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First Coast News
River ferry temporarily shuts down for maintenanceto make repairs to the boat and add a new fender system. The agency assumed op
River ferry temporarily shuts down for maintenance
First Coast News / Posted 14 hours ago
to make repairs to the boat and add a new fender system. The agency assumed operations of the ferry in March after the Jacksonville City Council voted to transfer the ownership to the JTA. The ferry connects the north and south ends of Florida... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
State senator: HabiJax should be held accountable for Fairway Oaks problemsGibson decided to come out to the neighborhood to see the conditions of the hom
State senator: HabiJax should be held accountable for Fairway Oaks problems
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
Gibson decided to come out to the neighborhood to see the conditions of the homes firsthand -- just weeks after visits from Jacksonville City Councilwoman Katrina Brown and Mayor Lenny Curry. After reviewing reports, including one released by a... Read more
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First Coast News
Williams, Curry detail body camera pilot program for Sheriff's Officethat is good for law enforcement and a move that is good for the community," Wi
Williams, Curry detail body camera pilot program for Sheriff's Office
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
that is good for law enforcement and a move that is good for the community," Williams said of the body camera pilot. The Jacksonville City Council has to approve Curry's budget which includes 40 new police officers, 40 new community service... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayor Lenny Curry to unveil proposed spending plan for next yearMayor Lenny Curry will unveil his proposed spending plan for next year to the J
Mayor Lenny Curry to unveil proposed spending plan for next year
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Mayor Lenny Curry will unveil his proposed spending plan for next year to the Jacksonville City Council on Monday morning. Curry hasn’t released the spending plan, although he’s expected to propose a hold-the-line budget, with no indications that it... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mayor to present $1 billion budget proposal MondayJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Mayor Lenny Curry is finalizing a $1 billion budget he wil
Mayor to present $1 billion budget proposal Monday
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 9 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Mayor Lenny Curry is finalizing a $1 billion budget he will present to Jacksonville City Council on Monday morning. The mayor and his staff is being tight-lip about details in the budget and won't say if It will include any... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mayor to meet with Fairway Oaks residentsfrom the Environmental Protection Agency also conducted some testing in Fairway
Mayor to meet with Fairway Oaks residents
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 12 days ago
from the Environmental Protection Agency also conducted some testing in Fairway Oaks, Borden said. Three new Jacksonville City Council members are also expected to walk through the Fairway Oaks neighborhood next week. Copyright 2016... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville's Loop's Nursery in legal battle to get medical marijuana licensethe state, particularly by municipalities, with Jacksonville being among the mo
Jacksonville's Loop's Nursery in legal battle to get medical marijuana license
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
the state, particularly by municipalities, with Jacksonville being among the most high profile in resisting the law. The Jacksonville City Council in summer of 2015 drafted a measure that would have blocked the sale of the low THC marijuana... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
New UNF poll shows mixed feelings about pension tax planRepublicans, but the majority of blacks and Democrats also approve of how he is
New UNF poll shows mixed feelings about pension tax plan
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
Republicans, but the majority of blacks and Democrats also approve of how he is handling his duties,” noted Binder. The Jacksonville City Council and the Superintendent of Duval County Schools, Nikolai Vitti, garnered the approval (strongly or... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF Poll: Mayor Curry's pension-tax plan gains ground; Sheriff Williams most popular elected officialvoters. Fifty percent strongly or somewhat approve of his job performance so fa
UNF Poll: Mayor Curry's pension-tax plan gains ground; Sheriff Williams most popular elected official
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
voters. Fifty percent strongly or somewhat approve of his job performance so far; 34 percent disapprove. The 19-member Jacksonville City Council, which 48 percent of voters say is doing a good job. Just under 20 percent of voters don’t know... Read more
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First Coast News
Poll: Curry pension plan gaining ground with votersvoters. Fifty percent strongly or somewhat approve of his job performance so fa
Poll: Curry pension plan gaining ground with voters
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
voters. Fifty percent strongly or somewhat approve of his job performance so far; 34 percent disapprove. The 19-member Jacksonville City Council, which 48 percent of voters say is doing a good job. Just under 20 percent of voters don’t know... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
How to de-escalate situations involving policeare up, the windows are down. You turn off the ignition. The officers knows the
How to de-escalate situations involving police
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
are up, the windows are down. You turn off the ignition. The officers knows then you are not trying to hide anything." The Jacksonville City Council has been discussing the idea of a citizens review board to overlook the actions of officers. The... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Permitting delays spur study to broaden county inspectionsQuestions concerning city building standards drives discussion about the Onslow
Permitting delays spur study to broaden county inspections
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Questions concerning city building standards drives discussion about the Onslow County inspections department taking over duties for the City of Jacksonville. When Coastal Carolina Community College bought the vacant former Fuddruckers building at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Lori Boyer takes over as Jacksonville City Council presidentlongtime San Marco preservation activist known for having a keen eye for detail
Lori Boyer takes over as Jacksonville City Council president
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
longtime San Marco preservation activist known for having a keen eye for detail, officially took the reins Thursday as the Jacksonville City Council president, promising to push an ambitious agenda despite prolonged financial challenges, concerns... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Lori Boyer to take over as Jacksonville City Council leaderlongtime San Marco preservation activist known for having a keen eye for detail
Lori Boyer to take over as Jacksonville City Council leader
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
longtime San Marco preservation activist known for having a keen eye for detail, officially took the reins Thursday as the Jacksonville City Council president, promising to push an ambitious agenda despite prolonged financial challenges, concerns... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
