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2015/03/27 14:47
2015/03/27 14:47
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Friday, March 27, 10:15 AM EDT �Hard fought,� the gentleman began. �I voted for you. It wasn�t enough, but I voted for you.� Bill Bishop looked up and smiled. �We got all these people to pay...
2015/03/27 14:47
2015/03/27 14:47
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2015/03/27 09:50
2015/03/27 09:50
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An unexpected court ruling this week in a lawsuit filed four years ago by a citizen activist — considered by his critics to be little more than a meddlesome City Hall gadfly — adds a new and...
2015/03/26 03:37
2015/03/26 03:37
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Now that the preliminary round of elections are over, citizens can rest for a few months, but that doesn't mean the candidates moving forward can do the same. When it comes to the mayoral race ahead...
2015/03/25 21:31
2015/03/25 21:31
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After seven years of discussions, stops and starts, Jacksonville City Council may vote Tuesday night to approve a new agreement with the Police and Fire Pension Fund. The fund's growing deficit --...
2015/03/25 17:48
2015/03/25 17:48
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OUR PAST AND PRESENT LEGISLATORSPosted Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 12:26 PM We in Poinsett County have always had good representation with our legislators at the Capitol in Little Rock. I am going...
2015/03/25 17:31
2015/03/25 17:31
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Mayor Alvin Brown and Republican challenger Lenny Curry are headed to a runoff in May. A candidate needed at least 50 percent of the vote, plus one, to win the race outright in Tuesday's first...
2015/03/25 16:47
2015/03/25 16:47
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Eight City Council races decided; eight advance to May 19 general election Wednesday, March 25, 11:42 AM EDT Compiled by David Chapman, Carole Hawkins, Kevin Hogencamp, Max Marbut and Marilyn...
2015/03/25 16:09
2015/03/25 16:09
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Want to kick-start a political brouhaha? Here’s one way to do it: Pass a law in a red state that affects the citizens of a blue state, or vice versa. Folks in the affected state will be outraged, most...
2015/03/24 23:47
2015/03/24 23:47
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First numbers in: Brown, Jefferson up with 39 precincts in Tuesday, March 24, 7:25 PM EDT Brown has 64,488 votes, with Curry second with 56,505. Bill Bishop has 24,642. In the sheriff's race, Ken...
2015/03/24 22:49
2015/03/24 22:49
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If you don’t believe in God, you might want to move to the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Ore., is No. 1 on the list of metropolitan areas with the most religiously unaffiliated residents (42%),...
2015/03/24 09:50
2015/03/24 09:50
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Politicians and their supporters will find out if all the time spent campaigning has resonated with voters as Jacksonville residents descend on polling stations throughout the city Tuesday. The...
2015/03/23 20:37
2015/03/23 20:37
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It's crunch time for the candidates as they prepare for Tuesday's city elections. The key for many of them will be swaying the large number of undecided voters. The last poll showed about 20 percent...
2015/03/23 16:47
2015/03/23 16:47
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Monday, March 23, 11:32 AM EDT Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland said this morning that 5,000 more Democrats than Republicans turned out during the two-week period. In the 2011 first election,...
2015/03/23 16:47
2015/03/23 16:47
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Where candidates for Jacksonville mayor stand on key issues Monday, March 23, 11:27 AM EDT Omega Allen, no party affiliation Crime:�Although crime is widespread, it�s an intensive need in the...
2015/03/22 13:50
2015/03/22 13:50
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Campaign organizers and volunteers are wrapping up last-minute early-voting pushes ahead of Tuesday’s election, when a flood of candidates for city offices will find out if they’ve won outright...
2015/03/22 12:50
2015/03/22 12:50
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I don’t know exactly when it happened. Maybe when a new stack of fliers arrived in the mail. Maybe when I turned on the TV for another debate. At some point I began to long for Mike Hogan’s empty...
2015/03/22 10:14
2015/03/22 10:14
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This month’s On China, CNN examines China’s sophisticated Internet censorship system. Known as the Great Firewall, it’s designed to control the world’s largest Internet population. It blocks and...
2015/03/20 21:31
2015/03/20 21:31
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Jacksonville is four days from selecting new city leaders, and it's hard not to notice the campaigns that are out in force. TV ads, sign wavers and the candidates themselves are hitting voters from...
2015/03/20 19:50
2015/03/20 19:50
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Bill Bishop has a combination of business and government experience. His thoughtful approach to issues and willingness to talk straight to the voters led the Times-Union editorial board to endorse...
2015/03/20 18:50
2015/03/20 18:50
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The first leg of this political season that sometimes has been overwhelmed by negativity thankfully draws to a close Tuesday on Election Day. Since Corrine Brown has offered her “Quick Picks” on whom...
2015/03/27 14:47
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