, who was 17 when arrested in classmate's death, found incompetent for trial
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
disability. Efforts will be made to restore his competency at the state facility. The office of State Attorney Angela Corey opposed finding Robinson incompetent and wanted to proceed to trial, Bavington said. But Circuit Judge Linda... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Charisma helps land inspector general�s job for Navy attorneybeing the public face and a leader in the office were the most critical parts o
Charisma helps land inspector general�s job for Navy attorney
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
being the public face and a leader in the office were the most critical parts of the job. Committee members State Attorney Angela Corey and Circuit Judge Elizabeth Senterfitt both said Hoffman�s demeanor suited the office. Another benefit was... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
�The boys� making name for themselves in Northeast Floridawhen you see something that�s wrong. �That had come from discussions we had ha
�The boys� making name for themselves in Northeast Florida
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
when you see something that�s wrong. �That had come from discussions we had had,� said Nelson, who defeated State Attorney Angela Corey. �It was clear to me he was listening to me.� Jason Fischer shared his values and what he wanted to accomplish... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Frank Denton: The antidote for anti-democratic behaviorGiven our committed reporting and editorializing on Public Defender Matt Shirk,
Frank Denton: The antidote for anti-democratic behavior
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Given our committed reporting and editorializing on Public Defender Matt Shirk, State Attorney Angela Corey, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and the pension sales-tax extension, we were gratified that the 29 percent of the electorate who voted three weeks... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monday's Letters: The Eastern Establishment's celebration of Corey's defeat only proves she had been doing a good jobreports of her handling such information. Does she really have a grasp and und
Monday's Letters: The Eastern Establishment's celebration of Corey's defeat only proves she had been doing a good job
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
reports of her handling such information. Does she really have a grasp and understanding of what she is reading? Click. ■ Angela Corey’s defeat: Now that we know that the Eastern establishment has revealed its approval of the removal of State... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Family of man shot, killed by officer sues officer, sheriffWorthy said at the time. “What I really want is for them to take over the entir
Family of man shot, killed by officer sues officer, sheriff
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
Worthy said at the time. “What I really want is for them to take over the entire investigation, because I think that Angela Corey and the Sheriff's Office have something going on. They have never, from what I know, they have a never... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Matt Shirk to talk transition with Charlie Cofer, winner of public defender raceeight years ago and hopes he will take the same approach. Shirk's office recen
Matt Shirk to talk transition with Charlie Cofer, winner of public defender race
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
eight years ago and hopes he will take the same approach. Shirk's office recently let five employees go. State Attorney Angela Corey has already hired three of them and is in talks with a fourth. Copyright 2016 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
State Attorney Angela Corey gives jobs to some fired by Public Defender Matt ShirkState Attorney Angela Corey has offered new jobs to some of those fired last we
State Attorney Angela Corey gives jobs to some fired by Public Defender Matt Shirk
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
State Attorney Angela Corey has offered new jobs to some of those fired last week by Public Defender Matt Shirk the day after he lost re-election. Joe Frasier, Shirk’s former IT director, and Angela Fouraker, a secretary, have already accepted new... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
After Public Defender Matt Shirk fires four employees, State Attorney Angela Corey gives some of them new jobsState Attorney Angela Corey has offered new jobs to some of those fired last we
After Public Defender Matt Shirk fires four employees, State Attorney Angela Corey gives some of them new jobs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
State Attorney Angela Corey has offered new jobs to some of those fired last week by Public Defender Matt Shirk the day after he lost re-election. Joe Frasier, Shirk’s former IT director, and Angela Fouraker, a secretary, have already accepted new... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Crew focusing on criminal justice in Jacksonville for documentary set to run on BBC next yearjustice system, but they plan to close the film with the results of the electio
