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Ryan Ketterman for Visit Jacksonville

It looks as though Florida’s reputation as a friendly place to retire remains secure.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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

JTA

The newest leg of the First Coast Flyer rapid bus transit system is scheduled to open before the end of the year and that has the Jacksonville Transportation Authority going on a hiring spree.

New Fire Station Set For Jacksonville's Busiest Growth Area

Jul 16, 2018
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.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Chris King, one of the five major Democratic candidates running for governor. (01:08)

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

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.

Officials Urge Caution Around Smoldering Duval Wildfire

Jul 16, 2018
Jacksonville Fire-Rescue Department

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

Jacksonville Gas Prices

Jul 16, 2018
Anthony Inswasty / Wikimedia Commons

Court-Aided Intervention Available For Addicts

Jul 16, 2018
The Jacksonville Daily Record

Established in 1993, the Hal S. Marchman Alcohol and Other Drug Services Act provides for emergency assistance and temporary detention for people who need substance abuse evaluation or treatment.

LIVE VIDEO: Trump And Putin Joint News Conference

Jul 16, 2018
PBS NewsHour

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for a summit today in in Helsinki, Finland. 

The Florida Times-Union

A Jacksonville woman sued Gov. Rick Scott on Friday, alleging his appointment of Terrance Freeman to replace suspended City Councilman Reginald Brown was unlawful because he didn’t live in the district.

St. Johns County School District

As students and teachers get ready for school to start, St. Johns County is gearing up for the many volunteers who will be helping out this year.

The green, algae infested water is flowing out of Lake Okeechobee again.

Stacy Prato

Jimmy Patronis, current incumbent in Florida’s Chief Financial Officer race, announced his endorsement by the State Fraternal Order of Police Friday in Jacksonville.

Developers Of District Close On $18.6 Million Land Purchase From JEA

Jul 13, 2018
The District

Almost four years after Elements of Jacksonville Inc. submitted the winning proposal to purchase the old Southside Generating Station land, the company finally closed the deal by paying $18.6 million to JEA for the riverfront site that city leaders hope will change the downtown skyline by adding residential, office and hotel high-rises.

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