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PGA Tour Unveils Renderings For New Global Headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach

The PGA Tour Friday announced plans to consolidate its offices into one almost 200,000-square-foot building in Ponte Vedra Beach. The pro-golf nonprofit also promises to expand its workforce by 300 people.

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Long-awaited plans to build a new convention center in downtown Jacksonville could finally be moving ahead.

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As the one year anniversary of the Women's March on Washington draws near men and women across the country are preparing to come together again to take action. 

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Maintenance work on Jacksonville’s Mathews Bridge means lane closures and detours this weekend.

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Some advocates are monitoring efforts before the Florida Legislature and in Jacksonville that could chip away at LGBT protections the city enacted last year.


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Daily’s Place amphitheater will be turned into “Idea City,” according to One Spark organizers.

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Despite U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s declaration last week that Florida wouldn’t be considered as part of a White House offshore oil-drilling proposal, waters near the state’s Gulf and Atlantic coasts may continue to be under review.

Proposals To Restore Felons' Voting Rights Move Forward

Jan 19, 2018

Two proposals that would automatically restore voting rights to felons who have served their sentences were approved Thursday by a Florida Constitution Revision Commission panel.

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Florida lawmakers have started moving forward with a proposal to revamp rules for the payday-loan industry, allowing customers to borrow larger amounts of money over longer periods of time.

State Colleges Wary As Florida Senate Seeks Changes

Jan 18, 2018
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A bill that would create a new governance board for the state college system and impose a limit on the number of four-year degrees awarded by the colleges advanced in the Senate on Wednesday.

State Senators Back Two 'Holiday' Periods For Hurricane Supplies

Jan 17, 2018
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Floridians would be able to buy hurricane supplies without paying sales taxes during two weeks in June and July, under a bill approved Tuesday by a key Senate committee.

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In 1983, the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto tried a grand experiment. While the singers performed Elektra in German onstage, simultaneous translations in English were projected above the stage. These "supertitles," as they've come to be known, were quickly adopted at opera houses and are now an expected part of the opera-going experience.

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You might think that long-distance partners are less happy in their relationship than couples who live near each other. But it turns out many studies have found that long-distance partners report equal or higher levels of trust and satisfaction than couples who live close to one another.

So, how do couples keep the magic alive when they're miles – and an ocean — apart?

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