Crew focusing on criminal justice in Jacksonville for documentary set to run on BBC next year
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
justice system, but they plan to close the film with the results of the election for state attorney where incumbent Angela Corey was defeated. Mahon said the crew won’t be done filming until close to the end of the year. Joe Daraskevich:... Read more
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Business Insider
This is what it will take to end mass incarcerationprogressive, challengers. Two recent examples are Anita Alvarez in Chicago, who
This is what it will take to end mass incarceration
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
progressive, challengers. Two recent examples are Anita Alvarez in Chicago, who was defeated by Kim Foxx in March, and Angela Corey in Jacksonville, who was trounced by an ever-so-slightly reform-minded Melissa Nelson in a Republican primary... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pension tax vote ushers in the Lenny Curry era of politicswas financed largely by the same network of donors Curry has cultivated. And a
Pension tax vote ushers in the Lenny Curry era of politics
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
was financed largely by the same network of donors Curry has cultivated. And although Curry had endorsed State Attorney Angela Corey for re-election, many of his friends and supporters backed challenger Melissa Nelson. Brian Hughes and Tim Baker... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
What does Angela Corey's loss say about the changing politics of prosecution?The election bid and overwhelming defeat of State Attorney Angela Corey attract
What does Angela Corey's loss say about the changing politics of prosecution?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
The election bid and overwhelming defeat of State Attorney Angela Corey attracted the type of national attention that would’ve seemed out of place just a few years ago. But in today’s world, voters who emphasize criminal justice reform have focused... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Make Florida Elections Less of a ShamRepublican because of Kenny Leigh. The “men-only “ lawyer, a registered Republ
Mark Woods: Make Florida Elections Less of a Sham
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
Republican because of Kenny Leigh. The “men-only “ lawyer, a registered Republican who had donated money to State Attorney Angela Corey, filed the paperwork at the last minute to run for state attorney. Or, to be more accurate, the then-campaign... Read more
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Slate
Was Trump’s Mexico Trip a Success?fight for control of the Senate. Here are some of the links and references fro
Was Trump’s Mexico Trip a Success?
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
fight for control of the Senate. Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show: Emily chatters about Angela Corey and Matt Shirk, the tough-on-crime Florida officials whom Emily wrote about and discussed last week, both losing... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tuesday's Letters: Haven't we had enough of the Clintons?sales tax for other things. On another issue, I’m glad that the tactics used b
Tuesday's Letters: Haven't we had enough of the Clintons?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
sales tax for other things. On another issue, I’m glad that the tactics used by the campaign manager of State Attorney Angela Corey to keep many voters out of the election process backfired. This was reminiscent of the hanging chads and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Thursday's Letters: A reader remembers Trump's support of nonprofitsfor state attorney. She was not my chosen candidate, but she ran a very good ra
Thursday's Letters: A reader remembers Trump's support of nonprofits
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
for state attorney. She was not my chosen candidate, but she ran a very good race. I do ask her to stay tough on crime. Angela Corey, for whatever faults she may have, was always the victims’ advocate, and for this she had the unified support of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Integrity and temperament won on Tuesdayvoters did the right thing in deciding by decisive margins to sweep out three d
Integrity and temperament won on Tuesday
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
voters did the right thing in deciding by decisive margins to sweep out three divisive incumbents — State Attorney Angela Corey, Public Defender Matt Shirk and longtime U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown — and replace them with highly capable,... Read more
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Slate
America’s “Cruelest Prosecutor” Just Got Dumped. Is This Really a Victory for the Left?the Defeat of America’s “Cruelest Prosecutor” in Florida Really a Victory for C
America’s “Cruelest Prosecutor” Just Got Dumped. Is This Really a Victory for the Left?
