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Plaintiff In Council Residency Suit Asks Judge To Expidite Case

A lawyer and resident of Jacksonville’s Northside is asking a Duval County judge for emergency relief in her lawsuit against Florida Governor Rick Scott and newly-minted District 10 Councilman Terrance Freeman.

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Harvest Baptist Church was preparing to build a new campus on property it bought along the Arlington Expressway when the call came with another option.

Jacksonville-Based Healogics Agrees To $22.51 Million Settlement

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy provider Healogics Inc. agreed to pay up to $22.51 million to settle allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act by knowingly causing wound care centers to bill Medicare for unnecessary and unreasonable treatments.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Two threatened Eastern indigo snakes hatched on July 10 and 11 at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

New Fire Station Set For Jacksonville's Busiest Growth Area

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Florida Times-Union

More fire protection is finally on the way for one of Jacksonville’s most prolific growth areas after a long search by city officials for sites to build a new fire station.

Officials Urge Caution Around Smoldering Duval Wildfire

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Jacksonville Fire-Rescue Department

A wildfire could reduce visibility for drivers on Jacksonville’s Southside this Monday.

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Broward Judge Elizabeth Scherer set a tentative trial timeline Monday afternoon for the confessed gunman in the Parkland school massacre.

The court's goal is to start Nikolas Cruz' s trial in September of 2019.

"This case needs to move along so that everyone's rights are preserved, but in a timely manner," Scherer said.

Recent media reports detailing mistakes by Florida’s Department of Agriculture in issuing firearm permits have some advocacy organizations calling for further investigation. The League of Women Voters is asking Attorney General Pam Bondi to conduct the probe.

Florida's Economy Reaches $1 Trillion

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Florida’s economy has reached the $1 trillion gross domestic product milestone, according to the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

“Becoming a $1 trillion economy means Florida is continuing to grow and create jobs, keeping unemployment lower than the national average, and creating economic opportunity,” Jerry Parrish, the foundation’s chief economist, said in a press release.

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft's salary during the 2016-17 fiscal year placed her among the nation's top 10 highest paid presidents at public universities, based on data released from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

A state investigative panel plans to interview officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation about why they failed to act on a tip that could have prevented the Parkland shooting.

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Florida recipients of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants from deportation are in Washington, D.C., this week, calling on Congress to pass a law that will let them remain in the U.S. 

Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Haiti, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras will face deportation in the next two years after the Trump administration's recent decisions to end protections for immigrants from those countries. The program has provided immigrants with temporary lawful status and work authorization. 

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a summit of two world powers that have long been at odds. Presidents Trump and Putin projected an image of two countries moving to improve relations. For his part, President Trump downplayed accusations of Russian interference in US politics, despite US intelligence findings. This, on a day that US prosecutors unveiled new charges of a Russian conspiracy and Congressional leaders denounced Russia as hostile to America and an adversary.

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The Ambassador Hotel coming back to life?

Downtown Jacksonville's hotel development boom picks up steam as a new proposal to bring back the long abandoned Ambassador Hotel materializes.

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