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  1. St. Johns Virtual School graduates embrace the non-traditional routeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM St. Johns Virtual School seniors stand together during their graduation ceremony in the St. Johns County School District headquarters in St. Augustine on Thursday, May 28, 2015. PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM St. Johns Virtual School valedictorian William Cromer delivers his speech over the internet to his classmates from Orlando where he has already began college on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

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  2. Pedro Menendez High School graduates 304 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM Pedro Menendez High School graduating senior Jenna Abell walks across the stage of the St. Augustine Ampitheatre to receive her diploma during the school's commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Standing next to Abell is school board member Patrick Canan and Deputy Superintendent Martha Mickler.

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  3. West Augustine Family Dollar could open by DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... at Florida Memorial University, said she is spearheading work with the university's subcommittee on St. Augustine property development. The university has about 340 acres in the West Augustine area. The property has been vacant since the college ...

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  4. Around the Region: St. Augustine tennis clinic and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... by St. Johns County Parks and Recreation from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning June 15 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse courts, 442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine. For more, (904) 209-0549.

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  5. PinRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Seventeen

    Although she was not born a mythical sea creature, Mermaid Melissa legally changed her name from Melissa Dawn to prove how dedicated she was to her underwater lifestyle. Mermaid Melissa has been performing as a mermaid for the past 10 years, according to her website .

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  6. Police with Assault Rifles Kill Suicidal Man After Girlfriend Calls HotlineRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

    In the wake of President Barack Obama 's call for the demilitarization of local police , as we asll the city of Cleveland's recent settlement with the Department of Justice regarding police misuse of force, the hope is such sweeping proposals will quickly enact the changes recent victims of police brutality will never see. When such change happens, it will be too late for Justin Way of St. Augustine, Fla., who was shot and killed by two officers armed with assault rifles on May 11. According to The Daily Beast , Way - a recovering alcoholic - had just been fired and was having a relapse.

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  7. Woman Calls Non-Emergency Number to Get Help for Suicidal Boyfriend. Cops Arrive, Kill Him.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Earlier this month, Justin Way of St. Augustine, Florida, threatened to kill himself. He sat down on his bed, drunk, brandishing a knife that he intended to use on himself.

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  8. This week in excessive forceRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... he would hurt himself with it. She called a non-emergency number in an attempt to get her boyfriend to a local St. Augustine, Florida, hospital for help-and told them she did not feel threatened. "My brother has been Baker Acted three times because ...

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  9. Preserving southern heritage through Alabama ghost storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... be seen in Harrodsburg, Ky. There's the world-famous Bell Witch from Tennessee; ghostly lovers in a fort in St. Augustine, Fla.; haunted hunting grounds (and disappearing dogs) in Georgia; a New Orleans mansion filled with the spirits of slaves; and ...

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  10. Rising sea poses big threat to Florida's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Traffic makes it way along U.S. Highway 1, in St. Augustine, Fla., on Feb. 3 The street, located near the Matanzas River, often floods during heavy storms. St. Augustine is one of many chronically flooded Florida communities afraid their buildings and economies will be inundated by rising seas in just a couple of decades.

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  11. Tourism booming in St. Johns County, according to local leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Tourism in St. Johns County, namely in Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine, is in a period of major growth, according to industry leaders. Leaders like Richard Goldman , the CEO and president of the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, said in the county's annual "State of Tourism" meeting that tourism in the area is finding success, but that its success comes with a call to action.

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  12. Conch House suspends Reggae Sunday events following meleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... The Reggae Sunday events have drawn crowds of people for years to the restaurant/bar on Comares Avenue in St. Augustine. It's especially popular with young adults, and there have been reports that it was very busy Sunday, which was part of the ...

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  13. Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastCalled a Suicide Hotline. Killed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    Justin Way was in his bed with a knife, threatening suicide. His girlfriend called a non-emergency number to try to get him into a hospital.

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  14. Sherry Davidson to Share Business Expertise as Panelist for DBPR Celebrating Women in Business EventRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson will be part of a leadership panel at the 4th Annual Celebrating Women in Business event, hosted by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation , on Friday, May 29. St. Augustine, FL, May 28, 2015 -- -- Sherry Davidson, President of Davidson Realty, Inc., will provide insights and advice as part of a leadership panel at the 4th Annual Celebrating Women in Business event, hosted by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation , on Friday, May 29. The event begins at 1 p.m. at the Midtown Centre in Jacksonville. "I am a big believer in sharing knowledge and experience to help champion professional development for women," said Davidson.

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  15. Around the Region: Everything is coming up roses in Vilano BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Say summertime and gardening is on the mind! The Vilano Community Garden is blossoming nicely at North Shores Park. Under the leadership of Tisa Chamberlain, president of North Shores Improvement Association, volunteers continue to invest their time and talents in growing a variety of greenery.

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  16. St. Augustine man found guilty of armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    It took a jury about 15 minutes to find a St. Augustine man guilty of robbery with a weapon Wednesday. When Hammond entered the store about 2 p.m. Sept.

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  17. Tourism leaders enjoying robust period, looking to sustain momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    ... give people a place to park. "With success comes challenges," said Richard Goldman, CEO and president of the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau (VCB). Goldman added that pretty much any North Florida coastal ...

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  18. Stolen valor? Elkton man accused of posing as Navy AdmiralRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WTLV

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- An Elkton man accused of posing as a retired U.S. Navy Admiral was arrested Wednesday on felony and misdemeanor charges, authorities said.

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  19. Conch House suspends Reggae Sunday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    ... The Reggae Sunday events have drawn crowds of people for years to the restaurant/bar on Comares Avenue in St. Augustine. It's especially popular with young adults, and there have been reports that it was very busy Sunday, which was part of the ...

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  20. Flagler College Youth Ministry director to retire in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Capital Soup

    Martha Shinn with family members after her retirement ceremony, in May ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - For more than three decades, Youth Ministry Director Martha Shinn has been drawing upon her faith to serve as a quiet, yet steadfast force in the lives of young adults.

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