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
the Defeat of America’s “Cruelest Prosecutor” in Florida Really a Victory for Criminal Justice Reform?Good riddance to Angela Corey. But don’t mistake her NRA-endorsed successor for a crusading reformer. The defeat of an infamously... Read more
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Salon.com
Obama moves to end the war on drugs: Commuting the sentences of 111 offenders is a good first stepfollowed Tuesday’s primary losses by strict law-and-order district attorneys ac
Obama moves to end the war on drugs: Commuting the sentences of 111 offenders is a good first step
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
followed Tuesday’s primary losses by strict law-and-order district attorneys across the country, most notably the egregious Angela Corey in Florida. The commutations come on the heels of a Democratic primary season in which the issue of mass... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Kenny Leigh plans to drop out of State Attorney race, making Melissa Nelson the official winnerelection, which would ensure Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected
Kenny Leigh plans to drop out of State Attorney race, making Melissa Nelson the official winner
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
election, which would ensure Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected prosecutor. Nelson beat State Attorney Angela Corey in Tuesday’s Republican primary, but because Leigh had filed as a write-in candidate, Nelson did not win... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Victims' families call for State Attorney's Office to halt death penaltyhaving just 5 percent of the state’s population. The letter also comes on the
Victims' families call for State Attorney's Office to halt death penalty
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
having just 5 percent of the state’s population. The letter also comes on the heels of the ouster of State Attorney Angela Corey, who was handily defeated by political newcomer Melissa Nelson in Tuesday’s primary election. Brian Hughes,... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Write-in candidates disenfranchise voterswere barred from that race. Dozens of other races were affected in the same way
Write-in candidates disenfranchise voters
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 25 days ago
were barred from that race. Dozens of other races were affected in the same way. Like Ashton, Jacksonville State Attorney Angela Corey, who prosecuted George Zimmerman, lost her Republican primary. A write-in kept Democrats and independents... Read more
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The Washington Times
The Latest: Matt Gaetz poised to replace US Rep. Millerof black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly com
The Latest: Matt Gaetz poised to replace US Rep. Miller
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
of black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly complete election results Tuesday showed that Angela Corey lost by a large margin to challenger Melissa Nelson, herself a former prosecutor. Corey’s Jacksonville-based... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
As celebrities celebrate, legal experts assess the reasons for defeats of Angela Corey and otherson the primary for Jacksonville’s elected prosecutor. Ten-time Grammy Awards w
As celebrities celebrate, legal experts assess the reasons for defeats of Angela Corey and others
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
on the primary for Jacksonville’s elected prosecutor. Ten-time Grammy Awards winner John Legend celebrated State Attorney Angela Corey’s loss. So did “Orange Is The New Black” author Piper Kerman and former Democratic presidential candidate and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Kenny Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race, making Melissa Nelson the official winneron Wednesday, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected prosec
Kenny Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race, making Melissa Nelson the official winner
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
on Wednesday, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected prosecutor. Nelson beat State Attorney Angela Corey on Tuesday in the Republican primary, but because Leigh had filed as a write-in candidate, Nelson had not... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Angela Corey, prosecutor who charged George Zimmerman, faces stiff challenge in electionAngela Corey faces two opponents in the Aug. 30 Republican primary for the Stat
Angela Corey, prosecutor who charged George Zimmerman, faces stiff challenge in election
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Angela Corey faces two opponents in the Aug. 30 Republican primary for the State Attorney's Office, which handles three northeast Florida counties. Polls have shown Corey trailing. Her two opponents have questioned her handling of the Zimmerman case... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
State attorney who charged George Zimmerman loses her joban unknown corporate lawyer and former prosecutor three months ago, on Tuesday
State attorney who charged George Zimmerman loses her job
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
an unknown corporate lawyer and former prosecutor three months ago, on Tuesday easily ousted incumbent State Attorney Angela Corey, best known for her prosecution of George Zimmerman. The election caps a dizzying rise for Nelson and an... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Not complaining, but some big winners finished with less than 50%public in criminal court. And Melissa Nelson, good on ya’, as the Aussies say,
Not complaining, but some big winners finished with less than 50%
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
public in criminal court. And Melissa Nelson, good on ya’, as the Aussies say, for your 64 percent margin over incumbent Angela Corey and Wesley White. As for John Rutherford, who won the Republican Primary for the District 4 in the U.S. House,... Read more
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Raw Story
Say goodbye to Angela Corey: ‘Cruelest prosecutor in America’ gets defeated by primary challengerAngela Corey, the Jacksonville, Florida state attorney who notoriously pursued
Say goodbye to Angela Corey: ‘Cruelest prosecutor in America’ gets defeated by primary challenger
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
