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The Florida Times-Union
Former ambassador Nancy Soderberg resigns from JaxPort board at mayor's requestAt Mayor Lenny Curry’s request, Nancy Soderberg resigned “with deep regret” thi
Former ambassador Nancy Soderberg resigns from JaxPort board at mayor's request
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
At Mayor Lenny Curry’s request, Nancy Soderberg resigned “with deep regret” this week from the JaxPort board with two years remaining on her four-year term. Soderberg, who served as an ambassador in President Bill Clinton’s administration and ran as... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency as Erika approaches; storm forecast to weaken to depressionGov. Rick Scott told Florida residents to be prepared for the worst but not pan
Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency as Erika approaches; storm forecast to weaken to depression
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Gov. Rick Scott told Florida residents to be prepared for the worst but not panic about predictions that Tropical Storm Erika could dump rain across the state over the next few days. Forecasts show the storm traveling up the west side of the state’s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Giving Back: At a young age, Doris Banks began trusting her inclination to reach outWhen people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week i
Giving Back: At a young age, Doris Banks began trusting her inclination to reach out
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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Jacksonville Daily Record
University of North Florida art student focusing on photography at MOCA through residency programFriday, August 28, 11:42 AM EDT �I have always been into art, but I can�t draw
University of North Florida art student focusing on photography at MOCA through residency program
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Friday, August 28, 11:42 AM EDT �I have always been into art, but I can�t draw,� she said. �Photography was artistic and I understood it.� Thousands of shutter clicks later, Rosenblatt has a studio and a deadline for an exhibition of her work. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Ambassador to U.S., Adefuye Is DeadWashington D.C. — Foremost diplomat and Nigerian Ambassador to the United State
Nigerian Ambassador to U.S., Adefuye Is Dead
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Washington D.C. — Foremost diplomat and Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America, Prof. Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye is dead. He died on Thursday after suffering a seizure while being driven by his chauffeur in Washington D.C., the U.S.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Ambassador to U.S., Adebowale Adefuye, DeadThe Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, is dead. Accor
Nigerian Ambassador to U.S., Adebowale Adefuye, Dead
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, is dead. According to Sahara Reporters, Mr. Adefuye, a former History professor died on Thursday at an undisclosed hospital in Washington DC. Mr. Adefuye was appointed the head of the... Read more
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FOX News
Guitar hero: Charges dropped against man who blasted 'Star Spangled Banner' on July 4The Florida college student who was cited and nearly arrested for celebrating J
Guitar hero: Charges dropped against man who blasted 'Star Spangled Banner' on July 4
FOX News / Posted yesterday
The Florida college student who was cited and nearly arrested for celebrating July 4 with a searing guitar rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" at a block party is getting the last laugh. Charges against Lane Pittman of breaching the peace and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Ambassador to the United States DiesNigerian Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, is dead. Ambassad
Nigerian Ambassador to the United States Dies
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, is dead. Ambassador Ade Adefuye Mr. Adefuye, a former History professor died on Thursday at an undisclosed hospital in Washington DC. Mr. Adefuye was appointed the head of the Nigerian... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Local guitarist arrested in Neptune Beach over July 4 incident will not face chargesA 23-year-old guitar player and University of North Florida student arrested Ju
Local guitarist arrested in Neptune Beach over July 4 incident will not face charges
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
A 23-year-old guitar player and University of North Florida student arrested July 4 will not face charges for attracting a crowd in Neptune Beach as he played the Star Spangled Banner, prosecutors announced Thursday. The arrest occurred when Neptune... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Honk, honk: Canada geese becoming more prevalent in regionThey can been seen waddling in backyards along the St. Johns River, sitting in
Honk, honk: Canada geese becoming more prevalent in region
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
They can been seen waddling in backyards along the St. Johns River, sitting in the shade of a bush or tree by a subdivision retention pond, or, in places like Confederate Park, completely taking over green spaces along Hogans Creek. What used to be... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's college grads have lower student loansGraduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans
