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  1. Jacksonville police arrest man in missing girlfriend's death; victim's body likely still in landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville police have arrested a man in the death of his missing girlfriend, whose disappearance last month led to an unsuccessful seven-day police search for her body in the Trail Ridge Landfill. Police charged Courtney Lamar Davis, 29, Tuesday morning with murder in the death of Brittany Marie Foote, 21, who died about three days before what would have been her 22nd birthday.

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  2. Man shot in Jacksonville's Grand Park neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Police said the unidentified victim and a cousin were standing outside when a vehicle drove up and someone inside opened fire.

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  3. Construction on upscale steakhouse in vacant downtown Jacksonville building to begin in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The owners of the Bostwick Building in downtown Jacksonville plan to turn it into a high-end steak house called The Cowford Chophouse. Forking Amazing Restaurants unveiled its new logo for the Cowford Chop House which is going into the historic Bostwick Building in downtown Jacksonville.

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  4. Brown vs. Curry on Jacksonville pension crisis: Where they standRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Whoever wins the mayor's race on May 19 and takes the oath of office July 1 could well find himself starting at the same pension crisis that has consumed so much time at City Hall. Mayor Alvin Brown's positions on pension have been spelled out in the legislation he has submitted to City Council over the past two years, only to see council reject those pension proposals.

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  5. Another punchless night for the Jacksonville SunsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    After scoring runs late in the game on Saturday and Sunday to pull out wins, the Suns tried that route again Monday, only to come up on the short end of a 3-2 loss to the Birmingham Barons at the Baseball Grounds. The Suns' offense was so anemic early that Barons starting pitcher Myles Jaye flirted with a no-hitter through seven innings.

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  6. Tool Belts United brings volunteer work crews to aging Methodist church buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    John Wade of Mandarin United Methodist Church works on the framework on an entrance at Mount Moriah United Methodist Church. He and other members of Tool Belts United, an initiative of the Northeast Florida United Methodist Men, are painting and making minor repairs at the small Jacksonville church.

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  7. Man found shot early Monday in North JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A 30-year-old man was found shot in the leg early Monday in North Jacksonville, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police received a report of someone shot about 1:10 a.m. in the 2300 block of Broom Street off Lem Turner Road.

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  8. 4 generations of fatal disease follows Jacksonville family: 'I cope as best I can'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Bruce.Lipsky@jacksonville.com Since Beverly Smith was diagnosed with Huntington's disease, her husband, John, has been her caregiver, cheerleader and a leading force in the North Florida affiliate of the Huntington's Disease Society of America. Huntington's disease had been in Beverly Smith's family for at least three generations.

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  9. Pastors call for state of emergency, curfew in Jacksonville's gang violence-prone neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Teresa.Stepzinski@jacksonville.com Pastor Ardel Jones and Pastor Kenneth Adkins are calling on Jacksonville officials to declare a state of emergency and impose a 9 p.m. daily curfew. A group of pastors is calling on city and state authorities to declare a temporary state of emergency and impose a 9 p.m. curfew in Jacksonville's high-crime neighborhoods where there is known gang activity including violence.

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  10. Around the Region: Clay merit scholarship award winners and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Aaron Makar, Danielle Fetner and Isabelle Amacker are the three students from St. Johns County Day School awarded a Merit Scholarship. Family Support Services presents "Party in the Park for Prevention" 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Friendship Fountain Park, 1015 Museum Circle.

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  11. One of Us: Jim Alabiso will host a local TV show about art and cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    In 2011, he swam across the St. Johns River, from Fleming Island Marina to County Dock in Mandarin. More recently, through his river advocacy organization JumpingFish, he has organized the "Up the River Downtown" event, which for the last couple of years has been a 10 kilometer swim in the St. Johns River, from Jacksonville University to the Riverside Arts Market.

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  12. National Weather Service map shows path of Saturday's EF-1 tornado in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Fallen trees and downed powerlines were the result of what neighbors described as a suspected tornado that tore through the neighborhood. The bulk of the damage was along a path cut by the storm centered around the intersection of Parkwood and Rosemary Streets.

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  13. First Coast High football player shot to death in weekend shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Florida Times-Union

    Bob.Self@jacksonville.com First Coast defender Johnnel Johnson attempts to tackle Apopka quarterback Chandler Cox last November. Johnson was fatally shot Saturday night at a party in Arlington.

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  14. JTA bus driver, passenger rescue man when van crashes into stopped bus on Philips HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    The driver of the van was transported with life threatening injuries and the bus driver was transported with non life threatening injuries. A JTA bus driver and passenger helped save the life of a man whose van struck the rear of the stopped bus and then burst into flames Monday morning.

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  15. St. Augustine woman killed, 2 others injured in Putnam County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Florida Times-Union

    A St. Augustine woman died following a two-car collision Saturday night in Putnam County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Janice Guay, 38, was a passenger in a car driven by David Barker Jr., 33, of Hastings, who was taken with serious injuries to Putnam Community Hospital then transferred to U.F. Health Jacksonville.

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  16. Law & Order: Driver seriously hurt in Philips crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A driver sustained life-threatening injuries after losing control of a car and crashing in the 2600 block of Philips Highway in Jacksonville early Sunday. The victim's sedan was northbound at an unknown speed about 2:30 a.m. when the driver lost control.

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  17. Jacksonville Suns stifle BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    When the Jacksonville Suns get pitching like they've received the last two games, they don't need many hits. The Suns had only five hits Sunday, but four of them contributed to runs in a 4-0 win over the Birmingham Barons in front of 5,039 at the Baseball Grounds.

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  18. Jacksonvile police: One slain, 3 wounded in separate weekend shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Florida Times-Union

    A football player from First Coast High School was shot to death, while another was wounded when gunfire erupted at a house party late Saturday in Arlington. In addition, two other people were shot and wounded in apparent unrelated incidents Sunday as violence continues in Jacksonville.

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  19. Jacksonvile police: 1 slain, 2 wounded in separate weekend shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Florida Times-Union

    One person died and another was wounded during a double shooting at a house party late Saturday, while a third person was injured in an apparent unrelated shooting early Sunday as violence continues in Jacksonville. Police didn't release the victims' names pending notification of their families.

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  20. Jacksonville police investigating Philips Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Florida Times-Union

    A driver sustained life-threatening injuries after losing control of a car and crashing in the 2600 block of Philips Highway in Jacksonville early Sunday. The victim's sedan was northbound at an unknown speed about 2:30 a.m. when the driver lost control of it.

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