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  1. Company files $75M lawsuit against City of Jacksonville, JEARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Claiming that the City of Jacksonville and JEA compromised a pivotal deal with St. Johns County, among other things, Fluid Dynamics Holdings LLC has filed a $75 million federal lawsuit against the two entities. Fluid Dynamics accused both parties of defamation, slander and interfering with business.

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  2. Company's $75 million lawsuit says Jacksonville, JEA slandered firm, drove off business dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A water-equipment company filed a $75 million federal lawsuit against Jacksonville and JEA, arguing agency officials slandered the business and drove off lucrative deals. The suit by Fluid Dynamics Holdings LLC accuses the city of defamation, slander and interfering with business and contract relationships which hurt the company's marketing of a water-conservation system called Precision Flow.

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  3. St. Augustine Aquarium breaks ground at site off SR 16Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM St. Johns County Commissioner Jeb Smith walks with St. Augustine Aquarium, Snorkel Adventure and Zip Line owner Shawn Hiester near the site where an 80,000-gallon outdoor snorkel tank will be built on the attraction's property. Smith and Hiester toured the property at 2045 State Road 16 after a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, March 30, 2015.

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  4. Police reports for March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    A worker at a St. Augustine Payless Shoe Source store was arrested Friday after being accused of stealing from her employer. After a two-month investigation by the store's regional loss prevention manager, Zoe Thompson of Hastings was accused of processing fraudulent returns of merchandise to the Cobblestone Village store and keeping the money, according to a release from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Store employee arrested after stealing from businessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    After a two-month investigation by the store's regional loss prevention manager, it was discovered that Zoe Thompson of Hastings was processing fraudulent returns of merchandise to the Cobblestone Village store and keeping the money, according to a release from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. St. Augustine couple breaks ground on 'dream' aquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    "It's like a dream come true ... and it hasn't even begun yet," said Shawn Hiester , who with his wife Kathy, is behind the aquarium. The Hiesters, who at this point are funding the $8 million project entirely on their own, announced in December that they had finalized the purchase of the 5-acre site on which the aquarium will be built.

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  7. Job growth slows, jobless rate steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville's unemployment rate was basically steady in February but job growth slowed, according to data released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The unemployment rate in the Jacksonville metropolitan area - consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties - fell from 5.8 percent in January to 5.6 percent in February, the agency said.

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  8. Florida Highway Patrol monitors controlled burn in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The Florida Highway Patrol is continuing to monitor a 76-acre controlled burn in the area of Faver Dykes State Park, which can affect roadways in the area. FHP reminds drivers to reduce their speed when necessary and use their low beam headlights to adapt to the changing conditions.

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  9. Tea Party Engages Law Enforcement over Overpass RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    For a couple of months, an organization known as Overpasses for America , has been calling for a national rally protesting amnesty, between March 27 through the 30th. In concert with the national effort, the St. Augustine Tea Party staged a demonstration at the World Golf Village's I 95, exit 323 overpass.

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  10. Police report for March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The following is from police reports from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office (SJCSO), Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and St. Augustine Beach Police Department (SABPD):

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  11. Enjoy the Pinwheel Parade on April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Historic City News

    Robin Burchfield, St. Augustine Youth Services Director of Development, announced to local Historic City News reporters the upcoming activities planned as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since 1989, people nationwide wear blue ribbon and carry blue pinwheels in April to create awareness of the need to keep kids safe and families strong during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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  12. St. Johns County property taxes due TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Augustine Record

    The office of the St. Johns County Tax Collector is reminding local property owners that 2014 property taxes are due Tuesday. Taxes can be paid online at www.sjctax.us , by mail if postmarked no later than the Tuesday deadline or in person at any of five branch locations.

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  13. Governor's Office: 15 applicants for St. Johns County Commission seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Augustine Record

    With just more than a week to go before Cyndi Stevenson knows whether she will have a new job in the Florida House, her old job is still open. The former St. Johns County commissioner is running for the House District 24 seat that will be vacated by Rep. Doc Renuart, who resigned to run for the Florida Senate District 6 seat.

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  14. One person in serious condition after I-95 wreck; jail log for March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Augustine Record

    One person was flown to UF Health Jacksonville in serious condition Saturday following a wreck involving a motorcycle on Interstate 95. When emergency personnel arrived at I-95, near the State Road 207 interchange at around noon, they found one trauma patient lying on the road, said Capt. Jeremy Robshaw, a spokesman for St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

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  15. St. Johns County Sheriff's Office names Deputy of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM St. Johns County Sheriff Deputy Rafael Fuentes is recipient of the Sheriff's Office's Deputy Guy White award for 2015. The award is given annually to the agency's officer of the year.

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  16. It is illegal to misuse emergency 9-1-1 numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Historic City News

    At about 5:00 a.m. this morning, St Johns County deputies arrested a 28-year-old St Augustine man for misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Historic City News has also learned that he is also facing 16-counts of misuse of the emergency 9-1-1 system.

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  17. 7th Annual Dog Day AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Historic City News

    St. Johns CARES reported to Historic City News that Sunday, March 29th, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. is the 7th Annual "Dog Day Afternoon" benefitting Ayla's Acres. The fundraiser will host dogs and their owners as they enjoy the popular canine obstacle course, dog washes, "pet-i-cures" , pet adoptions, photographs and special demonstrations as well as low cost micro-chipping and vaccines from Julington Creek Animal Hospital.

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  18. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Historic City News

    Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. San Marco Avenue Nighttime complete road closure Monday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Dismukes Street to May Street for Florida Power & Light to replace power poles.

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  19. Court: Don't Blame High Heels For Slip & FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | CBS Local

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  20. Guided Kayak ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Historic City News

    Guided kayak tours of Hallowes Cove at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 2 and Saturday, April 4 launching from River Town Park, located Between Switzerland and Orangedale on State Road 13, across from River Town Community in St. Augustine. The trip will provide participants with the opportunity to spend the day exploring a riverfront wilderness, learning about the local history, and discovering the flora and fauna found along the St. Johns River with St. Johns County Naturalist AyoLane Halusky.

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