Florida's college grads have lower student loans
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Graduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans when they graduate, a new study shows. Slightly more than half of Florida's students leave school with loans compared with seven of 10 nationally, reported the nonprofit... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Bush touts hurricane record on Katrina anniversaryJeb Bush's campaign might have approached the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Kat
Bush touts hurricane record on Katrina anniversary
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
Jeb Bush's campaign might have approached the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with great trepidation. George W. Bush's handling of that natural disaster was one of the lowest points in his presidency -- and its commemoration yet another... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Bush touts hurricane record on Katrina anniversaryJeb Bush's campaign might have approached the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Kat
Bush touts hurricane record on Katrina anniversary
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
Jeb Bush's campaign might have approached the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with great trepidation. George W. Bush's handling of that natural disaster was one of the lowest points in his presidency -- and its commemoration yet another... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fall chapel concert series announcedAfter a successful first year, the Beaches Museum is pleased to announce the re
Fall chapel concert series announced
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
After a successful first year, the Beaches Museum is pleased to announce the return of its “Chapel Concerts” with a full fall line-up. The concerts, all held at the historic St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Chapel, now known as the Beaches Museum Chapel, bring... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sights & SoundsSYMPHONY OF COLOR AT FIRST STREET GALLERY First Street Gallery in Neptune Beac
Sights & Sounds
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
SYMPHONY OF COLOR AT FIRST STREET GALLERY First Street Gallery in Neptune Beach is hosting an exhibition of paintings by Anthony Whiting. The exhibit runs through Oct. 20. The opening reception will be 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. Anthony... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for th
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
WEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River Community College, 283 College Drive, Orange Park. Includes an entertainment and information stage, music, health screenings and more than 70... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Student housing complex offers faith-based focusThe selling point of a new student housing center on Jacksonville's Southside i
Student housing complex offers faith-based focus
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
The selling point of a new student housing center on Jacksonville's Southside is that it's more than just a place to stay, it's a way of life. Frasatti Newman Hall opened earlier this month, offering college students with a spiritual compass a place... Read more
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Forsyth County News
THE GRIND: West Forsyth's Poteet fits right in with talented cross country teamBy Michael Foster mfoster@forsythnews.com When Reagan Poteet moved into her n
THE GRIND: West Forsyth's Poteet fits right in with talented cross country team
Forsyth County News / Posted 3 days ago
By Michael Foster mfoster@forsythnews.com When Reagan Poteet moved into her new neighborhood in June, her first task was to figure out the terrain in the area. For cross country runners, there are no standardized fields, no yard markers or... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for th
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
WEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River Community College, 283 College Drive, Orange Park. Includes an entertainment and information stage, music, health screenings and more than 70... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Stock market slide causes some on First Coast to brace for impactWith wild fluctuations in the stock market in the past week and several sharp d
Stock market slide causes some on First Coast to brace for impact
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
With wild fluctuations in the stock market in the past week and several sharp drops in the S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average, the implications on the First Coast range from a chance for bargain deals on stocks to the foreshadowing of another... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Baby bull naming contest and moreFIRST COAST“Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” Osher Lifelong
Baby bull naming contest and more
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
FIRST COAST“Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, part of the Division of Continuing Education at the University of North Florida, presents “Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” 9:30-11... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville fundraiser for Jeb Bush is a homecoming of sorts for Jeb Jr.Jeb Bush Jr., the youngest son of the former Florida governor-turned presidenti
Jacksonville fundraiser for Jeb Bush is a homecoming of sorts for Jeb Jr.
