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Getting more people qualified for the workforce is the goal of a Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce program called Earn Up. Its efforts recently earned the Chamber a competitive national grant of $40,000 to expand its reach.

Popular Popsicle Shop To Open In San Marco

Aug 5, 2016
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Fans of made-from-scratch popsicles in flavors like strawberry basil and champagne mango will soon be able to get their fix in San Marco.

Part of Jacksonville's technology ecosystem has been shut down, with 40 workers being laid off.


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Jacksonville-based EverBank Financial Corp. might soon have a new owner.

The local bank said it is in advanced negotiations during an exclusive period that ends Aug. 8. It would not identify the financial institution it is talking with, but an analyst with Raymond James & Associates told the Business Journal that TD Bank is the most likely suitor. 


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Amazon announced Wednesday morning Jacksonville will be the home of its new 800,000-square-foot distribution center.

The facility will be built on Jacksonville’s Northside, near the airport.

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