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The Florida Times-Union
Committee approves Curry's budget with only minor changesA Jacksonville City Council panel on Friday OK’d Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed b
Committee approves Curry's budget with only minor changes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
A Jacksonville City Council panel on Friday OK’d Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed budget without making any major changes, approving his plan to hire 40 new police officers but otherwise keeping quality-of-life services near their current... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
F-35 jets could be coming to Jacksonvilleas Burlington, Vermont," Eifert said. Most everyone at the meeting seemed on b
F-35 jets could be coming to Jacksonville
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
as Burlington, Vermont," Eifert said. Most everyone at the meeting seemed on board with it, but there were a couple a Jacksonville City Council members like Councilman John Crescimbeni who raised a concern about how much development has... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council approves funding for Hemming Park groupJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville City Council voted 16-2 Tuesday evening to mo
City Council approves funding for Hemming Park group
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville City Council voted 16-2 Tuesday evening to move forward with funding Friends of Hemming Park, the organization that manages the Downtown park. The finance committee voted last week to move forward with paying the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council votes to expand sewer servicesJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council unanimously voted Tuesday ni
City Council votes to expand sewer services
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to pass a bill extending city sewer service to communities that rely solely on septic tanks. The passing of legislative bill 2016-490 means that JEA and the city will... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Council approves limited funding for Hemming Park nonprofitscrutiny into its performance and spending of public money, although the group’
Council approves limited funding for Hemming Park nonprofit
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
scrutiny into its performance and spending of public money, although the group’s long-term future remains uncertain. The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday voted 16-3 to pay Friends of Hemming Park $58,000 after taking much of the summer... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Curry promotes unified support of pension sales tax; chides media for covering Democratic committee's opposition to effortAugust 23, 11:00 AM EDT The �unprecedented coalition of support� of close to 5
Curry promotes unified support of pension sales tax; chides media for covering Democratic committee's opposition to effort
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
August 23, 11:00 AM EDT The �unprecedented coalition of support� of close to 50 included religious and business leaders, City Council and Duval County School Board members, nonprofit and cultural heads, young, old, Republican, Democrat, white and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Northeast Florida filled with contested racesMacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside,
Northeast Florida filled with contested races
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
MacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside, barbershop owner and former Jacksonville City Council member, VoteforDonRedman.com Clay Yarborough, 35, East Arlington, human resources supervisor and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford gains edge in 4th District House race; although undecideds have big lead in racefor more than 3 years, a six-figure job. State Rep. Lake Ray, a longtime Arlin
Rutherford gains edge in 4th District House race; although undecideds have big lead in race
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
for more than 3 years, a six-figure job. State Rep. Lake Ray, a longtime Arlington resident and former member of the Jacksonville City Council, also has found traction. He has the coveted backing of the National Rifle Association and is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Shimp wants better relationship between Neptune Beach government, residentscontenders face off for the position: Shimp, a retired Duval County public scho
Shimp wants better relationship between Neptune Beach government, residents
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
contenders face off for the position: Shimp, a retired Duval County public school teacher and coach; Elaine Brown, a former Jacksonville City Council representative; and Kara Tucker, admissions coordinator for the University of North Florida. “If I... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hall, Jones, Jordan and Rogers bios and questionnairesin order to facilitate access for Florida citizens.” July 1, 1979 to June 30,
Hall, Jones, Jordan and Rogers bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
in order to facilitate access for Florida citizens.” July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1999 and June 2007 to June 30, 2015 The Jacksonville City Council - Council Member – Elected Official During tenure, served on and chaired, at some point, all seven... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Some of state's most contested House races will be in Northeast FloridaMacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside,
Some of state's most contested House races will be in Northeast Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
MacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside, barbershop owner and former Jacksonville City Council member, VoteforDonRedman.com Clay Yarborough, 35, East Arlington, human resources supervisor and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Committee approves $58K to keep Hemming Park group afloatJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville City Council will vote next week on whether t
Committee approves $58K to keep Hemming Park group afloat
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville City Council will vote next week on whether to move forward with giving additional money to Friends of Hemming Park, the organization that manages the Downtown park. The finance committee voted this week to move... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Cheers: A prestigious designation for A1Afor their work co-chairing a group that did tireless work to help A1A earn its
