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The Florida Times-Union
Arts Notes: Printmaking now the focus at MOCA JacksonvilleWith the opening Saturday of the exhibits “In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Con
Arts Notes: Printmaking now the focus at MOCA Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 hours ago
With the opening Saturday of the exhibits “In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” and “Time Zones: James Rosenquist and Printmaking at the Millennium,” both the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Good News: Tailgate party provides cookies for officers, canned fruit for Catholic CharitiesIt was a tailgate party in a parish center. But it could stack up against any p
Good News: Tailgate party provides cookies for officers, canned fruit for Catholic Charities
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 hours ago
It was a tailgate party in a parish center. But it could stack up against any pre-football game blast. As part of Catholic Schools Week, Resurrection Catholic School had a surprise Souper Bowl of Caring gridiron event Thursday for its 203... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
United Way, UNF pair students and mentors to solve social problems 'Upstream'Embedded Within, a proposed mentoring project to help at-risk high school stude
United Way, UNF pair students and mentors to solve social problems 'Upstream'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Embedded Within, a proposed mentoring project to help at-risk high school students transition to college, was the brainchild of University of North Florida junior Courtney Lynch. Two UNF seniors, Dayna Cohen and Jessica Stephens, came up with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Giving Back: Student Lindsey Simpson uses her free time to make others' lives betterWhen people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week i
Giving Back: Student Lindsey Simpson uses her free time to make others' lives better
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
When people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteer’s story of giving back and how that selfless act was a true revelation. The volunteer project is a collaboration among the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Business HappeningsBeaches Business Association, noon, Jacksonville Beach Public Golf Course clubh
Business Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Beaches Business Association, noon, Jacksonville Beach Public Golf Course clubhouse, Penman Road. Speaker: Representatives from Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM). $8, lunch. (904) 834-1268 or bbajax.org. Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville,... Read more
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Fernandina Beach News-Leader
No cost program for veterans interested in starting their own business | Fernandina Beach News-LeaderThe Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that
No cost program for veterans interested in starting their own business | Fernandina Beach News-Leader
Fernandina Beach News-Leader / Posted yesterday
The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an accelerated entrepreneurship education at no cost, is now accepting applications. The pilot program will begin its... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsUsed Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Hilliard branch libr
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Hilliard branch library, 15821 County Road 108, in the conference room. (904) 845-2495. Heart in the Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hemming Park, North Laura Street. Includes free screenings, CPR... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Florida State College at Jacksonville forensics team takes first at state competitionWednesday, February 3, 11:19 AM EST The school finished in first place ahead o
City notes: Florida State College at Jacksonville forensics team takes first at state competition
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday, February 3, 11:19 AM EST The school finished in first place ahead of 13 other teams from nine states, including the University of Alabama, University of Florida and Florida State University. Ten individual members advanced to the final... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Janis Joplin�s Porsche scheduled for stop at Amelia Island car showNonprofit news: Wednesday, February 3, 11:18 AM EST Joplin bought the car, p
Janis Joplin�s Porsche scheduled for stop at Amelia Island car show
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Nonprofit news: Wednesday, February 3, 11:18 AM EST Joplin bought the car, pictured above, used in 1968 for $3,500. It�s the final version of the �C� model, sold from 1964-65, the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Florida veterans can apply for free entrepreneurship training Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 9:18 AM PENSACOLA — The Veterans Florida Entrepreneur
Florida veterans can apply for free entrepreneurship training
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 9:18 AM PENSACOLA — The Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, a new statewide initiative that offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an... Read more
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First Coast News
Boundary changes approved for five Duval County schoolsThe Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and
Boundary changes approved for five Duval County schools
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
The Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and program changes affecting six schools and hundreds of students this year and next. ■ Unanimously approved converting Wolfson High to an international baccalaureate... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval School Board approves Vitti's change plansThe Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and
Duval School Board approves Vitti's change plans
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
The Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and program changes affecting six schools and hundreds of students this year and next. The board: ■ Unanimously approved converting Wolfson High to an international... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Apple co-founder inspires UNF studentsJACKSONVIILE, Fla. - A Silicon Valley icon was in Jacksonville to help inspire
Apple co-founder inspires UNF students
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSONVIILE, Fla. - A Silicon Valley icon was in Jacksonville to help inspire University of North Florida students Tuesday night. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has really shaped the computing industry since he and Steve Jobs founded Apple in the... Read more
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First Coast News
Father and daughter fighting school uniform proposalJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A father and daughter are fighting a proposed school unif
Father and daughter fighting school uniform proposal
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A father and daughter are fighting a proposed school uniform policy for elementary and middle school students in Duval County. They addressed the school board Tuesday night with their concerns. "I think this is analogous to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gator freshman Sam Horsfield completes sweep of TPC Sawgrass coursesSam Horsfield has now tamed both courses at the TPC Sawgrass. The University o
Gator freshman Sam Horsfield completes sweep of TPC Sawgrass courses
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
