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  1. Scott Paul Zimmerman, Jacksonville Jewish Center ritual director, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Scott Paul Zimmerman, the longtime ritual director at the Jacksonville Jewish Center and a pillar of the local Jewish community, died Thursday in Jacksonville. He was 60. As ritual director and coordinator for bar and bat mitzvah's for 14 years, Zimmerman had a special skill for carefully planning services, said longtime friend Bruce Horovitz.

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  2. River Life: A 4,000-year journey of the St. JohnsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Filling in for A. Quinton White this month is Jeremy Stalker, an assistant professor of marine science at Jacksonville University's Marine Science Research Institute. Most people in Jacksonville are familiar with watching the St. Johns River slowly flow out through downtown on its way to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  3. Woman seriously burned in Jacksonville apartment fire police suspect was set intentionallyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The woman, who is believed to be in her 40s, is being treated at UF Health in Gainesville after the fire at 7777 Normandy Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Police said that because there is a history of domestic violence at the woman's apartment, they are canvassing the area looking for witnesses to determine if domestic violence is related to the arson.

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  4. Law & Order: Report leads to body in Jacksonville retention pondRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A fisherman alerted Jacksonville authorities Wednesday after he spotted something that looked like a body floating in a retention pond near Almeda Street. Officers responded to the dead end of Almeda in the Grand Park neighborhood about 4:30 p.m. and confirmed it was a dead person floating in the water, said Sgt.

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  5. Regency area's Olive Garden rising from the ashes for mid-spring openingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Sandy.Strickland@jacksonville.com A new, up-to-date Olive Garden is scheduled to open in the spring in the Regency area after a fire last January. Sandy Strickland/staff The Olive Garden at Regency is being rebuilt after a fire in January 2014 and will reopen in mid-spring.

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  6. Jacksonville police investigate body found in Grand Park retention pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A patrol car blocks off the dead end of Almeda Street after a body was found in a retention pond Wednesday. A fisherman alerted Jacksonville authorities Wednesday after he spotted something that looked like a body floating in a retention pond near Almeda Street.

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  7. Bakers start own crowdfunding website to challenge Jaguars owner Shad Khan for ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    This screenshot shows the gofundme.com page at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday that Tom and Carol Rykalsky along with their partner Mike Zimmerman set up to try to hold onto Edgewood Bakery The managers of a popular Jacksonville bakery have started an online crowdfunding campaign to help raise money to buy the business outright from Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan. Tom and Carol Rykalsky along with their partner Mike Zimmerman started the account on the website gofundme.com in hopes of raising enough money to buy the Edgewood Bakery from Khan's investment firm Stache Investments.

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  8. Jacksonville fire chief says safety precautions in place after firefighter injured in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Dan.Scanlan@jacksonville.com Emergency vehicles shine headlights on the gas tanks that Jacksonville firefighters were refueling when they were shot at on Tuesday night at Fire Station 28 on Hogan Road. Jacksonville firefighters will take precautions to protect themselves after a firefighter was injured in a shooting Tuesday night, but crews will not hesitate to respond to calls anywhere in the city, the fire chief said Wednesday morning.

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  9. Year after Christmas melee outside movie theater, what came of 'Say No to Disrespect' initiative?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    It was a melee on Christmas night a year ago at a North Jacksonville movie theater as 60 police officers rushed to handle a crowd of 600 primarily black teens swarming the shopping center. But while the incident went viral on social media and five teens were arrested outside the Hollywood River City 14, work on a grass-roots initiative launched days later to stop such confrontations hasn't lived up to some of its goals.

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  10. Man struck by SUV while crossing Old Baymeadows Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    A man was taken to a hospital in life-threatening condition Tuesday night after he was hit by a car while running across Old Baymeadows Road in Jacksonville. The man was crossing the road from the south when he was hit by a westbound Lincoln sport-utility vehicle about 6:30 p.m., said Sgt.

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  11. Fernandina Beach chef/owner plans restaurant in downtown's Marble Bank BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    Scott Schwartz, owner and chef of 29 South in Fernandina Beach, has signed a lease for the Marble Bank Building in downtown Jacksonville. He plans to put a Southern-themed restaurant there called The Bullbriar.

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  12. Jacksonville has lowest gas prices in state; see how lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    There's some extra jingle this holiday season as plummeting gasoline prices close in on the $2 mark in Florida. The price already has dipped below that in other states.

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  13. Golden YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Gretchen and Michael Brande, Jacksonville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in an early spring trip to Rincon, Puerto Rico, and then a cruise. They were married Dec. 26, 1964, in Hollywood, Fla.

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  14. Jacksonville fire chief says safety precautions in place, but crews...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville firefighters will take precautions to protect themselves after a firefighter was injured in a shooting Tuesday night, but crews will not hesitant to respond to calls anywhere in the city, the fire chief said Wednesday morning. "We respond to over 300 calls a day in the fire department and we're going to continue to protect and serve the citizens of Jacksonville," Fire Chief Marty Senterfitt said.

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  15. Documentary on Jordan Davis death opens at Sundance Film Festival next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Next month, at America's premier independent film festival, the story of one of Jacksonville's most notorious and publicized killings in recent years will take the screen. After Michael Dunn killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a Gate gas station on Southside Boulevard, reporters from across the country - including one film crew - documented the case, especially focusing on the race of the shooter and of the victim.

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  16. Law & Order: Man faces manslaughter charge from deadly fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Walter Timothy Hodges III, 22, of the 2500 block of Bethel Road, was angry about a missing gun and blamed Andre Duprice Goodson, 45, for the loss, according to a police report. On Aug. 14, Hodges left a gun concealed in a book on top of a car at Goodson's house, according to the arrest report.

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  17. Jacksonville firefighter injured in apparent targeted drive-by shooting Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Detectives at Station 28 on Jacksonville's Southside are seen at the station Tuesday night, scene of a drive-by shooting. Officers look at the city gas station next to Fire Station 28 after multiple shots were fired at its ladder truck late Tuesday Dec. 22, from a vehicle on Hogan Road.

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  18. Pod Rods: Lots of MOPAR videos, Amelia concours gives back, and some...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Pod Rods, Jacksonville's longest-running list of car news and local car events, takes a Memorial Day weekend look at videos that include a matchup between a rallycross car and F1 racer, a flying truck, and a whole lot of MOPAR. Plus, lots of car events out there: -- The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Foundation donated $80,000 to Spina Bifida of Jacksonville at a Friday ceremony at Nemours Childrens Clinic Jacksonville.

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  19. Pod Rods: The Great Race will visit Jacksonville; Leno visits; and car events galoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Spring is here and so are a lot of car shows, so Pod Rods hooks you up with what's happening in that arena. And while we are at it, it's time to mow the lawn - with the world's fastest riding mower.

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  20. Pod Rods: a go-kart enduro comes April 5; a Mustang convertible is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Pod Rods brings you news on the special guests competing in the upcoming 12th Annual Jacksonville Grand Prix for Spina Bifida and how you can run wheel-to-wheel with them; some new British specialty cars; and watch the truck jump! It's all on Pod Rods: The 12th Annual Jacksonville Grand Prix for Spina Bifida is set for 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday April 5 at the 103rd Street Sports Complex at 10244 103rd St. Free for spectators, they can watch teams of professional and amateur drivers competing relay-style in the 6-hour race at the track, race proceeds to benefit Spina Bifida of Jacksonville's programs, services, referrals, research and vocational development.

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