Cheers: A prestigious designation for A1A
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
for their work co-chairing a group that did tireless work to help A1A earn its high state status. Brown is a former Jacksonville City Council president while Pelican served as both a mayor and commissioner in Fernandina Beach. Great work,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Everbank amphitheater groundbreakingof what the stadium is going to look like in Spring 2017. The$90-million proje
Everbank amphitheater groundbreaking
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
of what the stadium is going to look like in Spring 2017. The$90-million project got the go-ahead late last year when the Jacksonville City Council voted, unanimously, to help support this entire project to give EverBank Field that luxury feeling... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City money for Friends of Hemming Park clears another hurdle, set for final votenonprofit that manages downtown’s Hemming Park secured a crucial vote Wednesday
City money for Friends of Hemming Park clears another hurdle, set for final vote
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
nonprofit that manages downtown’s Hemming Park secured a crucial vote Wednesday and is now set for final approval by the Jacksonville City Council. The council Finance Committee voted to pay Friends of Hemming Park $58,000 for the group to... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Former Sen. Al Lawson to walk through Fairway Oaks Thursdayby HabiJax and 10,000 volunteers in 17 days, residents said that they noticed t
Former Sen. Al Lawson to walk through Fairway Oaks Thursday
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 days ago
by HabiJax and 10,000 volunteers in 17 days, residents said that they noticed their homes were shaking and unsettled. The Jacksonville City Council voted in favor of granting more than $840,000 to HabiJax for new construction, despite objections... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fussell, Riley bios and questionnaires.the city’s Charter Revision Commission and the Affordable Housing Advisory Comm
Fussell, Riley bios and questionnaires.
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
the city’s Charter Revision Commission and the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. He is also a past President of the Jacksonville City Council, overseeing all legislative matters and a municipal budget of nearly $1 billion. With leadership... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnairesLeague AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) CEO and COO of the Kansas City
Fischer and Kravitz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
League AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals) CEO and COO of the Kansas City AA franchise in the Southern League • Jacksonville City Council, Jacksonville, Florida, May, 1987 to May 1999 • City Council President, 1999 • Chairman of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City money for Friends of Hemming Park clears another hurdle, set for final votenonprofit that manages downtown’s Hemming Park gained a crucial vote on Wednesd
City money for Friends of Hemming Park clears another hurdle, set for final vote
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
nonprofit that manages downtown’s Hemming Park gained a crucial vote on Wednesday and is now set for final approval by the Jacksonville City Council. The council Finance committee voted 4-1 to pay Friends of Hemming Park $58,000 over the next two... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Yarborough, Jordan, Redman, MacLean and Freeman bios and questionnairesin order to facilitate access for Florida citizens. 4. Please list your endors
Yarborough, Jordan, Redman, MacLean and Freeman bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
in order to facilitate access for Florida citizens. 4. Please list your endorsements. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams Jacksonville City Councilman Sam Newby Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Fraternal Order of Police Jacksonville... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnairesowned and operated private engineering companies for thirty years as a professi
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
owned and operated private engineering companies for thirty years as a professional engineer in the State. As member of Jacksonville City Council (1999-2007): Chairman, Transportation, Environment and Energy Committee Chairman, Jacksonville... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Griffin, Walters bios and questionnaires for Florida House, Distrct 13, GOP primaryHis awards and recognition are numerous, including awards from Kappa Alpha Psi,
Griffin, Walters bios and questionnaires for Florida House, Distrct 13, GOP primary
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
His awards and recognition are numerous, including awards from Kappa Alpha Psi, the NAACP, the AME Church and the Jacksonville City Council over the past 6 months. Having the rare combination of pastor and accountant, he travels... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fullwood, Davis, Brown and Gaillot compete for Democratic primary for Florida House, District 13to create a better quality of life for all residents – especially those he repr
Fullwood, Davis, Brown and Gaillot compete for Democratic primary for Florida House, District 13
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
to create a better quality of life for all residents – especially those he represents. In 1999, Reggie was elected to the Jacksonville City Council, becoming the youngest member in the history of the city. He was re-­elected for a second term in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Shirk, Cofer bios and questionnaires for public defenderLaws. 4. Please list your endorsements: Formal Endorsements (others pending)
Shirk, Cofer bios and questionnaires for public defender
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
Laws. 4. Please list your endorsements: Formal Endorsements (others pending) Sheriff Mike Williams Matt Schellenberg, Jacksonville City Council John Rutherford, Retired Duval County Sheriff Jacksonville Association of Firefighters North... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Duval Democratic leaders urge no vote 'on' pension taxwhich he shepherded through the Florida Legislature, was added to the Aug. 30 p
