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The Florida Times-Union
Council set to wrap up budget reviews this weekPreparing the city’s budget for next year was the first major task facing Mayor
Council set to wrap up budget reviews this week
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Preparing the city’s budget for next year was the first major task facing Mayor Lenny Curry when he took office in July, and he’s one step closer to finishing. A Jacksonville City Council committee is set to finalize its review of Curry’s spending... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Monday Night Stabbing on North Dirksen Parkway -SADD Sounds Off On New 911 Immunity Law No Budget, But Another Committee Of Th
Monday Night Stabbing on North Dirksen Parkway -
FOX Illinois / Posted 8 days ago
SADD Sounds Off On New 911 Immunity Law No Budget, But Another Committee Of The Whole Preliminary Enrollment Numbers Show Unit Four Student Increase March of Dimes Awards Grants to 5 Central Illinois Organizations UI Clinic to Help Fight Campus... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Record Attendance Reported At Taste Of C-U -SADD Sounds Off On New 911 Immunity Law No Budget, But Another Committee Of Th
Record Attendance Reported At Taste Of C-U -
FOX Illinois / Posted 8 days ago
SADD Sounds Off On New 911 Immunity Law No Budget, But Another Committee Of The Whole Preliminary Enrollment Numbers Show Unit Four Student Increase March of Dimes Awards Grants to 5 Central Illinois Organizations UI Clinic to Help Fight Campus... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Pet of the Week: Chevelle -March of Dimes Awards Grants to 5 Central Illinois Organizations UI Clinic to
Pet of the Week: Chevelle -
FOX Illinois / Posted 8 days ago
March of Dimes Awards Grants to 5 Central Illinois Organizations UI Clinic to Help Fight Campus Mumps Five State Aircrafts Sold for $2.5 Million UPDATE: Petition To Have Officer Declared Sexually Dangerous Stands Skywalk for Downtown Building on... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City will not appeal $182,000 in raises for property appraiser employeesA compromise that allows Duval County Property Appraiser Jerry Holland to give
City will not appeal $182,000 in raises for property appraiser employees
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
A compromise that allows Duval County Property Appraiser Jerry Holland to give $182,000 in raises to his employees was effectively accepted on Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council after it decided not to move forward with an appeal that had been... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Shipyards report brings concerning news of heavy contaminationGRATITUDE FOR THE COMMUNITY FOR NEVER FOR GETTING THEIR GIRLS. FULL REPORT BECO
Shipyards report brings concerning news of heavy contamination
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
GRATITUDE FOR THE COMMUNITY FOR NEVER FOR GETTING THEIR GIRLS. FULL REPORT BECOME ON THE SOIL QUALITY OF THE JACKSONVILLE SHIPYARDS AND IT IS NOT GOOD NEWS FOR THE CITY OR INVESTORS. TURN THE LAND IN A 48 ACRE RIVER FRONT PARADISE. THIS 5000 PAGE... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Backpacks Reach District 186 Students -Fatal Crash in Jacksonville Pana Man's Body Found In Burning Pickup Truck Urb
Backpacks Reach District 186 Students -
FOX Illinois / Posted 9 days ago
Fatal Crash in Jacksonville Pana Man's Body Found In Burning Pickup Truck Urbana First To Discuss Mahomet Aquifer Consent Decree Former Basketball Coach Honored At State Farm Law Enforcement begins holiday safety campaign in advance of Labor... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Jacksonville City Council Votes To Complete Police Training Center -Updated: Monday, August 24 2015, 10:09 PM CDTTonight, Jacksonville aldermen vot
Jacksonville City Council Votes To Complete Police Training Center -
FOX Illinois / Posted 9 days ago
Updated: Monday, August 24 2015, 10:09 PM CDTTonight, Jacksonville aldermen voted to complete a training center for the police department. The police training center has been a nearly four-year project. Volunteers built the shell of the structure,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Career Track: Who's on the move on the First CoastHyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hired Cory Baum as director of sales and
Career Track: Who's on the move on the First Coast
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hired Cory Baum as director of sales and marketing and Yajaira Torres as sales manager. Baum will manage all hotel sales associates. Torres will oversee sales to groups including corporations and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday Business Notebook: Antique mall searching for new locationThings are heating up in Five Points, and likely to get hotter. Fans and Stove
Sunday Business Notebook: Antique mall searching for new location
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
Things are heating up in Five Points, and likely to get hotter. Fans and Stoves Antique Mall is going to leave the building where it has been for more than 30 years. “When your rent goes up three times, you have to move,” said owner Ruben Escadeja.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Antique mall looking for new locationThings are heating up in Five Points, and likely to get hotter. Fans and Stove
Antique mall looking for new location
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
Things are heating up in Five Points, and likely to get hotter. Fans and Stoves Antique Mall is going to leave the building where it has been for more than 30 years. “When your rent goes up three times, you have to move,” said owner Ruben Escadeja.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
220 HOME: The 220 Riverside apartments grand opening eventThe 220 Riverside apartment community in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Jacksonvi
220 HOME: The 220 Riverside apartments grand opening event
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
The 220 Riverside apartment community in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL celebrated a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday August 20, 2015. The six floor complex is already almost half occupied and another 25% have been leased.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Letters to the Editor: Readers weigh in on AB election, gas stationI first met Carolyn Woods when Atlantic Beach began operating like a runaway tr
Letters to the Editor: Readers weigh in on AB election, gas station
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
I first met Carolyn Woods when Atlantic Beach began operating like a runaway train, or, more accurately, like a runaway subway train (unobserved, in the dark). One Friday, we learned that “our” commission would vote Monday to bulldoze every tree in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville City Council panel debates whether grant process is fair to allEven though the city made mistakes while selecting the local non-profits that w
Jacksonville City Council panel debates whether grant process is fair to all
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
Even though the city made mistakes while selecting the local non-profits that will receive $2 million in public service grants next year, a Jacksonville City Council panel said it’s too late for a mulligan and recommended moving forward with the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Council panel debates whether grant process is fair to allEven though the city made mistakes while selecting the local non-profits that w
Council panel debates whether grant process is fair to all
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
