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State attorney-elect Melissa Nelson said Monday the office needs to collaborate with the community to ensure laws are enforced in a fair and equitable manner.

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Saying Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s pension plan “kicks the can” down the road, former City Council presidents Bill Bishop and Stephen Joost are urging residents vote “no” in Tuesday’s election.

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Seven Republicans and one Democrat running for Congress in Northeast Florida answered audience questions at the Tiger Bay Club Friday.

Republican candidates Lake Ray, Steve Kaufman, Bill McClure, Deborah Katz-Pueschel, Hanz Tanzler, Ed Malin, John Rutherford and lone democrat David Bruderly are all taking a shot at Ander Crenshaw’s soon-to-be vacated District 4 congressional seat.

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Jacksonville Democrats gathered in a vacant lot on the city’s Northside this morning to express their disdain for the pension tax referendum on Duval County’s August primary ballot.

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Republicans vying to replace outgoing Congressman Ander Crenshaw shared a stage at the Jacksonville Zoo Tuesday for a forum hosted by Northside business leaders.

They’re all running against what they call “big government.”