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Updated 3/19 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed money for a Camp Blanding project Friday. 

Florida lawmakers had approved more than $1.6 million for expanding and renovating the military museum at Camp Blanding in Clay County.

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The Jacksonville Medical Examiner’s Office Monday received a mobile-unit to house more office space. It’s part of a $206,000 city plan to temporarily address the morgue’s overcrowding.

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U.S. Army

The fifth annual Jacksonville Women Veterans Recognition Week began Sunday, March 9. Daily events range from a recognition gala to conversations about challenges like homelessness.

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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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A Duval County School Board hopeful is upset over proposed city legislation that would prevent him from running this year while keeping his job as a University of North Florida professor.

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A group of Jacksonville City Council members want the city to help pay for businesses to replace failing septic tanks.

Duval County Public Schools

A Duval County School Board member is calling for the district to hold off on hiring a new superintendent until new members are elected this fall. That goes against the current timeline that would have the new superintendent in place before the next school year.

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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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Some LGBTQ advocates are looking for a stronger relationship with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, after they said police misidentified a transgender shooting victim as a man in February.  

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped in Jacksonville Wednesday  — part of his touring the state this week to tout his $500 million proposal to make schools safer. This comes two weeks after the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people.

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Avondale’s Fishweir Creek could be made swimmable by 2020 — that’s one of the goals behind an estimated $6,539,700 restoration project the Jacksonville City Council is set to approve Tuesday night.

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updated at 2/26 at 11:30 a.m. 

LGBT advocates are upset with the way the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is identifying a deceased shooting victim who they say was a transgender woman. Police haven’t announced any arrests in the murder.

Wondering About ‘E-Town’ On State Road 9B? Here’s What’s Happening There

Feb 23, 2018
Daily Record

David Weekley Homes, the first builder to stake a claim for development at E-Town in South Jacksonville, bought property in the emerging mixed-use community off Florida 9B, the Daily Record reports.

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Clay County Superintendent Addison Davis said he wants parents to know the district is taking online threats to Clay Schools seriously and his staff is actively working to ensure all buildings are secure.

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African-Americans and Latinos are twice as likely as whites to be denied traditional home loans in the Jacksonville area.

That’s the takeaway from a national investigation into unequal mortgage lending by Reveal and Center for Investigative Reporting.

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