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Jeb Bush Jr., the youngest son of the former Florida governor-turned presidential candidate, will return to his old stomping grounds Tuesday for a Jacksonville fundraiser supporting his father’s 2016 presidential bid. Bush, 31, will join dozens of... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTUESDAY JTA Design Charrette, through Friday, Gateway Town Center, 5100-15 Nor
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
TUESDAY JTA Design Charrette, through Friday, Gateway Town Center, 5100-15 Norwood Ave. (904) 630-3153 or jtafla.com. ■ Tuesday-Thursday — Open design session, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ■ Wednesday — Open House, 4-6 p.m. ■ Friday — Work in-progress... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Increase in area unemployment rate labeled �pretty insignificant�Monday, August 24, 11:57 AM EDT The jobless rate in the Jacksonville metropoli
Increase in area unemployment rate labeled �pretty insignificant�
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Monday, August 24, 11:57 AM EDT The jobless rate in the Jacksonville metropolitan area � consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties � rose from 5.5 percent in June to 5.6 percent in July, the Florida Department of Economic... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Mr. Lange got his living funeralWhen students return to Fletcher High School on Monday for the first day of ano
Mark Woods: Mr. Lange got his living funeral
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
When students return to Fletcher High School on Monday for the first day of another school year, there will be a plaque outside Room B-2. “This room is dedicated to Edward Lange, Mock Trial Coach, Teacher and Mentor.” Ed Lange retired in June. He... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF sees huge spike in merchandise sales after moment of March MadnessImani Phillips, a senior University of North Florida history major, browsed thr
UNF sees huge spike in merchandise sales after moment of March Madness
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Imani Phillips, a senior University of North Florida history major, browsed through the campus bookstore last week, checking out sports T-shirts and other sports merchandise she considered buying. That’s exactly what a lot more students have been... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Giving Back: Dan Brown's childhood molded his mentorshipWhen people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week i
Giving Back: Dan Brown's childhood molded his mentorship
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
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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Orlando Sentinel
May 1First Academy's Teahna Daniels, left, wins the 100-meter dash ahead of Westmins
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Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
First Academy's Teahna Daniels, left, wins the 100-meter dash ahead of Westminster Academy's Ebony Brown, right, during the state championship track and field meet held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville on Friday, , 2015.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Good News: Murray Hill Theatre went from the Dungeon to faith-based nightclubAt its gala opening in 1949, Mayor Haydon Burns welcomed moviegoers to the Murr
Good News: Murray Hill Theatre went from the Dungeon to faith-based nightclub
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
At its gala opening in 1949, Mayor Haydon Burns welcomed moviegoers to the Murray Hill Theatre to see John Wayne in the classic Western “Red River.” Fast-forward 45 years, and the Murray Hill had become a heavy metal club called The Dungeon, whose... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
As more First Coast companies announce more hirings, number of employed growsWith Citi’s announcement this week of plans to hire an additional 500 on top of
As more First Coast companies announce more hirings, number of employed grows
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
With Citi’s announcement this week of plans to hire an additional 500 on top of about 3,500 employees already working at its Jacksonville financial operations, it appears the First Coast has been on a hiring spree this year. So far there have been... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Finalists for general counsel could be named todayFriday, August 21, 11:11 AM EDT The five-member group has discussed a number o
Finalists for general counsel could be named today
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, August 21, 11:11 AM EDT The five-member group has discussed a number of names in the past two months, though just two attorneys applied for the job. Jason Gabriel, the city�s acting general counsel since May 2014, and Patrick Krechowski, a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Helping hands needed for Mayport park clean-upScattered trash and unwanted household items litter the beach just outside Hele
Helping hands needed for Mayport park clean-up
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Scattered trash and unwanted household items litter the beach just outside Helen Cooper Floyd Park, a small strip of land along A1A in Mayport where the road bumps against the river. Baby wipes, pillows, Styrofoam food containers — Stephanie Lowery... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsGreat Southern Tailgate Classic, 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Main
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Great Southern Tailgate Classic, 5-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Main Beach, Amelia Island. Theme is the “Art of Tailgating,” and includes food, music, a kid’s zone, food demonstrations, tailgating games, and a watermelon eating contest.... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
The best team that no one knowsHead coach Gerrod Chadwell is heading into his third season at Houston, with a
The best team that no one knows
The Daily Cougar / Posted 9 days ago
Head coach Gerrod Chadwell is heading into his third season at Houston, with a young team looking to build on the successes of last season. The Cougars return all but one player from last season and will be looking for a longer stay in the NCAA... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Big Improvements coming to UNF ArenaTo the victors go the spoils. In the case of the University of North Florida,
Big Improvements coming to UNF Arena
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
To the victors go the spoils. In the case of the University of North Florida, those spoils are coming in the form of a new scoreboard and 44 brand new court side seats. Coming off of their most successful men's basketball season in the school's... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The Goods: Myths and facts about Greek yogurtSince it was first imported in the 1980s on a large scale, Greek yogurt has qui
The Goods: Myths and facts about Greek yogurt
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Since it was first imported in the 1980s on a large scale, Greek yogurt has quickly grown to a popular healthy snack in the United States. Many consumers have wondered what Greek yogurt is all about and if it’s really much healthier than regular... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTHURSDAY Auditions for the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, by appointment only