Even though the city made mistakes while selecting the local non-profits that will receive $2 million in public service grants next year, a Jacksonville City Council panel said it’s too late for a mulligan and recommended moving forward with the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Senate, House members on redistricting collision courseTuesday, August 18, 10:13 AM EDT Even as members of the House rejected an amen
Senate, House members on redistricting collision course
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
Tuesday, August 18, 10:13 AM EDT Even as members of the House rejected an amendment to a �base map� developed by legislative staff members ahead of the session, the Senate panel approved on a voice vote new boundaries proposed by Sen. Tom Lee, a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
At-large seats dilute voter representationVoters in Atlantic Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 25 will have the opportunity to insti
At-large seats dilute voter representation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
Voters in Atlantic Beach on Tuesday, Aug. 25 will have the opportunity to institute via referendum a republican form of government. What exists now is more properly described as “rigged government” since all four commission seats are elected... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
SunGard buy expected to be highly profitable for FISThursday, August 13, 10:27 AM EDT However, SunGard will enhance the business o
SunGard buy expected to be highly profitable for FIS
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
Thursday, August 13, 10:27 AM EDT However, SunGard will enhance the business of Fidelity National Information Services, or FIS, by bringing a �complementary portfolio of products and services,� said FIS President and Chief Executive Gary... Read more
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Rappler
Fil-Am is first Asian American councilor of Florida cityFIT AND FIRST. Anna Lopez Brosche is first Asian American city councilor in Jac
Fil-Am is first Asian American councilor of Florida city
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
FIT AND FIRST. Anna Lopez Brosche is first Asian American city councilor in Jacksonville, Florida WASHINGTON DC, USA – Anna Lopez Brosche, the first Filipino American woman and first Asian American to serve as city councilor for Jacksonville,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville council restores Hemming Park funding; plan to challenge pension controversy on tableThe non-profit group running downtown’s Hemming Park will finally receive a cru
Jacksonville council restores Hemming Park funding; plan to challenge pension controversy on table
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
The non-profit group running downtown’s Hemming Park will finally receive a crucial payment from the city after an overwhelming vote from the Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday, and a plan to legally challenge a years-old dispute with the Police... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville City Council on track to scrap plan to close riverfront land in AvondaleAvondale residents fighting to keep a small piece of riverfront land open to th
Jacksonville City Council on track to scrap plan to close riverfront land in Avondale
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
Avondale residents fighting to keep a small piece of riverfront land open to the public are on track for a victory. Several Jacksonville City Council committees voted this week to scrap a plan to close a city-owned right of way that offers public... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
14 Jacksonville women honored for what they did with the rights under the 1965 Voting Rights ActIt was ground-breaking legislation when President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed
14 Jacksonville women honored for what they did with the rights under the 1965 Voting Rights Act
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
It was ground-breaking legislation when President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed it into law Aug. 6, 1965, designed to overcome the legal barriers that African-Americans and other minorities had faced when trying to vote like every other... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Council on track to scrap plan to close riverfront land in AvondaleAvondale residents fighting to keep a small piece of riverfront land open to th
Council on track to scrap plan to close riverfront land in Avondale
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
Avondale residents fighting to keep a small piece of riverfront land open to the public are on track for a victory. Several Jacksonville City Council committees voted this week to scrap a plan to close a city-owned right-of-way that offers public... Read more
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Clay Today
Meet Brad Burbaugh ...By Eric Cravey Managing Editor GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Before he took an agricul
Meet Brad Burbaugh ...
Clay Today / Posted 27 days ago
By Eric Cravey Managing Editor GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Before he took an agriculture class in ninth grade, Bradley Burbaugh, 36, thought he wanted to become a physician’s assistant because he likes helping others. However, when he joined Future... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Plan to restore public funding passes second City Council panel, headed for final voteThe non-profit organization in charge of revitalizing downtown’s Hemming Park i
Plan to restore public funding passes second City Council panel, headed for final vote
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
The non-profit organization in charge of revitalizing downtown’s Hemming Park is one step closer to having its public funding restored. A plan to change the language in the contract between Jacksonville City Hall and Friends of Hemming Park that... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Corrine Brown calls for constitutional amendment requiring Medicaid expansion in FloridaIf the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott won’t pass Medicaid expansion, t
Corrine Brown calls for constitutional amendment requiring Medicaid expansion in Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
If the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott won’t pass Medicaid expansion, then U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, said she will let voters decide with a constitutional amendment — after she figures out the ballot language, prints the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Greg Anderson has the makings of a solid City Council leaderJacksonville City Council has ably tackled tough challenges in recent years. C
Greg Anderson has the makings of a solid City Council leader
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
Jacksonville City Council has ably tackled tough challenges in recent years. City Council leaders have taken their role as legislators to the hilt, avoiding the trap of trying to be mini-mayors or executives. They have taken seriously their duty to... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Australia-based Macquarie Group is �Project Post,� plans 123 finance jobs DowntownThursday, July 30, 6:53 AM EDT The office would open by year-end and the accou
Australia-based Macquarie Group is �Project Post,� plans 123 finance jobs Downtown
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Thursday, July 30, 6:53 AM EDT The office would open by year-end and the accounting and financial management jobs would be created by the end of 2017. Mayor Lenny Curry and a Macquarie Group executive are expected to announce the deal at 2 p.m.... Read more

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