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October 17, 2022

Jacksonville may ban balloon releases

When Nicole Crosby looked for the City Council chamber earlier this summer, she asked a stranger for directions. He told…

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Jacksonville Planning Director Bill Killingsworth and City Attorney Paige Johnston work during a redistricting hearing at William M. Raines High School.
October 17, 2022

City Council will fight racial gerrymandering order

The Jacksonville City Council has decided to appeal a federal court order that found the city had likely racially gerrymandered…

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October 16, 2022

Sheriff candidate Lakesha Burton told to stop wearing JSO uniform in ads

Duval County sheriff candidate Lakesha Burton — no longer a member of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office — has been ordered…

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October 14, 2022

City Council takes redistricting discussion behind closed doors

Jacksonville leaders have decided that their discussion about local voting districts will be come outside the public eye. The council…

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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…

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Jaguars owners Shad Khan and his development company, Iguana Investments Florida, have entered into a purchase agreement for Seahorse Oceanfront Inn and Lemon Bar in Neptune Beach.
October 14, 2022

Shad Khan is buying Sea Horse Inn and Lemon Bar in Neptune Beach

Jaguar’s owner Shad Khan and his Iguana Investments Florida will expand their real estate holdings by buying the Sea Horse…

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October 14, 2022

Athletics association may stop asking students for personal health info

Palm Beach County school board members are calling on a state sports organization to stop making students disclose personal medical…

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A sea turtle hatchling heads into the surf at Naval Station Mayport.
October 13, 2022

It’s a record year for sea turtles at Naval Station Mayport

This was a good year for loggerhead sea turtles on the First Coast. Naval Station Mayport reported that for the…

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October 13, 2022

Governor’s election could determine fate of highly debated Rodman dam

Twenty-five years after a permit requesting partial demolition of Rodman dam landed at the St. Johns River Water Management District,…

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October 13, 2022

Sky-high rent increases coming back to earth

The crazy-high rent increases in Jacksonville may be coming to an end. Rents in the metro area rose less last…

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October 13, 2022

TV station buyout faces resistance over Jacksonville

Tegna Inc. is facing potential opposition from high-level government officials, while its effect on the Jacksonville market has raised concerns…

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Northside Coalition's Ben Frazier demonstrating outside of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's office.
October 13, 2022

Activist Ben Frazier is battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Local activist Ben Frazier is opening up about his cancer diagnosis. He released a statement on Facebook saying he’s feeling…

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October 12, 2022

Judge strikes down Jacksonville redistricting as racial gerrymandering

A federal judge has struck down seven Jacksonville City Council and three Duval School Board districts in the racial gerrymandering…

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October 12, 2022

Former executive accused of defrauding Baker County nonprofit

The former executive director of a Baker County nonprofit was arrested this week on four felony charges after an investigation…

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October 12, 2022

Legendary Clark’s Fish Camp is for sale

Clark’s Fish Camp — a Mandarin institution that dates back almost a century — is for sale. According to a…

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October 12, 2022

Meet Moxi, Baptist Health’s friendly new robot

April Gray gave a big smile as Baptist Heath leader Michael Mayo and a bright-eyed companion passed by her desk inside…

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Former state Sen. Aaron Bean celebrates winning the Republican primary for Congressional District 4. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
October 12, 2022

Jacksonville-area lawmakers seek shield from redistricting testimony

Six lawmakers, including two from Northeast Florida, have asked a judge for a protective order that would shield them from…

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October 12, 2022

Demolition coming for old Ford plant that built Model Ts

Jacksonville is the River City but a century ago, it had some Motor City running through it as well. The…

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October 11, 2022

Jobs available for veterans and manufacturing employees

Jacksonville is home to two separate job fairs this month, one targeting veterans and their families and the other looking…

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October 11, 2022

Pace Center for Girls gets $2 million for substance abuse prevention

The Pace Center for Girls, an education program for at-risk teenage girls in middle and high school, is expanding services…

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October 11, 2022

AMA president, in Jacksonville, weighs in on vaccine controversy

Speaking in Jacksonville, the head of the American Medical Association joined a chorus of people questioning the Florida surgeon general’s…

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October 11, 2022

Feds deny increased protection for gopher tortoises

Concluding that the animals are “not in danger of extinction,” federal wildlife officials Tuesday rejected listing gopher tortoises in Florida…

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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…

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October 11, 2022

St. Johns County seeks solutions for Summer Haven erosion

Officials are still trying to figure out how to deal with coastal damage caused by Ian. One of the areas…