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5 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

Pro bono spotlight: Now is the time to help pro bono clients

No doubt you've seen the news releases and articles regarding the critical lack of funding for civil legal services for the poor in our community.

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8 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

50 years ago: Florida Bar proposes changes in rules for judges

The Florida Bar announced proposals to separate the judiciary from politics would be aired at a public hearing Sept.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Cedar Hills (Jacksonville, FL)

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Homeless man guilty of fatal stabbing in Jacksonville

A homeless man has been convicted of fatally stabbing another homeless man in Jacksonville.

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Sunshine State News

Jay Fant Holds Off Paul Renner by Two Votes in Jacksonville GOP Primary

On Friday, banker Jay Fant was declared the winner of the Republican primary to replace Rep. Daniel Davis, R-Jacksonville, in the Florida House.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Tuesday's Lead Letter: Career colleges provide valuable service

Letters of about 200 words are preferred. Longer letters will be edited for space.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Opinion

The Florida Times-Union

SWAT callout ends with arrest of Jacksonville man

A man with a knife who barricaded himself in a Jacksonville motel Thursday night over an unpaid bill was arrested early Friday after an overnight SWAT team standoff, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL

Financial News & Daily Record

Counties finding balance to pay for growth

The old system obligated a developer to pay for highway expansion when their project put a road over capacity.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

Holland says recounts likely finished by end of week

Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland holds up a provisional ballot for a closer look Wednesday, a day after two local races were too close to name a winner.

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News 4 Jax

High-speed chase ends in arrest

A man, accused of attempted robbery, was taken into custody after he led police on a high-speed chase from St. Johns County to Duval County, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine, FL

Business Journal

Recount for Florida House spot could begin Friday

A recount in the extraordinarily tight race for state House District 15 could begin as early as Friday, according to a notice issued by the Duval County supervisor of elections' office.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Canning workshop on Sept. 20 at Duval extension

A workshop on "Pressure Canning Class - Green Beans" will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday Sept.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL

WTLV

Citizens Property Insurance proposes decrease in rates

Citizens Property Insurance proposes decrease in rates TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Relief for some Florida residents.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Flagler County, FL

WTLV

Is Duval County experiencing a housing boom?

Is Duval County experiencing a housing boom? JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- There's something growing all over Jacksonville.

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Capital Soup

Governor Scott Appoints Lester B. Bass to the Duval County Court

Bass, 51, of Jacksonville has been a General Magistrate and Hearing Officer in the Fourth Judicial Circuit since 2003.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Hillsborough County, FL, University, FL, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The Florida Times-Union

Combating blight is a team effort

Whenever real progress has been made in attacking decay across our community, and plenty has been, it's been because of strong alliances between city officials, agencies, departments and actively engaged residents and neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Foxman wins circuit judge race over Sands Daytona Beach a " Former...

Former prosecutor and private practice attorney Karen Foxman won handily Tuesday night in the Group 18 Circuit Judge race.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Deland, FL, Port Orange, FL, Volusia County, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

News 4 Jax

GOP voters back incumbent lawmakers; Open Fla. house seat too close to call

Congressmen Ander Crenshaw and Ted Yoho, along with state Sen. John Thrasher and state Rep. Charles McBurney, easily dispatched Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary, but only three votes separate two challengers for an open House seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho

The Florida Times-Union

Polls close, concerns develop about turnout, hyper-partisanship in primary voting

Voters stayed home in droves Tuesday as party primary contests around Northeast Florida were decided more by early or mailed-in ballots than people walking up on Election Day to cast their vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Corrine Brown, Democrat

Capital Soup

Senator Audrey Gibson Receives 2014 Senator of the Year Award from...

State Senator Audrey Gibson has been named 2014 "Senator of the Year" by PACE Center for Girls, Jacksonville.

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Capital Soup

Anna Brosche Campaign Endorsed by Associated Builders and...

The Anna Brosche Campaign today announced the endorsement of the Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. .

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Related Topix: Florida, University of North Florida

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