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If you’re looking for a tourist attraction to take visiting family or friends to this holiday season, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a suggestion: EverBank Field.


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The Jacksonville Beach City Council has taken a step toward banning medical marijuana dispensaries from setting up shop in the beachfront city.

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Veteran homelessness has dropped 80 percent in Jacksonville since 2009, that’s according to a new report from nonprofit Changing Homelessness.

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Clay County residents were among some of the hardest hit by Hurricane Irma in September and many are still recovering.

To help them get back on their feet quicker, a group of residents, lawmakers and even a rock star are pulling together more funding for a new initiative


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There’s been bad blood over the last few years between the owners of some food trucks and brick and mortar restaurants downtown over how the trucks should be regulated.


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The Jacksonville Humane Society will begin celebrating the grand opening of its new adoption, education and community resource center on Thursday.

The replacement shelter has been in the works for nearly a decade after a massive fire destroyed the original building and killed 86 cats and dogs back in 2007.


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The future of three low-performing Duval County schools is up in the air, as the district has to tell the state by Nov. 15 what it plans to do if they don’t make grades of at least a C this school year, said Superintendent Patricia Willis in a school board workshop Tuesday.

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More than a week after President Donald Trump declared a public health emergency over the opioid epidemic; Florida lawmakers are considering implementing one of his federal recommendations on the state level.

Sunshine State leaders will decide whether to expand the use of the state’s prescription drug monitoring program during next year’s legislative session.

But one Jacksonville doctor says that measure is treating the wrong addiction crisis.


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The Duval County School Board is holding the first of four scheduled community conversations Monday evening about what qualities are important in a new superintendent.

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Forget tailgating outside in lawn chairs before a football game.  Now, fans can buy a luxury train car for that purpose just across from EverBank Field — and the railcars may cost more than your home. 


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A month after the U.S. Coast Guard released its final report on the sinking of cargo freighter El Faro, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said he plans to file legislation.

But Nelson isn’t clear on exactly when or what kinds of measures he’d like to see implemented legislatively for a safer shipping industry.


'Small Business Saturday' Proposed By Florida House Member

Nov 3, 2017
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With a Senate committee scheduled to take up the issue Monday, a House Democrat has proposed creating a “Small Business Saturday” sales-tax holiday in November 2018.

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The rate of babies being born early is going up across the country. There were 8,000 more preterm births in the U.S. last year than the previous year, and Jacksonville’s rate is worse than the country’s.


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Thursday IKEA announced its schedule of grand opening events in an effort to generate buzz for the Swedish furniture chain's new Jacksonville store.

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A federal Food and Drug Administration advisory committee Wednesday recommended approval of a new injectable treatment for opioid addiction.

One Jacksonville addiction specialist participated in the drug trial that the panel examined data from.


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