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Report: For U2C Success, Jacksonville’s Downtown Needs Equal Development, More Residents

A D.C.-based think tank has some suggestions for how the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s planned Skyway replacement can be successful, according to a presentation Friday . But they’re not the kind of tweaks you can make overnight.

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Kids and teenagers in Jacksonville’s more violent neighborhoods have a safe place to hang out on the weekends this summer, courtesy of the city.

Business Brief: Restaurant Openings; Winn-Dixie Tries To Reinvent Itself

Jun 22, 2018
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Many new restaurants are coming to the First Coast.

That’s as a troubled local grocery chain is trying to reinvent itself.

Jacksonville Daily Record Editor Karen Mathis joined WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo to talk about these food trends in this week’s Business Brief.

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Starting Monday, motorists will be able to use the exit ramp from northbound Interstate 95 onto Atlantic Boulevard.

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Jason Hamilton was sitting at his company’s booth surrounded by 21 other business tables Friday afternoon. Hamilton has been working at TIAA Bank, formerly Everbank, sorting mail for about 17 years. 

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A record number of Americans are expected to hit the highways and the skyways this July Fourth.

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More than a month after the Lakeland City Commission voted to move the Confederate memorial from the center of downtown, fundraising has slowed and tensions continue.

Jason Bellows was a Florida inmate on his way out of prison and back into the real world. 

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed a more than decade-long cleanup at Cascades Park. A manufactured gas plant closed more than 50 years ago had contaminated the area’s soil with chemicals.

Traffic, sea-level rise and the Everglades are colliding after Miami-Dade commissioners voted Wednesday to advance a potential expressway extension to state regulators.

The proposal to extend State Road 836 aims to reduce traffic for commuters in the West Kendall area. Driving the 20 or so miles to downtown Miami during rush hour can take an hour and a half -- or more.

Hillsborough commissioners will allow voters to decide if they want non-partisan elections in the races of five county officials.

Commissioners voted Wednesday to hold a referendum in November. The proposal would affect races for county sheriff, clerk of the court, property appraiser, tax collector and supervisor of elections.

The vote was 5-2 along party lines with Republican commissioners in favor of nonpartisan elections.

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