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Members of Jacksonville’s Hispanic community got to meet with and hear from several candidates for state and federal offices at a forum on Tuesday night.

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Attorney Ges Selmont of Ponte Vedra Beach is the Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Congressman John Rutherford.

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The group Florida Realtors has poured $6.6 million into its political committee aimed at Amendment 2’s passage.

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First Coast area transportation seers are looking ahead to 2045, and they’re asking the public to help them create a blueprint for development.

Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office via Facebook

Although hurricanes are serious business, the Santa Rosa (Fla.) Sheriff's Office has decided there is also room to lighten up a little.

Duval County Supervisor of Elections

Keith Ivey has an image in his mind he can’t let go of.

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St. Augustine residents can report street flooding and clogged storm drains online as they face potential high winds, heavy rain and above-average high tides brought on by Hurricane Michael.

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Tuesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Florida 4th District Congressional candidate Ges Selmont. He’s challenging incumbent Republican John Rutherford (01:03). Rutherford was also invited but his office did not respond.

The Jaxson

The old house at 2000 Forbes Street in Riverside’s Five Points district is undergoing a transformation.

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Jacksonville City Council President Aaron Bowman held a meeting Monday to start assembling a task force to address public safety and crime.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is encouraging everyone in Duval County to stay alert and informed as Hurricane Michael makes its way toward Florida's Gulf Coast.

Duval Soil & Water

The Duval Soil and Water Conservation District Board has three openings to fill in the November 6 general election.

Soft Surroundings

Another retailer entering the Jacksonville market.

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Monday the Florida Department of Health in Duval County announced the confirmation of another new human case of the West Nile Virus infection in Jacksonville.

Three proposals on the November ballot that would make tax-related changes to the state Constitution have drawn conflicting views from the real-estate industry, local governments and other groups about the measures’ potential economic impacts.

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