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Candidates for the top job at Jacksonville’s only historically black college will meet with students and faculty Wednesday.

Edward Waters College has named the two finalists to replace outgoing President Nat Glover.

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A trio of health clinics for cash-strapped seniors is opening in Jacksonville this summer.

The primary-care clinics are set to serve as many as 9,000 people.

Jacksonville Man Charged In 2017 Westside Murder

Mar 12, 2018
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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a murder that happened on the city’s Westside last September.

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JEA’s income has dipped over the last decade, according to a presentation Thursday before a special City Council committee that’s considering selling the publicly-owned company.

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After weeks of uncertainty, the directors of Florida programs meant to reduce infant mortality are breathing a sigh of relief.

Lawmakers Wednesday agreed to keep their funding the same as last year instead of slashing it by 30 percent, which is what Senate leaders wanted to do.

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Update 1:40 p.m.: Florida budget chiefs have agreed on a proposed spending plan. It's still unclear how Healthy Start Coalitions fared. This is a developing story.

If Florida Senate leaders get their way, a statewide network of prenatal care providers will see an approximately 30 percent funding cut.

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Florida lawmakers have agreed on funding for the state’s conservation-land-buying program, Florida Forever. The plan is to spend more than 100-million-dollars on it next year.

But a stalled measure would’ve guaranteed recurring funding for years to come.

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The future of spinal injury therapy is now and in Jacksonville. Brooks Rehabilitation hospital announced Friday that it’s the first in the country to offer a new kind of robotic treatment.

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The Jacksonville Home and Patio Show is underway this weekend at the Prime Osborn Convention Center downtown.

Northeast Florida Highways Are Seeing Fewer Crashes

Feb 28, 2018
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Crashes on interstates Northeast Florida saw a sharp reduction from 2016 to 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.

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Environmental groups and local governments are sounding the alarm about Florida legislative proposals that would change how new development is planned.

The most wide-ranging measure is heading to the House floor.

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Florida lawmakers are debating several measures aimed at preventing mass shootings, and some law enforcement officials are calling for another one: Making it easier to detain certain people suffering from mental illness.

But the leader of the state’s largest psychologist lobbying group cautions that unfairly puts too many people in the crosshairs.