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  1. Local woman seeks justice for GM recall deathsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WTLV

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The death toll from General Motor's faulty ignition switch has risen to 19. A St. Johns County woman says she recently got a Local woman seeks justice for GM recall deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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  2. St. Johns: Protect local revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    St. Johns County commissioners want state legislators to stop hindering local revenue growth and stop passing unfunded mandates that burden the county. That message is being sent via the county's legislative action plan, which is a guide for local officials and state legislators.

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  3. Volunteers needed for Saturday Coastal Cleanup in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Officials with the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve will be at two sites during the event from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. About 650,000 volunteers worldwide collected 12.3 million pounds of trash last year, according to a release from the reserve. "The Ocean Trash Index presents state-by-state and country-by-country data about ocean trash collected and tallied by volunteers around the world," according to the release.

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  4. Judge bans couple from owning animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTLV

    Dozens of farm animals seized from a Flagler Estates home won't have to return to the couple accused of abusing and neglecting them, a judge has ruled. Judge bans couple from owning animals FLAGLER ESTATES, Fla.

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  5. Judge awards seized livestock to Sheriff for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Historic City News

    The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office was awarded 39 large animals following a court proceeding Wednesday. The animals were seized on August 22nd from a home on Nikolitch Avenue in Flagler Estates.

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  6. SJR State Board of Trustees elects chair, vice chairRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Mary Ellen Webb has been appointed as chair to the St. Johns County River State College Board of Trustees. She is currently employed with TD Bank as the vice president and market manager of northeast Florida.

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  7. Music by The Sea: Were you Spotted?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Man of Color performs under the St. Johns County Pier Pavilion during the Music by The Sea concert series Wednesday night.

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  8. Seized animals given to Sheriff's Office, to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    The 17 cows, nine pigs, 11 goats and two horses were removed after deputies were called to the home following a report of poor living conditions and neglect. The court found that the respondents, Tammy Denes and Donald Dunbar, both 40, were the owners of the animals and were unable to care for them.

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  9. County Commission agrees on 2015 budget; no change in millage rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    The county budget for fiscal year 2015 received final approval from the St. Johns County Commission on Wednesday, setting the aggregate millage rate at 7.2552. The rolled-back rate is the aggregate millage rate that would generate the same level of tax revenue from the previous year - less certain defined allowances like new construction.

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  10. St. Johns County School District pokes holes in charter school applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    "I think we identified a number of errors in the application because it was a generic application that was applied to seven different districts," said Tim Egnor, executive director for curriculum services for the district. "The numbers for enrollment didn't make sense, the budget aspects didn't make sense, and so now we see that those projections were probably for larger counties."

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  11. Rescuers sought for at-risk animals at Georgia animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    This blonde Labrador mix has 6 puppies that are 7 to 8 months old. Some of the puppies look like Shepherd mixes, others Lab mixes.

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  12. Semifinalists named in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Historic City News

    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Evanston, Illinois, announced to local Historic City News reporters that five local high school students in St Augustine and St Johns County schools have been selected to be included with approximately 16,000 other semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships, worth about $33 million, that will be offered next spring.

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  13. TPO long-range plans include harbor deepening and First Coast Expressway, will cost nearly $8 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization is adding about 20 new projects to its priority list the next 25 years, the most costly being a $118 million interchange modification to the junction of Interstates 10 295. The priority list consists of projects that will be worked on over the next five years, kicking off the long-range plans for the following two decades.

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  14. Airport Authority approves budget without property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Augustine Record

    At its final public hearing for the 2015 fiscal year budget on Monday, the St. Augustine-St. Johns County Airport Authority voted to adopt a budget that does not call for an assessment of ad valorem taxes.

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  15. Letters: JEA customers will be hurt by new EPA rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Bob.Self@jacksonville.com Residents sit on the front porch of their half of a duplex on Moncrief Road which is attached to the second unit which has been condemned as an unsafe structure. BJ's Grocery and the adjoining row of duplex houses on Moncrief Road at 13th Street West have been targeted by the city in its blight project.

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  16. Haunted tales open doors to old St. Augustine's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2013 | The Orlando Sentinel

    We're moved into prime day-trip weather, when cooler temperatures brighten the prospect of strolling historic streets, and none are more historic than St. Augustine's. I've always loved historian Michael Gannon's quip that by the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, St. Augustine was up for urban renewal.

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  17. "Sea Your History Weekend" at the St Augustine Lighthouse & MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Historic City News

    Professor Richard James Bell from the University of Maryland will headline Sea Your History Weekend, September 20th and 21st at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum. Although St. Augustine is most commonly known for its Spanish roots, the almost 450 year-old city has a storied British heritage as well.

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  18. Florida grad student's killer sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS News

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - An escaped Louisiana inmate convicted of killing a college grad student in northeast Florida has been sentenced to death.

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  19. Lighthouse to illuminate local ties to American Revolutionary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Augustine Record

    Richard James Bell, a professor from the University of Maryland, will headline Sea Your History Weekend Sept. 20-21 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum.

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  20. State suspends assessment exams for grades K-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | St. Augustine Record

    Education Commissioner and former St. Johns County schools official Pam Stewart has suspended its online assessment of students in kindergarten through second grade. Stewart noted in a memo to school district superintendents on Monday that teachers will observe children's reading abilities in a more informal setting.

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