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The Jacksonville Daily News
40 vying for 23 seats in municipal electionto the ballot on Friday morning, the last day of filing for this year’s electio
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
to the ballot on Friday morning, the last day of filing for this year’s election. Andrew Jackson Davis III filed for the Jacksonville City Council at-large position; Brian H. Jackson, filed for the Jacksonville City Council Ward 1 position;... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Deadline today to file for municipal seatsseat as the mayor of Holly Ridge; Helen “Hecky” D. Thompson filed for a chance
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
seat as the mayor of Holly Ridge; Helen “Hecky” D. Thompson filed for a chance to become an at-large councilwoman for the Jacksonville City Council; Fred Burns filed to continue as mayor of N. Topsail Beach; Richard Peters is going for another... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Plan proposed to alleviate train traffic problems for Ortega Hills residentsnear Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Though delays will continue from time to
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
near Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Though delays will continue from time to time, a solution seems to be in the works. Jacksonville City Councilman Jim Love led a meeting Tuesday afternoon in the conference room of the City Council to discuss... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Downtown Investment Authority needs more fundingUnfortunately, the city agency charged with overseeing Downtown revival is near
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Unfortunately, the city agency charged with overseeing Downtown revival is nearing an empty gas tank. In August 2012, the Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved the creation of the Downtown Investment Authority. A board of nine community... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Grand vision starting to come together at POW/MIA memorial at former Cecil Fieldto build a museum that is still in the early planning stages. The first major
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
to build a museum that is still in the early planning stages. The first major hurdle in the process came June 27 when the Jacksonville City Council approved a lease between the city and the Cecil Field POW/MIA Memorial Inc. The lease will become... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Four new candidates, two incumbents file for municipal seatsin the 2017 election – and four of those six are new candidates. Incumbent Jer
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
in the 2017 election – and four of those six are new candidates. Incumbent Jerome Willingham filed to keep his seat on the Jacksonville City Council and McKinley D. Smith filed to continue as mayor in Richlands, according to the contest search... Read more
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First Coast News
Plans in works to reconfigure train traffic, add entrance to solve Ortega train issuesJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville city council member met with CSX officials
First Coast News / Posted 15 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville city council member met with CSX officials Thursday to try and find a solution to train blockages in an Ortega neighborhood. City council member Jim Love said Ortega Hills is home to over 1,000 people. Hundreds of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
My vision during my term as City Council president involves working together for our children — jobs, quality of life, parks and a vibrant Downtownand strengthen the role our parks play in building community. These are foundat
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
and strengthen the role our parks play in building community. These are foundations of my vision: that Jacksonville can be the best city in the world for a child to grow up. Anna Lopez Brosche is president of the Jacksonville... Read more
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First Coast News
Council member set to meet with CSX over Ortega train blockagesor maybe they had a heart attack and have to go to the hospital, they couldn't
First Coast News / Posted 18 days ago
or maybe they had a heart attack and have to go to the hospital, they couldn't get out of their neighborhood," said Jacksonville city council member Jim Love. A train blocking a neighborhood of 400 homes for two hours is unacceptable, Love... Read more
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First Coast News
Parent: 'They make it seem children aren't important' after swimming lessons bill fails to passhow to swim. "It's pretty upsetting especially as a parent," Carver said. Tha
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
how to swim. "It's pretty upsetting especially as a parent," Carver said. That upsetting moment for Carver came when the Jacksonville City Council did not approve the bill that would have paid for free swimming lessons for kids age 3 to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Atlantic seismic test plan draws fire from U.S. Rep. Rutherfordofficial to revisit the subject of testing. Except Jacksonville, she said, “ev
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
official to revisit the subject of testing. Except Jacksonville, she said, “every coastal municipality on the First Coast has passed a resolution opposing this threat. We urge the Jacksonville City Council to join them in stating their opposit... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Atlantic seismic test plan draws Rep. Rutherford’s oppositionofficial to revisit the subject of testing. Except Jacksonville, she said, “ev
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
official to revisit the subject of testing. Except Jacksonville, she said, “every coastal municipality on the First Coast has passed a resolution opposing this threat. We urge the Jacksonville City Council to join them in stating their opposit... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mayor Curry wants both moms, dads to get paid parental leavemembers on his paid parental leave proposal would begin after Oct. 1. He said h
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 23 days ago
members on his paid parental leave proposal would begin after Oct. 1. He said he will have separate talks with the city's independant agencies and take his plan to Jacksonville City Council. Copyright 2017 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights r... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council delays vote on Mandarin subdivisionThe Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday delayed voting on a plan for a new sub
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday delayed voting on a plan for a new subdivision in Mandarin that has upset residents. The subdivision, located off County Dock Road, would include 21 homes. The builder is requesting approval from the city to... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council approves $1.4M pilot program to fight opioid epidemicJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday night approved $1
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 24 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday night approved $1.4 million to fund a pilot program to fight the opioid epidemic in the area. In 2015, there were 45 heroin related deaths in North Florida. In Jacksonville, the number of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council approves opioid addiction programAdvocates for an experimental opioid addiction treatment program fended off sti
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
Advocates for an experimental opioid addiction treatment program fended off stiff opposition from a group of Jacksonville City Council members and secured nearly $1.5 million in public money to support the program for six months. The council also... Read more
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First Coast News
Jax City Council approves opioid addiction programAdvocates for an experimental opioid addiction treatment program fended off sti
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
Advocates for an experimental opioid addiction treatment program fended off stiff opposition from a group of Jacksonville City Council members and secured nearly $1.5 million in public money to support the program for six months. The council also... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Group hopes lease will be step toward Jacksonville national POW/MIA memorialto make her presentation to the Council and explain the meaning behind the “Mis
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
to make her presentation to the Council and explain the meaning behind the “Missing Man Table” as the ceremony begins. The Jacksonville City Council is set to pass an ordinance Tuesday that will approve a land lease between the city and the Cecil... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Hospital director: Overdose cases 'off the charts'is even brain dead. Doctors offer after-care, but according to Goodfriend, man
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 24 days ago
is even brain dead. Doctors offer after-care, but according to Goodfriend, many patients are not ready for that option. Jacksonville City Council is considering a proposal to fund a $1.5 million pilot program to help more patients who want... Read more
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First Coast News
Jacksonville City Council to address controversial Mandarin zoning issue(Florida Times-Union) -- Jacksonville City Council members will vote at their T
First Coast News / Posted 25 days ago
(Florida Times-Union) -- Jacksonville City Council members will vote at their Tuesday meeting on what has become a contentious development proposal for the historic Mandarin area. Off County Dock Road, a developer wants to build a 21-home... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville City Council to address controversial Mandarin zoning issueJacksonville City Council members will vote at their Tuesday meeting on what ha
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Jacksonville City Council members will vote at their Tuesday meeting on what has become a contentious development proposal for the historic Mandarin area. Off County Dock Road, a developer wants to build a 21-home subdivision, Dockside Estates, on... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Group seeks removal of Jacksonville's Confederate statueshistory," Todd said. "They correct the history, because these statues glorify a
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 28 days ago
history," Todd said. "They correct the history, because these statues glorify and romanticize slavery." In March, the Jacksonville City Council Neighborhoods Committee asked the full council to withdraw a bill to designate Hemming Park’s... Read more

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