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The second in a series of information-gathering workshops about JEA and its proposed sale is set for Monday morning.

Jacksonville Fire And Rescue Department

Starting Saturday, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department will begin providing fire and emergency services to Jacksonville Beach.

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This week on the Roundup, we took a closer look at the push to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida with Nick Hansen, Chairman, Make it Legal Florida; and John Kennedy, State Capital Reporter, GateHouse Media.

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Jacksonville University students, alumni and supporters who want to show off their Dolphin spirit now have a new way to do so.

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Climate Change Threatens 60% Of Toxic Superfund Sites, Including 5 In Jacksonville

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The building that once housed Fairfax Street Wood Treaters was still standing in 2012, when this photograph was taken.
Dan Scanlan / The Florida Times-Union

Sixty percent of the nation's heavily polluted Superfund sites—nearly 950 of them—are at risk from the impacts of climate change, including hurricane storm surges and flooding that could spread their toxic legacies into waterways, communities and farmland, a new federal report warns.

DeSantis Wants To Delay Health Insurance Changes

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Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to put on hold for another year an overhaul of the health insurance program that provides benefits to more than 366,000 state employees and family members across Florida.

AAA Predicts Busiest Thanksgiving Travel Period In More Than A Decade

Nov 21, 2019
Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

The auto club AAA is expecting the busiest Thanksgiving travel period since 2005.

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Nearly 6,000 inactive voters in Camden County, Ga. are in danger of not being able to participate in the state’s presidential preference primary next spring unless they let the elections office know they’re still around.

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Jacksonville’s Downtown waterfront will look very different in 2020 with a host of projects underway that will significantly change the view.

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Chicago Pizza, site of the August 26, 2018, deadly mass shooting at The Jacksonville Landing, has been leveled as the overall demolition of the former Downtown festival marketplace continues.

Update: Thursday's hearing has now concluded.

House Democrats are closing their second week of public impeachment hearings Thursday with testimony from two witnesses expected to detail events inside the White House and a key conversation involving President Trump.

Jessica Palombo

The owner of the Jacksonville Armada wants to build a soccer stadium on the city’s Eastside, just north of the existing venues for baseball, football and hockey. 

Surrounding the city land where the soccer stadium is being proposed is a historically black community that has struggled with economic development, and residents there are looking at their potential new neighbor with a mix of skepticism and hope.

City of Jacksonville

A $6 million renovation and improvement project is expected to get underway in the spring that will bring state-of-the-art water and sound shows to Friendship Fountain and its surrounding Southbank park.

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Can a single entity own the term “Jax” as a nickname for Jacksonville?

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