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PACE Center

A Jacksonville-based nonprofit that helps keep girls out of jail is expanding into Georgia as it celebrates its 35th anniversary. 

The PACE Center for Girls focuses on prevention as part of Florida’s juvenile justice system. 

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to have found his convenience store.

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The Timucuan Parks Foundation will be coordinating volunteer cleanups this Saturday, September, 21, at Fort Caroline National Memorial, Kathyrn Abbey Hanna Park and the Reddie Point Preserve.

Corcoran Pushes Changes In State College System

17 hours ago
News Service of Florida

Florida education czar Richard Corcoran bristles at being called a disrupter.

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According to a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Jacksonville ranks among the worst cities in the nation when it comes to energy efficiency and promoting clean energy.

VyStar Will Build Downtown Parking Garage Near Laura Street Trio

18 hours ago
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Downtown Investment Authority voted Wednesday to partially terminate a lease agreement between Barnett Tower LLC and the city to construct a parking garage at the southwest corner of Main and Forsyth streets.

Mayor Curry Says Technology Is Helping Get 'Serial Trigger Pullers' Off Streets

19 hours ago

It has been a violent year in Jacksonville, and the city's mayor, the sheriff and the state attorney said Wednesday they're working hard to bring the crime rate down.

The Main Street Bridge in Downtown Jacksonville
Blake Allen

When it comes to clean energy policies, Jacksonville is one of the worst cities in the nation, according to a new report.

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Jacksonville's main post office is holding a passport fair is being held Saturday, September 21, for people who can’t make it in during regular business hours.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A proposal to create an 18 unit micro-apartment complex in Jacksonville’s Cathedral District goes before the Downtown Development Review Board for final approval Thursday afternoon.

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NPR’s new project, The Plastic Tide, explores the effects of plastic waste on our environment.

News Service of Florida

Moments after he was formally elected Tuesday to serve as Florida’s next House speaker, Palm Harbor Republican Chris Sprowls waded into issues such as bolstering the state’s finances and addressing climate change.

Jury Selection Begins In Fraud Trial For Ousted Jax City Council Members

Sep 18, 2019
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City of Jacksonville

The trial of two former Jacksonville City Council members on federal fraud charges began Wednesday with jury selection.

News Service of Florida

Bamboozled. That’s the sentiment Senate Minority Leader Audrey Gibson expressed after testimony Monday from a panel of experts who appeared before a Senate committee exploring issues related to mass violence and white nationalism. 

Tropical weather outlook
FPREN

Wednesday morning update: Tropical Storm Imelda came ashore in southeast Texas Tuesday evening, but will continue to produce heavy rain and possible flooding as a remnant tropical low through the day Wednesday. Tropical Depression Ten intensified overnight and became the season's tenth named storm, Tropical Storm Jerry.

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