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The Florida Public Service Commission approved plans Monday to close a jointly owned coal-fired power plant in Jacksonville, with supporters saying the move will cut carbon-dioxide emissions and reduce some customer costs.

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This year 5,000 military families will have the chance to attend the annual TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, as well as a post-game concert at the Daily’s Place Amphitheater for free. 


The Jacksonville City Council is expected to approve its annual budget Tuesday evening.

One of the most contentious issues has been whether council should approve a priority of Mayor Lenny Curry: hiring 100 new police officers.

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The Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted Monday to hire longtime JAXPORT executive Eric Green as Chief Executive Officer.


Fraternal Order of Police President Steve Zona on Sunday called for two Jacksonville City Council members to make a public apology to police or resign.