Dan Scanlan - Florida Times-Union
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October 19, 2022

Fuller Warren Bridge project — with pedestrian bridge — is nearly done

It has been one of the most questioned Jacksonville road projects since the first bits of dirt were excavated on it in mid-2017. And while the Florida Department of Transportation website says the $126 million I-10/I-95 Interchange Improvements Project is expected to be done by fall 2022, there are still construction barriers, cones and other evidence around its multi-mile length that

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October 14, 2022

Jacksonville Sports Car Museum plans to open soon

The first dozen exotic collectible cars have been parked inside the 58,802-square-foot Jacksonville Sports Car Museum, ranging from a sleek 395-horsepower BMW Z8, its removable hardtop stacked nearby, to a rare 1980s Lamborghini Jalpa P350 in very Italian red. As museum managing member David Gonzales walks past more, like three Aston Martins, a formula race car and a Ford GT,

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October 11, 2022

Finally: Deaf couple gets their marriage license after suing

A deaf Jacksonville couple now has the paperwork they need to get married, a week after suing over the court clerk’s refusal to give them a marriage license. The couple sued after the Duval County Clerk of Courts Office refused to process their marriage license until they provided a sign language interpreter. That means Friday wedding bells for Joel Alfaro

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October 4, 2022

Deaf couple sues after Duval clerk denies marriage license

Joel Alfaro and Yusela Machado Silvente were ready to get married one year ago when they went to the Duval County Clerk of Courts Office to get their marriage license. Both deaf, they had first met exactly 10 years earlier and were finally ready to tie the knot on that anniversary, they said. But the couple said the clerk’s office

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September 30, 2022

Ex-Jacksonville teacher Thomas Hazouri Jr., son of late mayor, sentenced in child porn case

A former Mayport Elementary School teacher and son of a past mayor was sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty in August to distributing child sexual abuse videos over the internet, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Thomas Lester Hazouri Jr., 42, was sentenced to seven years and three months behind bars. He also must serve a 15-year term of supervised

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