Duval Democratic leaders urge no vote 'on' pension tax
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 13 days ago
which he shepherded through the Florida Legislature, was added to the Aug. 30 primary ballot with the unanimous support of Jacksonville City Council. Curry and other leaders have campaigned hard for its passage, saying that to do nothing would... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Onslow County working to end veteran homelessnessis currently working on the second 100 days and are scheduled to present the go
Onslow County working to end veteran homelessness
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
is currently working on the second 100 days and are scheduled to present the goals and progress at tonight’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. Organizations like OHVets are what the Obama administration cited when it announced Aug.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Candidates for Circuit Judge, Group 9State Attorney Harry Shorstein Charles E. Van Zant, Sr., State Representative
Candidates for Circuit Judge, Group 9
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
State Attorney Harry Shorstein Charles E. Van Zant, Sr., State Representative District 19 John R. Crescimbeni, Jacksonville City Council Member Tommy Hazouri, Former Jacksonville Mayor and Current Jacksonville City Council... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Daniels, Jean-Bart rivalry drives House District 14 raceNot too long after Kimberly Daniels lost her re-election bid for the Jacksonvil
Daniels, Jean-Bart rivalry drives House District 14 race
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Not too long after Kimberly Daniels lost her re-election bid for the Jacksonville City Council last year, she decided to run for the Florida House. She appeared in public with U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, becoming part of the posse that protected and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Budget review calls attention to $4.6 million that would be lost in downtown redevelopmentJacksonville City Council members learned Thursday that Mayor Lenny Curry’s pro
Budget review calls attention to $4.6 million that would be lost in downtown redevelopment
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
Jacksonville City Council members learned Thursday that Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed budget will take $4.6 million from a pool of money that’s required to be spent on downtown redevelopment, an initiative that’s seen intermittent progress in recent... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Elaine Brown says it's time for Neptune Beach to march togetherBeach’s upcoming general election on Aug. 30. Instead, three contenders face of
Elaine Brown says it's time for Neptune Beach to march together
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
Beach’s upcoming general election on Aug. 30. Instead, three contenders face off for the position: Elaine Brown, the former Jacksonville City Council representative and small business owner; Kara Tucker, admissions coordinator for the University of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Don't force our children to pay for our pension debtnext election. It’s about the next generation.” Voters should reject the pensi
Don't force our children to pay for our pension debt
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
next election. It’s about the next generation.” Voters should reject the pension sales tax because it imposes too high a price on Jacksonville’s next generation. Bill Bishop and Stephen Joost served on Jacksonville City Council from 2007 to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Two former City Council presidents call Mayor Curry's pension plan 'taxation without representation'Two former Jacksonville City Council presidents say Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan to
Two former City Council presidents call Mayor Curry's pension plan 'taxation without representation'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
Two former Jacksonville City Council presidents say Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan to use a sales tax to pay down the city’s $2.85 billion pension debt amounts to “taxation without representation” for future generations and is a mistaken way to resolve the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Two former City Council presidents call Mayor Curry's pension plan "taxation without representation"Two former Jacksonville City Council presidents say Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan to
Two former City Council presidents call Mayor Curry's pension plan "taxation without representation"
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
Two former Jacksonville City Council presidents say Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan to use a sales tax to pay down the city’s $2.85 billion pension debt amounts to “taxation without representation” for future generations and a mistaken way to resolve the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council holds off on approving $150,000 for Friends of Hemming Parktwo more weeks before receiving more city funding that its leaders say it badly
City Council holds off on approving $150,000 for Friends of Hemming Park
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
two more weeks before receiving more city funding that its leaders say it badly needs. During its meeting on Tuesday, the Jacksonville City Council held off on approving $150,000 for Friends of Hemming Park, which has received $1.1 million in... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council approves $840K for HabiJax despite objectionsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council voted 16-3 in favor of grant
City Council approves $840K for HabiJax despite objections
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council voted 16-3 in favor of granting more than $840,000 to HabiJax for new construction, despite objections from Fairway Oaks residents who blame the nonprofit for poor construction that left their homes... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tucker offers her youthful energy to hometownoff for the position: Kara Tucker, admissions coordinator for the University of
Tucker offers her youthful energy to hometown
