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#AskJAXTDY | Who’s behind mailers in School Board District 3 race?

Political action committees and parties can spend unlimited money to support candidates — even in school board races, which have…

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Workers add seats to Fort Lauderdale's Chase Stadium in July 2023. | AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
July 11, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Why prevent stronger local heat protections for workers?

A Jacksonville Today reader says she’s baffled why the governor and legislators want to put workers at risk.…

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The Confederate statue is seen in Springfield Park prior to its removal in December 2023.
July 8, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Are funds still set aside for Confederate monument removal?

A Jacksonville Today reader asks what’s happening with the money set aside for Confederate monument removal…

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The city's new medical examiner's office, now under construction off Golfair Boulevard and North Davis Street. | Dan Scanlan, Jacksonville Today
July 5, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Will Jacksonville’s new morgue have a crematorium?

Will bodies be disposed of at the new medical examiner’s office? a reader wonders.…

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This fenced-in lot on 1st Street North will be reopned to parking in Jacksonville Beach. | Google
June 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l What’s the plan for fenced-off lot in Jax Beach?

A Jacksonville Today reader wants to know when Jacksonville Beach will do something about a fenced-off lot near the beach.…

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JEA workers connect a home to a sewer line in 2014. | Peter Haden, Jacksonville Today
May 30, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Why spend more money on another septic tank study?

A Jacksonville Today reader questions a proposed $200,000 study of septic tanks in Jacksonville.…

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A new logistics park is under construction at the corner of Lem Turner Road and Interstate 295. l Cushman & Wakefield.
May 17, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l What’s being built at Lem Turner Road and I-295?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why land is being cleared in Northwest Jacksonville.…

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The city of Jacksonville has reached an agreement with the Jaguars to renovate EverBank Stadium. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
May 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Does Jacksonville get its money’s worth on EverBank Stadium?

With a new Jaguars deal pending, a Jacksonville Today reader asks about the city’s return on investment for the stadium.…

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Henry Aaron Field at J.P. Small Ballpark is undergoing a $9.6 million renovation. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | What is going on at J.P. Small Park?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why he sees dirt piles and construction equipment at J.P. Small Park.…

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Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol works with the Army Corps of Engineers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to protect sea turtles during beach renourishment. l Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
May 3, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Does beach renourishment disturb sea turtles?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders if sea turtles are at risk when beaches are renourished during nesting season.…

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The plan for Riverfront Plaza, including a cafe with rooftop playground and a planned waterfront restaurant. | Downtown Investment Authority
April 17, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Riverfront Plaza design questions

We answer: Where will people park at Riverfront Plaza? & Will the park will be built on a concrete platform?…

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City Council is nearing a vote on renovation of EverBank Stadium. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
April 16, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Will a remodeled stadium be climate-friendly?

Both the Jaguars and the city have publicly pledged to include green initiatives and resiliency efforts into their agreement to…

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Marine Fire Station 68 in Mandarin. | News4Jax
April 3, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Was it cheaper to open a fire station in a renovated home?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders how much it would have cost to build a new marine fire station instead of…

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A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why voters can't cast their ballot at any polling place.
March 22, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Why can’t I vote at any polling place on Election Day?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why voters can’t cast their ballots at any polling location, the same as they can…

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One of Scotie Cousin's creations hangs in its natural habitat. | Scotie Cousin, Facebook
March 15, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Who makes the colorful critters at the Beaches?

A reader asks who’s putting little works of animal art with big expressive eyes on trees and lawns at the…

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The Duval County Supervisor of Elections office provides signs in English and Spanish outside the Duval County Public Library Mandarin Branch location to notify voters where they can cast their ballot. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
March 13, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Why vote in the Florida primary? 

Jacksonville Today reader Ellen H. wants to know how much Florida Republicans’ votes matter in the presidential primary.…

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Jacksonville Beach City Hall | Google Maps
March 13, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Will Jax Beach explain its ‘cybersecurity event’?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders whether Jacksonville Beach is still experiencing the effects of an possible cyberattack in late January.…

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An empty truck parked on 3rd Street in Jacksonville Beach. | Google Maps
February 21, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Why are trucks making Jacksonville Beach’s 3rd Street into a truck stop?

A reader wonders why so many semis park along 3rd Street in Jacksonville Beach. Police and a former trucker respond.…

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The Arlington Expressway service road east of Arlington Road, is closed for FDOT road and bridge repair. | Dan Scanlan, WJCT News 89.9
February 13, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | What are road crews doing along Arlington Expressway?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders why a service road along the Arlington Expressway has been closed.…

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A JTA electric bus.
February 2, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Does it matter that an FDOT secretary doesn’t attend JTA meetings?

An FDOT secretary sits on the JTA board but has not attended JTA meetings since 2018. A Jacksonville Today reader…

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A Jacksonville Fire & Rescue truck parks at a recent city event on Jacksonville's Northside l Dan Scanlan, WJCT News 89.9
February 1, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Why are firetrucks dispatched when there’s no apparent fire risk?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders whether it’s a waste of resources to send firetrucks when there’s no fire.…

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Statues that decorated the monument to the Women of the Confederacy were removed from Springfield Park in Jacksonville and placed in storage in December.
January 26, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l What happens with the money set aside to remove Confederate monuments?

There was already money in the budget for the removal of the Confederate statues at Springfield Park. A reader asked…

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This is the city of Jacksonville's new website, at jacksonville.gov. | City of Jacksonville
December 22, 2023

#AskJAXTDY l Why can’t I access jacksonville.gov while overseas?

A Jacksonville Today reader wonders whether the city is blocking website users in Israel.…

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A Florida East Coast Railway locomotive is shown in Jacksonville. | Florida East Coast Railway, Facebook
December 18, 2023

#AskJAXTDY | Is there a train schedule we can check to avoid crossings?

A Jacksonville Today reader says Florida East Coast trains are a frustrating time-waster as they block crossings in San Marco.…