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  1. Fallen soldiers from wars in Iraq, Afghanistan added to memorial in PlazaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

    On a day when all who served the country and have died were honored, the Pilot Club of St. Augustine helped to add an extra remembrance for four local veterans. Joining those from St. Johns County who died in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, the names of local servicemen who died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were added to the War Memorial in a ceremony Monday morning at Plaza de la Constitucion.

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  2. 'All the news is really good' in unemployment reportRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville's unemployment rate dropped in April, with a pickup in construction activity helping to add jobs in the region. The jobless rate for the Jacksonville metropolitan area - Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties - fell from 5.5 percent in March to 5.1 percent in April, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Friday.

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  3. St Johns County isn't paradise if you can't afford housingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Bill Lazar provided local Historic City News reporters with a copy of the recently released " 2015 Home Matters " report from the Florida Housing Coalition. The report is an in-depth look at housing needs for St. Johns County residents that Lazar says is worth the time to reach - for yourself and your family.

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  4. Memorial Day EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Memorial Day Observance , presented by the city of Jacksonville, pre-ceremony, 8:30 a.m.; ceremony 9 a.m.; Veterans Memorial Wall, 1145 E. Adams St. Pre-ceremony music by Navy Band Southeast. Patriotic dress suggested.

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  5. Jail log for May 24Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

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

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  6. Ancient City Chapter of the MOAA brings St. Augustine military history to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    GRAHAM MARTIN/CORRESPONDENT Retired Marine Capt. Ben Reep, left, talks with retired Marine Maj.

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  7. Editorial: The Record prints retraction - sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    Why in the name of God would anyone who wants to know what's going on with elected government officials in St Johns County read the St Augustine Record? From May 23, 2015 St Augustine Record: "In an editorial Friday, we chided our new District 24 Rep. Paul Renner for, basically, being MIA around St. Johns County since his election. We received a message from School Board chair Bev Slough who was able to enlighten us on three occasions she's seen Renner speaking locally and recently.

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  8. A summer camp for every interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    No matter what your child's interest, there's a camp in St. Johns County to keep him or her engaged this summer. Adventures in the Estuary Camp provides a fun and educational way for children to discover the importance of the coastal community, explore the many habitats found at the GTM Research Reserve and to participate in research projects just like the biologists who work there.

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  9. Jail log from May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Detectives arrested one person on a methemphetamine-related charge and other charges after serving a search warrant on Colee Street on Friday night, said Chuck Mulligan, St. Johns County Sheriff's spokesman. After serving the warrant, authorities believe they found materials used in manufacturing methamphetamine, Mulligan said.

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  10. Concerts in the Plaza returns for 25th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The free concerts in the Plaza de la ConstituciA3n, run all summer, at 7 p.m. every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The series is known for showcasing the best in regional musical talent, including bluegrass and blues, jazz and country, swing and folk, old time and popular rock.

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

    Yesterday | 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. Nighttime lane closures Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Genoply Street to Dismukes Street for replacement of electric poles.

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  12. A celebration of history in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    With a click of an interactive map, people will soon be able to search a trove of St. Augustine's history. John Nemmers is on the project team that developed a searchable database of records, and he detailed the public database at the World Golf Village on Saturday.

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  13. Editorial: We owe our veterans better than thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Historic City News

    ... utmost respect for our returned soldiers. The US Veterans Administration has really dropped the ball with St Johns County's thousands of veterans who are eligible for medical benefits. The investigation of the fiasco with the existing community ...

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  14. Child injured in St. Johns County wreckRead the original story

    Saturday | WTLV

    A child is being flown to a Jacksonville hospital after a wreck on Interstate 95 south of the World Golf Village exit. Child injured in St. Johns County wreck A child is being flown to a Jacksonville hospital after a wreck on Interstate 95 south of the World Golf Village exit.

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  15. Rescued sea turtle coming to Sea Life MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WXYZ

    Benson the sea turtle was stranded in 2014 at Anastasia State Park in St. Johns County, Fla. He was hit by a boat, which caused a caudal carapace fracture, when then caused cold-stunning, a hypothermic reaction.

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  16. St Johns County Assaults the First Amendment Rights of its CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    One Lone Patriot Fights for Freedom For the past year and a half, William Rosenstock has been fighting the good fight to preserve free speech in the St. Augustine Beach Pier Park, which is located in St. Johns County, Florida. Mr. Rosenstock, a Coast Guard veteran, takes his responsibility as a citizen and as a former member of the Armed Forces, seriously.

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  17. Education roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Augustine Record

    In mid-July, postcards will be sent home to the parents of all potential bus riders giving them the bus stop, times and bus number for their students. According to the district's transportation department, 175 bus routes will transport about 60 percent of the district's students twice a day once school starts on Aug. 10. The St. Johns County School Board and the St. Johns Education Association reached a tentative agreement on the 2014-17 contract for district teachers.

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  18. St. Augustine Beach to host annual beach paddle tennis tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Augustine Record

    Those in search of watching a tennis tournament where an American man actually stands a chance of winning may be better served heading down to either Ron Parker Park or Treaty Park this weekend. It's closer and cheaper than a trip to Roland Garros.

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  19. Provost Greg McLeod leaving SJR State's St. Augustine campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Augustine Record

    Greg McLeod, St. Johns River State College's St. Augustine provost, is leaving the school in June to accept a position with Thomas Nelson Community College in Virginia. McLeod joined SJR State in 2011.

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  20. St. Joseph Academy graduates 63 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Augustine Record

    PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM Saint Joseph Academy salutatorian Samantha Cosme gives her commencement speech during the school's 142nd graduation ceremony held in Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium on Friday, May 22, 2015. PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM Saint Joseph Academy graduating seniors listen to Sister Susan Foster, the school's vice principal, give their commencement speech during their graduation ceremony.

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