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8 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

July building permits reach six-year high in Northeast Florida

More building permits were issued for single family homes last month in Northeast Florida than any month in more than six years.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Work Wanted: Arrests don't always mean a destroyed career

In 2013, there were 33,540 arrests made in Duval County. That means that every hour, four people in Jacksonville have a run-in with the law that could impact their careers for the rest of their lives.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

15 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Missing Juvenile: Aubrianna Brown

Aubrianna was last seen on May 8, 2014, in the 2400 block of Roberts Avenue at around 3:00 pm.

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Related Topix: Leon County, FL, Gadsden County, FL

18 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

Scott touts road, port projects at campaign stop

Gov. Rick Scott was in Jacksonville on Monday, promoting $41 billion in improvements to Florida's roads, ports, airports and the aerospace industry.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Jacksonville, FL, Clay County, FL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News 4 Jax

Superintendent visits students

Another first day of school now in the books for 6 more local school districts including Duval County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

News 4 Jax

Back to Valor Academy

In Duval County, some students were welcomed to a brand new school called Valor Academy.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, West Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL)

The Florida Times-Union

Willie's new school approach deserves support

The Duval County School Board race between District 4 incumbent Paula Wright and challenger Darryl Willie is an "old school" versus "new school" battle.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Financial News & Daily Record

50 years ago: Prototype ocean data buoy launched at local shipyard

The first of a series of scientific buoys that were designed to solve some of the mysteries of the world's oceans was launched by the U.S. Navy at Jacksonville Shipyards Inc. Called an 'ocean data station,' the discus-shaped buoy was 40 feet in diameter, seven feet high and topped with a 40-foot steel antenna mast.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Jacksonville University

News 4 Jax

Back-to-school today for 200,000

Students in Duval County are heading back to school Monday and about 170 students are heading to Valor Academy.

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News 4 Jax

New all-boys charter school begins

Students in Duval County are heading back to school Monday and about 170 students are heading to a brand new school.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Duval County Health Department tries to turn itself around after scathing audit

Those were just a few of the findings of a July 2013 audit of the Duval County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors

The Florida Times-Union

Guest column: Library vote should be opposed

Unlike many in our community who view libraries as a complete anachronism, akin to telegrams or hand-cranked phonographs, I support them.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

St. Augustine Record

St. Johns County has fifth-lowest unemployment rate in state

In numbers released Friday from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, St. Johns County was shown to have an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent in July, which was fifth-lowest in the state.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, Law, Employment / Labor Law

St. Petersburg Times

Supervisors tell court earliest date for Florida redistricting election is March

Florida's congressional districts won't change by November and new elections can't be held until next year, the state's top elections officials told a circuit court judge Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Florida

The Florida Times-Union

Clay County school bus accident leaves a few students with minor injuries

A school bus accident Friday morning en route to Oakleaf Junior High School left a few students taken to hospitals complaining of head, neck and shoulder pain, according to Clay County school officials.

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Related Topix: Clay County, FL

News 4 Jax

New magnet school in Duval County

For one school, this year is extra special. Joseph Stilwell Middle School has a new name and a new program.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

News 4 Jax

Scott Shine

Family: Married 20 years; son, 14, attends Duval County Public Schools. Occupation: Real-estate investment Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, BS, Business Political Experience: City of Jacksonville Waterways Commission, 2010 to present, Commissioner; Chair Maritime Master Plan Steering Committee, Chair Shellfish Subcommittee, Chair ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia Commonwealth University

WTLV

Barbershop gives free haircuts to Duval County students

Barbershop gives free haircuts to Duval County students One Jacksonville man is trying to make a difference with breakfast, a free haircut, and school supplies.

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The Miami Herald

Florida will speed up several major road projects

Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday that the state will push up the timing of $806 million worth of highway construction projects across the state.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Volusia County, FL, Hernando County, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTLV

Woman says she quit job at YMCA because of mold problem

Woman says she quit job at YMCA because of mold problem Woman says forced to quit job because of mold found at Riverside YMCA Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/08/13/mold-ymca-riverside-quit-job/14017525/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Jacksonville, FL)

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