Sam Horsfield has now tamed both courses at the TPC Sawgrass. The University of Florida freshman shot even-par 70 on Tuesday at Dye’s Valley to win the individual title of the SeaBest Invitational, the opening college golf tournament of the season... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UF golfers lead by 19 strokes at SeaBest InvitationalThe University of Florida golf team picked up right where it left off in the fa
UF golfers lead by 19 strokes at SeaBest Invitational
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
The University of Florida golf team picked up right where it left off in the fall season. Three players shot in the 60s in each of the first two rounds on Monday at the TPC Sawgrass Dye’s Valley, leading the Gators to a 19-shot lead over defending... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Consolidation has been a failure for the citizensIn regards to public safety, I have long been and remain a skeptic about Jackso
Consolidation has been a failure for the citizens
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
In regards to public safety, I have long been and remain a skeptic about Jacksonville consolidated government’s ability to meet the needs of its local citizens. Over the years I have heard many homily-like testimonies extolling the virtues of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida takes commanding lead in SeaBest InvitationalThe University of Florida got three rounds in the 60s from its three internatio
Florida takes commanding lead in SeaBest Invitational
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
The University of Florida got three rounds in the 60s from its three international players on Monday at the TPC Sawgrass Dye's Valley and took a 16-shot lead after the first round of the SeaBest Invitational. The Gators fired a 5-under-par 265 as a... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Gabriel went from �mortified� to natural fit as general counsel Monday, February 1, 12:01 PM EST It was a time the city was in search of its
Gabriel went from �mortified� to natural fit as general counsel
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Monday, February 1, 12:01 PM EST It was a time the city was in search of its next head attorney to lead the team of more than 30 lawyers. He was being considered for the job. �I was... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Arboretum is a hidden gem in the cityWhat was once a waste-management and water-treatment facility now houses a lush
Jacksonville Arboretum is a hidden gem in the city
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
What was once a waste-management and water-treatment facility now houses a lush, forested retreat with 3 miles of trails and 13 unique ecosystems — the 120-acre urban woodland located in the middle of Arlington is now the Jacksonville Arboretum. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sorority members mentor, bond with youth at Brentwood Boys & Girls ClubTwice a month, members of the Jacksonville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sororit
Sorority members mentor, bond with youth at Brentwood Boys & Girls Club
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Twice a month, members of the Jacksonville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority descend on the Boys & Girls Club in Brentwood to help high school students prepare for life after graduation. The women tutor and mentor the youth, teach them... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Area Golf Notebook: College golf season ramps up at Dye's ValleyColleges tee it up at Valley The spring college golf season on the First Coast
Area Golf Notebook: College golf season ramps up at Dye's Valley
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
Colleges tee it up at Valley The spring college golf season on the First Coast begins Monday and Tuesday as a field top-heavy with SEC teams is hosted by the Jacksonville University men’s team in the SeaBest Invitational at the TPC Sawgrass Dye’s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
4 Jacksonville art students win American Vision awardsNicolas Mote hopes to someday become a computer graphic artist, turning the ima
4 Jacksonville art students win American Vision awards
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Nicolas Mote hopes to someday become a computer graphic artist, turning the images in his head into animated films. The Douglas Anderson School of the Arts senior has taken another step in that direction by winning two American Vision awards, the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Grants will help boost UNF's homebuilding program Friday, January 29, 10:40 AM EST Not one that will be built. He was part of
Grants will help boost UNF's homebuilding program
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, January 29, 10:40 AM EST Not one that will be built. He was part of a University of North Florida student team that competed in a national construction management competition. Godoy wants... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Overlooked Dallas Moore a critical piece for UNFWhen coach Matthew Driscoll was on the verge of getting a verbal commitment in
Overlooked Dallas Moore a critical piece for UNF
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
When coach Matthew Driscoll was on the verge of getting a verbal commitment in 2012 from a point guard who is turning out to be the best basketball player in University of North Florida history, former Florida coach Billy Donovan couldn’t resist... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsAuxiliary Jewelry Sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Baptist Medical Center Nassau, 1250 S. 1
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Auxiliary Jewelry Sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Baptist Medical Center Nassau, 1250 S. 18th St., Fernandina Beach, in the hospital Board Room, off the Main Lobby. Features sterling silver and fashion jewelry at a 20 percent discount. (904)... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
'There�s no chance it will be One Spark as we know it,' DVI chief says about one-day festivalWednesday, January 27, 11:39 AM EST Following the free public festival on Wedn
'There�s no chance it will be One Spark as we know it,' DVI chief says about one-day festival
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
Wednesday, January 27, 11:39 AM EST Following the free public festival on Wednesday � in conjunction with the April Art Walk � a private �Shark Tank-type event� intended to connect some of the projects showcased at the festival with venture... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Trio of Colonials make College Sports Madness baseball all-conference listsThe Colonials celebrate a win last season. A fresh start is less than a month a
Trio of Colonials make College Sports Madness baseball all-conference lists
The GW Hatchet / Posted 10 days ago
The Colonials celebrate a win last season. A fresh start is less than a month away for GW baseball. Hatchet File Photo. This post was written by Hatchet senior staff writer Josh Solomon. Despite what the snow (and ice) on the ground would seem to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
We can't break our promises to Syrian refugeesAt the end of last year, French President François Hollande announced that his
We can't break our promises to Syrian refugees
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
At the end of last year, French President François Hollande announced that his country remained committed to taking in some 30,000 of the refugees fleeing the ongoing Syrian civil war. Hollande’s courage and compassion in remaining steadfast to help... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTUESDAY “I Am” Workshop Series, presented by the Amrit Yoga Institute, 6:30 p.