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
THURSDAY Auditions for the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, by appointment only, Thursday and Sept. 3, JCC offices, 225 E. Duval St.; Aug. 29, Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, 4001 Hendricks Ave.; Sept. 1, Orange Park United Methodist Church, 2051... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Miss Oakleaf High School leads toy drive for Wolfson Children's HospitalYoung patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital recently received a special visit
Miss Oakleaf High School leads toy drive for Wolfson Children's Hospital
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Young patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital recently received a special visit. Aaliyah Manning, Miss Oakleaf High School, organized a toy drive for Wolfson Children’s. She got the word out by using social media as well as through her high school,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Use evidence, not hype, when making decisions about dredgingThe debate over whether to deepen the St. Johns River to accommodate the larger
Use evidence, not hype, when making decisions about dredging
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
The debate over whether to deepen the St. Johns River to accommodate the larger container vessels has been raging for the past several years. One of the key issues involves the costs and benefits of the project. Proponents of the project for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
The obstacle course to brain power.A study found that childish pastimes such as shinning up branches, running bar
The obstacle course to brain power
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
.A study found that childish pastimes such as shinning up branches, running barefoot and crawling along a beam can dramatically boost memory. London - If you want to boost your brain power but find crosswords a bore, why not try climbing a tree? A... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Campbell’s Rogers named All-American for fourth time - Campbell athletes Isaiah Rogers and Alexis Jones along with Walton standout Tia Jones all took home titles in their age groups at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Outdoor Champ...Campbell’s Rogers named All-American for fourth time Campbell athletes Isaiah
Campbell’s Rogers named All-American for fourth time - Campbell athletes Isaiah Rogers and Alexis Jones along with Walton standout Tia Jones all took home titles in their age groups at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Outdoor Champ...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Campbell’s Rogers named All-American for fourth time Campbell athletes Isaiah Rogers and Alexis Jones, along with Walton standout Tia Jones, all took home titles in their age groups at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Outdoor... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Track and field event was a big win for JacksonvilleThe 49th USA Track & Field Masters and Junior Olympic National Championships re
Track and field event was a big win for Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
The 49th USA Track & Field Masters and Junior Olympic National Championships recently took place in our city. It was a fantastic event. We were able to witness 8,000 athletes — both past and future generations of track and field stars — taking... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association names Hall of Fame inducteesThe St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association has announced its
St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association names Hall of Fame inductees
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 12 days ago
The St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association has announced its Hall of Fame inductees for 2015. Inductees are chosen for contributions to the local community and representation of their high school’s traditions. The induction... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Giving Back: Phillip LeeWhen people volunteer, they can change lives — including their own. Each week i
Giving Back: Phillip Lee
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
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
Percussionist Charlotte Mabrey winding down a career of teaching and playing music with one 'last big show' SaturdayIt started with a snare drum. A man from a local music store came to Charlotte
Percussionist Charlotte Mabrey winding down a career of teaching and playing music with one 'last big show' Saturday
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
It started with a snare drum. A man from a local music store came to Charlotte Mabrey’s fifth-grade classroom in Park Forest, Ill., to show the children some instruments. The snare drum fired her imagination. It also “really saved my life,” said... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
St. Johns report: Water quality improvement but also concerns with salinityThe latest report on one of Jacksonville’s most treasured natural resources, sh
St. Johns report: Water quality improvement but also concerns with salinity
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
The latest report on one of Jacksonville’s most treasured natural resources, shows some signs of water quality improvement but also persistent concerns with salinity and chemical contaminants, according to a report from Jacksonville University and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Eighth Annual River Report reveals improvements, concernsThe eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin
Eighth Annual River Report reveals improvements, concerns
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveal there are concerns over deterioration. "Our study reveals some improvement in the river’s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsEnvironmental Symposium, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Uni
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Environmental Symposium, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s University Center. Speaker is Earl Benton, CEO of Champion Brands, on “City of Jacksonville 50 Years of Environmental Stewardship.” Includes workshops, exhibits, networking,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Independent bookstore celebrates 25 years of happinessThe book’s simple white cover with bold black type drew Helen Lane’s gaze — eve
Independent bookstore celebrates 25 years of happiness
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
The book’s simple white cover with bold black type drew Helen Lane’s gaze — even though it didn’t particularly stand out among the other more colorful, elaborately designed options decorating the BookMark’s shelves. Glancing at the title, the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
WeddingsLillian Arnold of Jacksonville and Dr. Luiz Bolfer of Gainesville were married
Weddings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Lillian Arnold of Jacksonville and Dr. Luiz Bolfer of Gainesville were married at 5 p.m. on May 9 at the Disney Wedding Pavilion in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Beth and David Arnold of Jacksonville and the granddaughter of... Read more
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