More council members agree to deny HabiJax funding until Fairway Oaks issues fixedJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three Jacksonville City Council members have now walked th
More council members agree to deny HabiJax funding until Fairway Oaks issues fixed
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three Jacksonville City Council members have now walked through the Fairway Oaks neighborhood after pleas from residents who blame HabiJax for poor construction that left their homes falling apart. Councilwoman Katrina Brown,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Activists ask City Council for citizen's review of police shootingsinto the shooting of Vernell Bing Jr., after a chase in May, and Keith Crowder,
Activists ask City Council for citizen's review of police shootings
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
into the shooting of Vernell Bing Jr., after a chase in May, and Keith Crowder, during a traffic stop last week, several Jacksonville City Council on Wednesday heard residents' reasons why such a panel is needed, and at least one agreed. A... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mayor, 11 council members received donations from BestBetCourt donated $17,500 to the campaigns of the mayor and current City Council me
Mayor, 11 council members received donations from BestBet
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
Court donated $17,500 to the campaigns of the mayor and current City Council members last year, the I-TEAM learned. The Jacksonville City Council voted 18-1 Tuesday night to put a question about whether slot machines should be legalized on the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City demands $210,550 from councilwoman's businessThe city is demanding $210,550 from a business co-owned by Jacksonville City Co
City demands $210,550 from councilwoman's business
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
The city is demanding $210,550 from a business co-owned by Jacksonville City Councilwoman Katrina Brown after it defaulted on the terms of a grant, according to a June 24 letter. If the company does not repay the grant within 15 days, the “city will... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville council OKs voter referendum for slot machinesreferendum to let voters allow the Bestbet poker room in Arlington to have slot
Jacksonville council OKs voter referendum for slot machines
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
referendum to let voters allow the Bestbet poker room in Arlington to have slot machines easily won approval Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council. While the referendum is now set to appear on the November presidential election ballot, the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council votes to put slot machine question on November ballotJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council voted Tuesday night to put a
City Council votes to put slot machine question on November ballot
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council voted Tuesday night to put a question about whether slot machines should be legalized on the November ballot for voters to decide. Councilman Doyle Carter was the only dissenter. The slot machines... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville City Council set to approve slot machines referendumA referendum to let voters allow the Bestbet poker room in Arlington to have sl
Jacksonville City Council set to approve slot machines referendum
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
A referendum to let voters allow the Bestbet poker room in Arlington to have slot machines will be voted on by the Jacksonville City Council this evening. The proposed referendum is expected to pass. A majority of the council is supporting it, and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Port authority budget includes $47 million to begin river dredginggoes into effect Jan. 1, 2017, expanding the company’s 12-acre lease at Talleyr
Port authority budget includes $47 million to begin river dredging
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017, expanding the company’s 12-acre lease at Talleyrand to 50 acres. The budget now goes to the Jacksonville City Council for consideration. RIVER CHANNEL DEEPENING Taylor attended Sunday’s festive inaugural event at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville NAS initiates new main runway with ceremony, P8-A Poseidon touchdownbusiness.” Watching the first of the more than 50,000 landings and takeoffs th
Jacksonville NAS initiates new main runway with ceremony, P8-A Poseidon touchdown
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
business.” Watching the first of the more than 50,000 landings and takeoffs the new runway will see in the coming year was Jacksonville City Council president Greg Anderson, who said the massive project shows the Navy’s commitment to the city and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council expected to vote Tuesday on legalizing slot machinesJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council is expected to vote Tuesday
City Council expected to vote Tuesday on legalizing slot machines
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 29 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to put legalizing slot machines on the November ballot for voters to decide. The slot machines would only be allowed at the Best Bet facility on Monument Road,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Council set for vote on slot machines; issue breezed through committeesdecide whether slot machines can operate at Bestbet’s poker room in Arlington i
Council set for vote on slot machines; issue breezed through committees
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
decide whether slot machines can operate at Bestbet’s poker room in Arlington is on track for approval this week by the Jacksonville City Council — although the decision’s fate ultimately lies in the hands of the Florida Supreme Court. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
12 candidates vie for four Duval school board seatsvying to replace Hall, who represented north side and west side neighborhoods.
12 candidates vie for four Duval school board seats
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
vying to replace Hall, who represented north side and west side neighborhoods. Warren A. Jones is a former member of the Jacksonville City Council, serving from 1979 to 1999 and from 2007 to 2015. He sits on the JEA board. Brenda A. Jordan is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The city must make it a priority to provide police with body cameraspolice and the community. Sheriff Mike Williams supports them. Local African-A
The city must make it a priority to provide police with body cameras
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
police and the community. Sheriff Mike Williams supports them. Local African-American leaders call for them. And the Jacksonville City Council needs to find the money to both purchase and maintain them. A sense of urgency is... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Air station's command changes after three yearswhich included a spot as one of the 2015 Dancing Stars of Jacksonville, was evi
Air station's command changes after three years
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted a month ago
which included a spot as one of the 2015 Dancing Stars of Jacksonville, was evident by those in attendance, including: Jacksonville City Council member Angelia Washington, Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller, Coastal Carolina Community College... Read more

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