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
TUESDAY “I Am” Workshop Series, presented by the Amrit Yoga Institute, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 5, Unity Plaza, 220 Riverside Ave. Features a self-mastery course designed to teach practical life skills for reducing stress. Enroll in full... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville Journal: Clay school rezoning meeting Tuesday nightClay school rezoning meeting Tuesday night Clay County school district leaders
Jacksonville Journal: Clay school rezoning meeting Tuesday night
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
Clay school rezoning meeting Tuesday night Clay County school district leaders will have a meeting for parents about proposed student attendance zone changes affecting Oakleaf area schools at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Argyle Elementary School, 2625... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Career Track: Jacksonville business professionals making newsCompiled by Julie Kanner. Holland & Knight elected Robert Riva, Joshua Roberts
Career Track: Jacksonville business professionals making news
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Compiled by Julie Kanner. Holland & Knight elected Robert Riva, Joshua Roberts and Andrew Steif to partnership. Riva is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Section. Roberts and Steif are members of the Litigation Section. Berkshire Hathaway... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Number of first-time unemployed increases on First Coast for DecemberMore people filed for first-time unemployment claims on the First Coast in Dece
Number of first-time unemployed increases on First Coast for December
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
More people filed for first-time unemployment claims on the First Coast in December compared to November while the unemployment rate dropped. Paul Mason, economist at the University of North Florida, said Monday that the number of people who claimed... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
More people back in job market is good signMonday, January 25, 11:15 AM EST The jobless rate for the Jacksonville metropo
More people back in job market is good sign
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Monday, January 25, 11:15 AM EST The jobless rate for the Jacksonville metropolitan area � consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties � fell from 4.7 percent in November to 4.5 percent in December, The Florida Department of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsOpen House, as part of National School Choice Week, 9 a.m., Oakleaf Classical C
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Open House, as part of National School Choice Week, 9 a.m., Oakleaf Classical Conversations, Oakleaf Baptist Church, 800 Oakleaf Plantation Parkway, Orange Park. Features a Classical Conversations Foundations/Essentials program in action. (904)... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tracy Dot Com: Tracy highlights some top entertainment options for the weekTracy Collins, or Tracy Dot Com to her many fans, spotlights her entertainment
Tracy Dot Com: Tracy highlights some top entertainment options for the week
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Tracy Collins, or Tracy Dot Com to her many fans, spotlights her entertainment picks for the upcoming week and weekend. UniverSoul Circus, Tuesday-Sunday, Forsyth & Lee streets (next to the Prime Osborn Convention Center). Tickets start at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
New tax prep service based in St. Johns County seeks to disrupt industry with low feesTax season is upon us and tax preparation companies are charging more and more
New tax prep service based in St. Johns County seeks to disrupt industry with low fees
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
Tax season is upon us and tax preparation companies are charging more and more to their customers for filing with the IRS. But a First Coast entrepreneur says he has the answer to those increasing tax preparation fees. Rob Kluba, owner of Community... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Filmmaker Jacqueline Journey named joins Carolco Pictures COOResident Jacqueline Journey, an award-winning filmmaker and television producer
Filmmaker Jacqueline Journey named joins Carolco Pictures COO
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Resident Jacqueline Journey, an award-winning filmmaker and television producer, joins Carolco Pictures as chief operating officer. She is a member of the Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission board of directors. In 2015, she unveiled... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Support for nurses in schoolsI was recruited to come to Jacksonville in 2003 to start school-based health se
Support for nurses in schools
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
I was recruited to come to Jacksonville in 2003 to start school-based health services in Jacksonville. The opposition by members of the Duval school staff was strong. Despite the fact that I opened 10 clinics in Orlando — and they are still... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Apple Computer co-founder speaks on Feb. 7 at World Affairs Council event at UNFApple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak is the guest speaker at 7 p.m. on Tuesd
Apple Computer co-founder speaks on Feb. 7 at World Affairs Council event at UNF
