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Business Brief: Entertainment Boom A Sign Of A Healthy Jacksonville Economy

Sep 14, 2018
Cathey standing in front of "Smash" sign.
Karen Mathis / Jacksonville Daily Record

Northeast Florida is seeing a boom in new entertainment venues.

As Jacksonville Daily Record editor Karen Mathis tells WJCT’s Jessica Palombo, that’s a sign of a healthy economy.

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The tenth State of the River Report has been released, and the detailed analysis of the health and status of the Lower St. Johns River Basin and its tributaries shows mixed results.

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Clay County is making it easier for people to pay fines and court costs.

Soderberg and Waltz campaign photos

The candidates running for Northeast Florida’s 6th Congressional District have agreed to two debates before the November 6th general election.

Jacob Sippel / U.S. Navy/Naval Hospital Jacksonville

A North Carolina military couple evacuated to Northeast Florida to escape Hurricane Florence will return home with a family double the size.

Skyline photo: RYAN KETTERMAN / VISIT JACKSONVILLE, 5G graphic: Nicosariego / Wikimedia Commons

This week AT&T announced Jacksonville will be one of five additional cities in the U.S. to get its next-generation 5G before the end of the year.

Our Friday Media Roundtable on First Coast Connect featured Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth, radio host Angela Spears and Jacksonville Business Journal editor Timothy Gibbons (00:54).

Our panel discussed

Via News Service of Florida

A former Florida State University student convicted of fatally shooting another student in 2011 during a fraternity party is taking an appeal to the state Supreme Court.

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The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center will soon be taking in patients but first the outpatient facility will be hosting an open house in San Marco.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville is the site of the city’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration this weekend.

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is partnering with the Sulzbacher Center to help homeless women dress for success.

Lindsey Kilbride

Maybe it’s the abundance of coffee shops or variety of restaurants and bars, but a growing number of millennial-aged young adults are choosing to live in Jacksonville’s Riverside area.

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Visit Jacksonville is partnering with several local attractions and restaurants to offer special deals for Hurricane Florence evacuees this weekend.

Apple

You might not think Jacksonville’s medical community could get excited about a smartwatch but you’d be wrong.

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