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Three astronomers who discovered a minor planet more than a decade ago are now asking the public to help them name it.

Fla. Senate Poised To Back Move Of Law Enforcement Officers From FWC To DEP

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A shift of 19 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission law-enforcement officers to the Department of Environmental Protection, a change sought by Gov. Ron DeSantis, was teed up Wednesday by the Senate for a final vote.

The Jaxson

JEA is preparing to move its headquarters just a few blocks to the southwest in downtown Jacksonville.

But as The Jaxson’s Mike Field tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo in this week's segment, the slight move could have a big impact on walkability in the area.

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A University of North Florida student is sharing the story of her difficult childhood in a new book and upcoming feature film. 

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We took a closer look at the rapidly expanding medical marijuana market here in Florida with Columnist Shelton Hull, who covers cannabis for Folio Weekly; and Jacksonville attorney Sally Kent Peebles, a Partner with Vicente Sederberg.

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A Jacksonville lawmaker’s push to ban so-called sanctuary cities through stiff penalties for communities that fail to fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities is gaining traction in the Florida Legislature.  

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A Jacksonville lawmaker’s push to ban so-called sanctuary cities through stiff penalties for communities that fail to fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities is gaining traction in the Florida Legislature.  

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An electric-powered bicycle sharing program is coming to St. Augustine late this summer.

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With less than a month to go before the May 14 runoff election, WJCT is profiling the candidates in the 5 City Council races.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday downplayed growing concerns that President Donald Trump is putting Florida’s coastal waters back in play for oil exploration.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Chefs Matthew and David Medure are launching a new culinary concept – Midtown Table – at Gateway Village at Town Center.

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HENRY HAGNÄS

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s new report on the practice of solitary confinement, the Florida Department of Corrections holds approximately 10,000 people – more than 10 percent of its population – in solitary on any given day. To put that number in perspective, the nationwide average was 4.5 percent in 2018.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Wawa Inc., which opened its ninth area store Tuesday, is closing in on a Downtown presence and might secure the location in several weeks.

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Jacksonville Daily Record

Retiring Jacksonville Chief Administrative Officer Sam Mousa says his successor, Mayor Lenny Curry’s Chief of Staff Brian Hughes, has a lot to learn but is up to the task.

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Wednesday is supposed to be a nice day and if you have a hankering for fresh air and fitness, an event at Hanna Park may be just for you.

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