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak is the guest speaker at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville’s next Presidential Lecture Series at University of North Florida arena at 11852 University of North Florida... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Business HappeningsBeaches Business Association, noon, Jacksonville Beach Public Golf Course clubh
Business Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
Beaches Business Association, noon, Jacksonville Beach Public Golf Course clubhouse, Penman Road. Speaker: Representative from Native Sun. $8, lunch. (904) 834-1268 or bbajax.org. Wholesaling Networking Group, 6-8 p.m., Sonny’s BBQ Restaurant, 5097... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Oil, housing lead to inflation rate increase around North Florida in 2015The First Coast inflation rate went up for 2015. But that’s a good thing for th
Oil, housing lead to inflation rate increase around North Florida in 2015
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
The First Coast inflation rate went up for 2015. But that’s a good thing for the area’s economy, according to a leading economist who painted a complex picture of the impact of the housing market and the price of oil on the area’s economy over the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happenings“Teaching Respect for All” Conference, registration 7:30 a.m., conference 8 a.m
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
“Teaching Respect for All” Conference, registration 7:30 a.m., conference 8 a.m.-3 p.m., University of North Florida’s University Center. Features educational sessions and workshops to provide educators with the knowledge and tools to create safe... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The Goods: Myths and facts on radishesAdd some color and kick to any salad by adding sliced radishes. Corinne Labyak,
The Goods: Myths and facts on radishes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Add some color and kick to any salad by adding sliced radishes. Corinne Labyak, a registered dietitian nutritionist and assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program at the University of North Florida, discusses... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTHURSDAY Panel Discussion on Stalking Awareness, as part of National Stalking
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
THURSDAY Panel Discussion on Stalking Awareness, as part of National Stalking Awareness Month, 9:30-11 a.m.., Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Kent Campus, Building E, Room 104, 3939 Roosevelt Blvd. Speakers will discuss the court system, how... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Vestcor completes affordable senior housing project in North JacksonvilleWednesday, January 20, 10:44 AM EST The 82-unit affordable senior housing comm
City notes: Vestcor completes affordable senior housing project in North Jacksonville
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
Wednesday, January 20, 10:44 AM EST The 82-unit affordable senior housing community is at 5175 N. Main St. It provides homes for people 55 and older who make less than $30,000 a year. The $11 million community was financed through tax-exempt bonds... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Health Notes: Deepak Chopra to speak at UNF in MarchAlternative medicine ‘prophet’ to visit UNF The I Am Genie Foundation will pre
Health Notes: Deepak Chopra to speak at UNF in March
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
Alternative medicine ‘prophet’ to visit UNF The I Am Genie Foundation will present Deepak Chopra at the University of North Florida at 7:30 p.m. March 17. Chopra. who is the founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder and chairman of the board... Read more
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PR.com
Sheena Gardner New Director of Corporate Administration at Grimes Logistics in Jacksonville, FL The Grimes Companies, a 3PL logistics provider in Jacksonville, FL, are pleas
Sheena Gardner New Director of Corporate Administration at Grimes Logistics in Jacksonville, FL
PR.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Grimes Companies, a 3PL logistics provider in Jacksonville, FL, are pleased to announce the promotion of Sheena Gardner to Director of Corporate... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Army vet enters 20-year career into history booksINDIANAPOLIS -- Our nation's veterans have witnessed and help shape history, an
Army vet enters 20-year career into history books
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Our nation's veterans have witnessed and help shape history, and now they're sharing their firsthand accounts of serving the U.S. in a way that can educate and inspire people for generations to come. The project is an ongoing effort... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Preserving stories thru Veterans History ProjectINDIANAPOLIS -- The mission of the Veterans History Project at the Library of C
Preserving stories thru Veterans History Project
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- The mission of the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress is to preserve first-hand accounts of members of the U.S. military. Colonel James Leonard's story is the next to be included. The Indianapolis man spent 20 years... Read more
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