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
off for the position: Kara Tucker, admissions coordinator for the University of North Florida; Elaine Brown, the former Jacksonville City Council representative; and Bob Shimp, a retired Duval county public school teacher. Tucker, however,... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Long pursuit of Amazon.com: Deal�s certainty came only after company delivered newsthe company wants its center ready by October 2017 for the holiday shopping and
Long pursuit of Amazon.com: Deal�s certainty came only after company delivered news
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
the company wants its center ready by October 2017 for the holiday shopping and shipping season. Enterprise Florida knew Jacksonville City Council could approve incentives quickly and Vanderhoof was confident the state�s assistance also could go... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayor Lenny Curry, other area politicos rally support for Donald Trump in Jacksonvilleincluded businessmen Ed Burr and John Falconetti. Other elected officials at t
Mayor Lenny Curry, other area politicos rally support for Donald Trump in Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
included businessmen Ed Burr and John Falconetti. Other elected officials at the rally included state Sen. Aaron Bean and Jacksonville City Council members Doyle Carter, Al Ferraro and Danny Becton. Curry, who just started his second year as... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Committee approves $840K for HabiJax despite objectionsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee has approv
Committee approves $840K for HabiJax despite objections
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee has approved granting more than $840,000 to HabiJax for new construction, despite objections from Northside residents who blame HabiJax for poor construction that left their homes... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Charter school leaders deny ties to wanted Turkish rebelthe I-TEAM after seeing our story Friday that highlighted the letter from the T
Charter school leaders deny ties to wanted Turkish rebel
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
the I-TEAM after seeing our story Friday that highlighted the letter from the Turkish Consulate in Miami that was sent to Jacksonville City Council President Lori Boyer and Mayor Lenny Curry, warning them about Imam Fetullah Gulen and his possible... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Amid investigation, some of Judge Hulsey's backers back awaythe meantime, re-election campaign literature claims Judge Mark Hulsey has the
Amid investigation, some of Judge Hulsey's backers back away
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
the meantime, re-election campaign literature claims Judge Mark Hulsey has the support of three local sheriffs, several Jacksonville City Council members and former Mayor John Delaney. Delaney told News4Jax Tuesday he had pulled his support of... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
E. Denise Lee resigns from city to work on sales-tax campaignadding in a statement that he appreciated the service and leadership she has pr
E. Denise Lee resigns from city to work on sales-tax campaign
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 27 days ago
adding in a statement that he appreciated the service and leadership she has provided the city. Lee served seven terms on Jacksonville City Council and one term in the Florida House of Representatives. The mayor's office said her duties fighting... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Body cameras could come to Jacksonville early next yearJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sheriff Mike Williams told a Jacksonville City Council com
Body cameras could come to Jacksonville early next year
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 27 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sheriff Mike Williams told a Jacksonville City Council committee Tuesday that there could be body cameras on police officers by early next year. Earlier this summer, Williams said he was looking at a pilot program that could... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Candidates agree Fairway Oaks residents deserve resolutionJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Within the last two weeks, four more Jacksonville City Cou
Candidates agree Fairway Oaks residents deserve resolution
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 27 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Within the last two weeks, four more Jacksonville City Council members have toured homes in the Fairway Oaks neighborhood after seeing their fellow councilmen and women, the mayor, and a state senator tour the property. Monday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jaguars unveil re-imagined EverBank Field with $26.6 million US Assure Club renovationvery efficiently get fans on and off the field. It makes it a better site for o
Jaguars unveil re-imagined EverBank Field with $26.6 million US Assure Club renovation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
very efficiently get fans on and off the field. It makes it a better site for other events, especially music festivals.” Jacksonville City Council president Lori Boyer attended the opening and said the renovation keeps EverBank Field “fresh and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jaguars unveil US Assure Club renovation at EverBank Fieldvery efficiently get fans on and off the field. It makes it a better site for o
Jaguars unveil US Assure Club renovation at EverBank Field
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
very efficiently get fans on and off the field. It makes it a better site for other events, especially music festivals.” Jacksonville City Council president Lori Boyer attended the opening and said the renovation keeps EverBank Field “fresh and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Corey Grant eager to kick in 'rare sped'Monday morning for the renovated US Assure Clubs on the east and west sides of
Corey Grant eager to kick in 'rare sped'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
Monday morning for the renovated US Assure Clubs on the east and west sides of the stadium. Team president Mark Lamping and Jacksonville City Council President Lori Boyer will be attending. Interestingly, Jaguars owner Shad Khan and Jacksonville... Read more

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