Angela Corey, the Jacksonville, Florida state attorney who notoriously pursued a 20-year sentence for Marissa Alexander for firing a warning shot in self-defense, was defeated in her primary for re-election last night. In addition to trying to throw... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
Detroit Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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Daily Journal
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
Daily Journal / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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Daily Record
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Florida State Attorney Who Oversaw Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander Cases Is Defeated in PrimaryIn Florida, State Attorney Angela Corey has been defeated in her re-election bi
Florida State Attorney Who Oversaw Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander Cases Is Defeated in Primary
Op-Ed News / Posted 26 days ago
In Florida, State Attorney Angela Corey has been defeated in her re-election bid. Corey had faced widespread criticism for her handling of several prominent cases, including the killing of African-American teenager Trayvon Martin by white... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Path to victory: Melissa Nelson's decision to run against Angela Corey was difficult, but support was there from the beginning Wednesday, August 31, 12:17 PM EDT The applause was thunderous for Nelson, w
Path to victory: Melissa Nelson's decision to run against Angela Corey was difficult, but support was there from the beginning
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Wednesday, August 31, 12:17 PM EDT The applause was thunderous for Nelson, who had overwhelmingly beaten State Attorney... Read more
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First Coast News
Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race; endorses Nelsonelection, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s newly elected state pr
Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race; endorses Nelson
First Coast News / Posted 26 days ago
election, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s newly elected state prosecutor. Nelson beat State Attorney Angela Corey on Tuesday in the Republican primary, but because Leigh had filed as a write-in candidate, Nelson had not... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingFLORIDA -- Angela Corey, a state attorney in northeast Florida who investigated
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 26 days ago
FLORIDA -- Angela Corey, a state attorney in northeast Florida who investigated the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and prosecuted Marissa Alexander for firing a warning shot during a domestic dispute, lost the Republican primary on Tuesday for 4th... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A reader remembers Trump's support of nonprofitsfor state attorney. She was not my chosen candidate, but she ran a very good ra
A reader remembers Trump's support of nonprofits
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
for state attorney. She was not my chosen candidate, but she ran a very good race. I do ask her to stay tough on crime. Angela Corey, for whatever faults she may have, was always the victims’ advocate, and for this she had the unified support of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Kenny Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race; Melissa Nelson to officially winon Wednesday, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected prosec
Kenny Leigh to drop out of State Attorney race; Melissa Nelson to officially win
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
on Wednesday, assuring Melissa Nelson will be Jacksonville’s new elected prosecutor. Nelson beat State Attorney Angela Corey on Tuesday in the Republican primary, but because Leigh had filed as a write-in candidate, Nelson had not... Read more
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First Coast News
Angela Corey's defeat and how the Internet reactedpotentially reshaped the entire North Florida political terrain. The most natio
Angela Corey's defeat and how the Internet reacted
First Coast News / Posted 26 days ago
potentially reshaped the entire North Florida political terrain. The most nationally recognized event of the night was Angela Corey’s defeat though. Melissa Nelson, a candidate once viewed as an underdog in the Fourth Judicial Circuit race,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The big takeaways from Tuesday's primary electionsRepublican Glo Smith in November’s general election. SWEEPING CHANGES TO DUVAL
The big takeaways from Tuesday's primary elections
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Republican Glo Smith in November’s general election. SWEEPING CHANGES TO DUVAL COUNTY’S JUSTICE SYSTEM State Attorney Angela Corey lost her re-election bid to political newcomer Melissa Nelson, and Public Defender Matt Shirk lost to former... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
McCain, Rubio, Wasserman Schultz defeat challengers in primariesof black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly com
McCain, Rubio, Wasserman Schultz defeat challengers in primaries
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
of black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly complete election results Tuesday showed that Angela Corey lost by a large margin to challenger Melissa Nelson, herself a former prosecutor. Corey's Jacksonville-based... Read more
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USA Today
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebratingas the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florid
Angela Corey lost her primary, and the Internet is celebrating
USA Today / Posted 26 days ago
as the law will allow. “Today the voters in Jacksonville and throughout Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit have decided that Angela Corey failed in that responsibility by aggressively seeking the death penalty and egregiously charging juveniles,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
More than 1.75 million Floridians voted earlyof black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly com
More than 1.75 million Floridians voted early
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
of black teenager Trayvon Martin has been defeated for re-election. Nearly complete election results Tuesday showed that Angela Corey lost by a large margin to challenger Melissa Nelson, herself a former prosecutor. Corey's Jacksonville-based... Read more
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