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Blue Cypress Golf Course is undergoing an expansion, adding three new holes and a clubhouse. l Steven Ponson, Jacksonville Today
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Blue Cypress Golf Course adding 3 holes and clubhouse

The city-owned course in Jacksonville’s University Park area will add three par-3 holes to the nine-hole layout.…

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Former Judge Scott DuPont. | News4Jax
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Former Northeast Florida judge blocked from ballot

Former Judge Scott DuPont was suspended from practicing law after the Supreme Court removed him as a circuit judge in…

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ARTS PICKS | May 30-June 2

Theater in St. Augustine, art and music in Avondale and Moncrief through the eyes of a local artist are this…

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THE JAXSON | 6 major urban core adaptive reuse projects

In honor of National Preservation Month, here are six examples of adaptive reuse projects currently under construction in the city’s…

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The Duval County Public Schools administration building, with a bronze statue of children reading in front of it. | Claire Heddles, Jacksonville Today
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Grit and gain: How Duval Schools looks to curb chronic absenteeism

More than 27% of Duval County Public Schools students have missed at least four weeks of class this academic year.…

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Jacksonville murder case leads to death penalty challenge

Michael James Jackson was convicted of burying a couple alive in 2005. Death penalty opponents say his case illustrates that…

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This is the new headstone for Cpl. William Johnson, a member of the U.S. Colored Infantry who was buried in the 1890s in a small church graveyard on what is now Jacksonville University. | Dan Scanlan, Jacksonville Today
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Civil War graveyard restored, starting with one Black soldier

Jacksonville University, the Local Initiatives Support Coalition and others are restoring the historic African American graveyard in Arlington.…

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Drought worsens in some areas. Is rainy season here yet?

The rainy season in North Florida runs from late May to late September.…

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Jean Moore, seated at left, petitions the St. Johns County School Board to remove four books on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today.
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St. Johns restricts schoolbooks, including ‘Slaughterhouse Five’

Only the oldest students in St. Johns County Schools will have access to “Slaughterhouse Five” and three other books.…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed renovating EverBank Stadium into the "Stadium of the Future."
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Public supports stadium plan if community needs are funded

Fifty-six percent of people in a University of North Florida poll supported renovation of EverBank Stadium if the deal includes…

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Victor Ritz is one of 10 UNF students who appear this week on “The College Tour” on Amazon Prime | Amazon Prime
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It’s Jacksonville’s week in the spotlight on reality TV

“Botched Bariatrics” will feature a surgeon from Jacksonville, and “The College Tour” will include 10 students from the University of…

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Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence completed 25 of 30 passes during the team's home opener in 2022. The Jaguars shut out the Indianapolis Colts 24-0, the team's first shutout since a win over the Colts on Dec. 13, 2018. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
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SPORTS | Trevor Lawrence’s big deal is coming

At some point before the 2024 season kicks off, the Jaguars have to sign Trevor Lawrence to a new deal.…

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is leasing space inside the Florida Blue Riverside Office Complex at 532 Riverside Ave. in Brooklyn. | Jacksonville Daily Record
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$5 million permit issued for Sheriff’s Office in Brooklyn

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is leasing almost 60,000 square feet of space for its Homeland Security Division in the Riverside…

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Rabbi Israel Dresner with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the early 1960s. | Wikimedia Commons
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Son of ‘most arrested rabbi in America’ traces father’s steps in St. Augustine

Avi Dresner recently visited to film for a documentary about his dad who was arrested in St. Augustine during the…

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The Holon Mover is an autonomous electric vehicle with a top speed of 37 mph. It has seating for up to 15 passengers. | Benteler
May 24, 2024

City considers $7.7 million for autonomous vehicle plant

New legislation would provide incentives for a manufacturing and assembly plant in Jacksonville.…

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The historic Laura Street Trio redevelopment includes apartments, a hotel and restaurant. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 24, 2024

27 historic buildings considered endangered

The Jacksonville History Center included the Laura Street Trio and many schools on its annual list of most endangered historic…

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The Duval Schools administration building on Thursday, May 23, 2024. | Megan Mallicoat, Jacksonville Today
May 24, 2024

OPINION | At the crossroads in education, don’t be a bystander

On Tuesday, May 28, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund will host a Community Conversation — an opportunity for us to…

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A1A Ale Works at 1 King St. in St. Augustine. | Jacksonville Daily record
May 24, 2024

A1A Ale Works is closing in St. Augustine

Sunday will be the last day of business for the restaurant in the historic downtown. Owners said their lease is…

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Tampa Electric's Big Bend power plant. | Luis Santana, Tampa Bay Times
May 24, 2024

Florida begins to repeal renewable energy goals

A proposal from the state says the goals are “no longer necessary” as Florida deemphasizes greenhouse gas emissions in state…

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May 24, 2024

Up to 13 hurricanes predicted for 2024 season

The National Hurricane Center predicts 17 to 25 named storms this year, making the 2024 hurricane season one for the…

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Melanie Patz, CEO of the United Way of Northeast Florida, said more families are struggling, even with the pandemic ending. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 23, 2024

More than a third of local families struggle, study says

Even households above the poverty line are living paycheck to paycheck as costs rise faster than wages, according to the…

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Interim Superintendent Dana Kriznar talks to reporters before the start of the school year. | Claire Heddles, Jacksonville Today
May 23, 2024

Duval Schools responds to criticism from state education commissioner

Interim Superintendent Dana Kriznar said the district has made several changes to keep students safe, and more are on the…

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The Youth Exposure, Inc. board comprises serial entrepreneurs. From left are Nahshon Nicks, Starr Prescott, Aisha Norris and Rick Walker. | Submitted, Dwight Garth, Youth Exposure, Inc.
May 23, 2024

Youth entrepreneurship camp geared for Northwest Jax teens

Youth Exposure Inc. will hold an eight-week camp for children and teens between 10 and 19 years old.…

Featured image for “Christopher Bernier chosen as Duval Schools superintendent”
Christopher Bernier, Duval County's new schools superintendent, speaks during a forum May 13, 2024, at EverBank Stadium. The balloons form the school district's logo. | Megan Mallicoat, Jacksonville Today
May 23, 2024

Christopher Bernier chosen as Duval Schools superintendent

The School Board said Bernier was the best choice to navigate Florida’s complex and sometimes politically charged education system.…