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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 5 hours 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 6 hours 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 9 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 days 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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First Coast News
City has 'nothing' to show for dubious million-dollar dealfiscal responsibility and proper stewardship of taxpayers’ dollars. He is as eq
City has 'nothing' to show for dubious million-dollar deal
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
fiscal responsibility and proper stewardship of taxpayers’ dollars. He is as equally committed to working closely with the Jacksonville City Council on addressing the needs of citizens and the communities they serve. Within his first 90 days,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Former Jacksonville City Council member Eric Smith withdraws from race for CongressFormer Jacksonville City Council member Eric Smith is withdrawing from the race
Former Jacksonville City Council member Eric Smith withdraws from race for Congress
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
Former Jacksonville City Council member Eric Smith is withdrawing from the race for the Congressional seat that will be open when U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw retires. Smith previously said he would run as a Democrat for the seat that has attracted a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
With collaboration from city on outs, Jacksonville Landing seeks to revitalize businesswho looked down a hall where multiple store fronts remain intermittently empty
With collaboration from city on outs, Jacksonville Landing seeks to revitalize business
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
who looked down a hall where multiple store fronts remain intermittently empty between active shops. FAR FROM GLORY DAYS Jacksonville City Council President Greg Anderson said the Landing’s current state is indeed a far cry from its glory days of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Audit finds city improperly paid lobbying firm more than $317,000to be spent on community projects in the Northside that were never completed, a
Audit finds city improperly paid lobbying firm more than $317,000
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
to be spent on community projects in the Northside that were never completed, according to a report released Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council Auditor’s office. The report focused on $400,000 that Mayor John Peyton’s administration approved... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Fundraiser for Mayor Curry's Pension Reformsays if passed, a half cent tax would save the city $40 million, being spent on
Fundraiser for Mayor Curry's Pension Reform
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 7 days ago
says if passed, a half cent tax would save the city $40 million, being spent on the pension deficit. All 19 members of the Jacksonville City Council voted last month to put a referendum on the August ballot. They asked voters to approve a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mayor continues push for pension taxcity of Jacksonville $40 million being spent on the pension deficit, Mayor Lenn
Mayor continues push for pension tax
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
city of Jacksonville $40 million being spent on the pension deficit, Mayor Lenny Curry said Monday. All 19 members of the Jacksonville City Council voted last month to put a referendum on the August ballot, asking voters to approve a half-cent... Read more
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First Coast News
JSO, JFRD and other law enforcement honored for work during Lonzie Barton investigation by cityof the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department and t
JSO, JFRD and other law enforcement honored for work during Lonzie Barton investigation by city
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department and the State Attorney were recognized by Jacksonville City Council resolution for everything that they did during the disappearance of Lonzie Barton. The toddler... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
HabiJax homeowner says ‘help is on the way' after City Council meetingJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Fairway Oaks residents said they got some of the answers a
HabiJax homeowner says ‘help is on the way' after City Council meeting
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Fairway Oaks residents said they got some of the answers and help they were looking for from the Jacksonville City Council Tuesday night. For over a month, the News4Jax I-TEAM has been digging into reports that show the area on... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Varied reaction to Orlando tragedyand treatment. Diane Tabbott, Jacksonville ORLANDO TRAGEDY Will it affect HR
Varied reaction to Orlando tragedy
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
and treatment. Diane Tabbott, Jacksonville ORLANDO TRAGEDY Will it affect HRO? I am reminded that on Feb. 18 the Jacksonville City Council voted to withdraw a bill that would have updated the existing Human Rights Ordinance to include... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Lonzie Barton searchers to be recognizedof law enforcement officers and volunteers who assisted in the search for toddl
Lonzie Barton searchers to be recognized
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
of law enforcement officers and volunteers who assisted in the search for toddler Lonzie Barton will be recognized by the Jacksonville City Council Tuesday night. Councilman Scott Wilson and the other council members will present a framed... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
BestBet pushes to make slot machines legal in St. Johns CountyST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - As the Jacksonville City Council debates whether slot
BestBet pushes to make slot machines legal in St. Johns County
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 18 days ago
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - As the Jacksonville City Council debates whether slot machines should be legalized, a group is pushing to legalize gambling in St. Johns County. RELATED: Should slot machines be legalized in Jacksonville? JAX Greyhound... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Randrr tech firm to expand to 200 employees in Jacksonville, spend $9 million for additionsin Jacksonville, we’ve got about 6,000 STEM job openings right now,” Scott said
Randrr tech firm to expand to 200 employees in Jacksonville, spend $9 million for additions
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
in Jacksonville, we’ve got about 6,000 STEM job openings right now,” Scott said. Lori Boyer, vice president of the Jacksonville City Council, said the Randrr expansion and Terhark’s decision to grow here solidifies Jacksonville’s reputation... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Community members meet to brainstorm solutions to officer-involved incidentsno on the referendum that the mayor is asking for,” said Diallo Sekou, chairman
Community members meet to brainstorm solutions to officer-involved incidents
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 21 days ago
no on the referendum that the mayor is asking for,” said Diallo Sekou, chairman of Kemetic Empire. All 19 members of the Jacksonville City Council voted last month to put the referendum on the August ballot, asking voters to approve a half-cent... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Supreme Court slot machine arguments could determine fate of Jacksonville referendumfacility. Five other counties have approved similar initiatives and are waiting
Supreme Court slot machine arguments could determine fate of Jacksonville referendum
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
facility. Five other counties have approved similar initiatives and are waiting for the outcome of the Gretna case. The Jacksonville City Council has been asked to put the same question to Duval County voters on the November ballot. The state... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Onslow County named Work Ready CommunityChamber Foundation as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community and will recei
Onslow County named Work Ready Community
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Chamber Foundation as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community and will receive the national recognition Monday at Jacksonville City Council-Chambers.This certification is part of an integrated framework of communities created by workforce... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in Jacksonvilleof Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. But only
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted a month ago
of Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. But only four women hold seats on the 19-person Jacksonville City Council. Many boards of directors of Jacksonville-based companies don’t have a single seat occupied by a... Read more

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