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A Jacksonville community group that meets weekly to sing hymns in a Riverside bar is asking for help putting together lunches for people working on Thanksgiving.

Tim Kerr and his wife started a Beers and Hymns night at the bar The Silver Cow more than a year ago.


Katie Rice

An adoptive Jacksonville mother is asking the community for help making the holiday season brighter for her daughter with special needs.

Katie Rice said her 2-year-old daughter, Ansley, has a host of disabilities including microcephaly, cerebral palsy and seizures. She continues to defy odds, hitting milestones like her first birthday that doctors never thought she would.

To keep that momentum going, the family is hoping to buy a wheelchair accessible van to make sure Ansley makes it to her procedures.

Rehm To Announce Replacement On Wednesday's Show

Nov 15, 2016
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As many of you might know, after 37 years behind the mic Diane Rehm will retire at the end of the year.

We want you to be among the first to find out who will replace Rehm in 2017. Be sure to tune in at 10 a.m. Wednesday for the first hour of "The Diane Rheme Show." 

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Jacksonville held its annual Veterans Day Parade downtown on Friday.

Armed with colorful floats, several companies and groups took to the streets of downtown Jacksonville to show their appreciation for veterans.


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A Jacksonville woman is hoping to unite the community and offset some of the negative environmental effects of food production by creating small community farms.

A Northeast Florida nonprofit, The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida, awarded her $5,000 this month to begin the project.


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