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August 1, 2023

TIAA Bank sale completed; EverBank name is back

The office building Downtown and the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium soon will take on the EverBank name.

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June 20, 2023

OPINION | Will Jacksonville give the Jags a blank check?

Money talks. So what does $76 million over 30 years say? If that’s not a blank check, it’s mighty close. That’s what it would take to float bonds for $1 billion, the city of Jacksonville’s 50% share of an upgraded football stadium and entertainment district. And this comes after Forbes reported that the Jaguars rank No. 8 of 32 NFL

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June 14, 2023

OPINION | Invest in safety, not police

We cannot police ourselves out of crime. The JSO budget has been at or above half-a-billion dollars for years, and the crime numbers remain high.

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June 12, 2023

OPINION | 4 questions the city should ask before paying for stadium upgrades

Jacksonville residents should be asking these four questions as we evaluate the Jaguars’ proposal to split the cost of stadium upgrades.

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May 23, 2023

OPINION | How to pay for Jaguars stadium renovations 

Jacksonville, an underdog, needs something bold and creative to win public buy-in for stadium financing. Here is one idea that has an NFL precedent.

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May 22, 2023

OPINION | Jacksonville needs another near miracle to keep the Jaguars

Figuring out a way to pay for major renovations to the Jaguars’ TIAA Bank Field would be like pulling off another Hail Mary. But we’ve beat the odds before.

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