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  1. K-9 Baron to be honored FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The public is invited to attend a ceremony Friday to honor K-9 Baron, the police dog who was killed in the line of duty. Deputy Farrah Ashe will be presented with a WAR DOG Medal by the U.S. War Dogs Association to honor K-9 Baron Friday.

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  2. Women's History calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    "Celebrate Women in History 2015," as part of the FirstThursday B2B meeting, noon, Jacksonville Urban League, 901 W. Union St., second floor conference room. Program to honor and pay tribute to the women who help make America a World Class country.

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  3. Florida Public Schools and the Test TweakersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    For several years, Florida parents and teachers have bristled at the centerpiece of the state's so-called education reforms.

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  4. Jeremy Banks and the Proxy WarRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    Story updated with consultant Barber's response. And boy howdy, you don't want to miss it.

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  5. Meth lab forces evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Residents in a Mandarin neighborhood are allowed back in their homes after a meth lab investigation forced an evacuation. ENCOURAGING NEWS.

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  6. Ear infections more common in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    ... wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough, and don't eat or drink after other people. Finally, in St Johns County at Healing Arts Urgent Care in St Augustine they're treating a stomach bug. It comes with a fever, cramps, nausea and vomiting. ...

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  7. Former St. Johns County employee pleads guilty to extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Will Rogers, 64, was employed by the county as a construction inspector, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida. In August 2013, a St. Johns County businessman reported Rogers to the FBI, saying Rogers was extorting money from him during his inspections of the business.

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  8. Man kills dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: News4Jax spoke to the family of a St. Johns County man accused of killing his dog with a machete. WE POSTED A LINK TO IT ON NEWS 4 JAX, INSIDE THE STORY ABOUT THE CRASH.V#U?iNiNi COVERING ST.

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  9. Couple's rental home raidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: A St. Johns County couple, charged with growing Marijuana in their rental home, is now suing the county. The couple claims that they've been denied access to their belonging since their arrests.

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  10. Police reports for March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from police reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (SJCSO), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF):

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  11. Group tries to overturn sign-spinning ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    SHELDON.GARDNER@STAUGUSTINE.COM James Stewart holds a sign on San Sebastian View near the county auditorium before a Tuesday County Commission meeting. In the background is Jeff Cappelletti, who travels outside of St. Johns County tow work as a sign-spinner.

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  12. St. Augustine loses local war heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Through his career, Colonel Ed Taylor earned three Silver Star medals, the Legion of Merit medal, three Distinguished Flying Cross medals, the Soldier's Medal , four Bronze Star medals with "V" for valor, the Meritorious Service Medal, nine Air Medals with "V" for valor, three Army Commendation Medals with "V" for valor, the Purple Heart for wounds sustained in combat and a variety of other service ribbons and medals. Considered an "Atomic Veteran," Taylor was exposed directly to a 27-kiloton nuclear blast and was a member of the U.S. Veterans Administration's Atomic Veterans Board for Dosage Reconstruction.

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  13. St. Johns County noise ordinance could be revisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Commissioners heard the ordinance Tuesday on first reading. No vote was required, and the revised ordinance will be up for final reading and enactment March 17. The revision only tweaks the existing ordinance, which was passed in 2011, said David Migut, senior assistant county attorney.

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  14. St. Johns County students report learning gains with Digital 1:1 Pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The goal is for students to engage in a technology-rich environment that enhances teaching, learning and the development of life skills. Bruce Patrou, chief information officer for the district, said whatever is filtered on in-school computers is what students see at home.

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  15. Couple: Growhouse was medical necessityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    The St. Johns County husband and wife arrested for growing marijuana in their St. Augustine rental home last month have filed a lawsuit against the county because they said they've been denied access to their belongings ever since. Deputies raided Scott and Marsha Yandell's house on Feb. 11, confiscating dozens of marijuana plants, as well as other cultivating devices.

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  16. St. Johns County man sentenced to 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM a Charles Cook stands before Judge Michael Traynor during his sentencing hearing for lewd or lascivious molestation of a child in the St. Johns County courthouse on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Cook, who was convicted by a jury in December of 2014, was sentenced by Traynor to 25 years in prison.

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  17. County inspector enters plea on extortion chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    Historic City News has learned that a former construction inspector, employed by St Johns County, pled guilty in federal court yesterday to extortion of local businesses who were the subject of his inspections - he now faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. In August 2013, one of his victims informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation that 64-year-old Will Randy Rogers was harassing him and threatening to report non-existent code violations against his various businesses.

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  18. SJC employee pleads guilty to extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 4 Jax

    A St. Johns County businessman notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation in August 2013 that Rogers, then a construction inspector employed by St. Johns County, had been extorting money from him in connection with Rogers' inspections of his various businesses, which shipped products out of the state of Florida, according to the plea agreement. According to the businessman, Rogers harassed him by threatening to report non-existent code violations that, if reported, would have had a negative financial impact on the businesses.

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  19. Former St. Johns County employee faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to extortion chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A 64-year-old St. Augustine man who worked for St. Johns County pleaded guilty Monday to extortion charges and faces up to 20 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Will Randy Rogers worked as a construction inspector for the county when a businessman reported him to the FBI in August 2013 after paying him $1,500, prosecutors said.

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  20. Lead Letter: Commissioner hails St. Johns County's economic progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

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

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