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CHERISSE LAMB

A group of local scientists, scholars, and concerned citizens recently sent a letter to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry asking him to develop a comprehensive climate action plan for Jacksonville. So far the mayor has not responded.

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An Ocala Senate Republican is following a Jacksonville House Democrat in filing a proposal  that would require high schools to offer elective courses in the study of the Bible and religion.

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Jacksonville Beach City Council approved a change to an ordinance Monday night that could revoke permits allowing a bar or restaurant to sell alcohol after midnight if the business has too many violations in one year.

Owners Of Palm Valley Fish Camp Will Open St. Augustine Fish Camp

Nov 5, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Southern Table Hospitality, owners of North Beach, Palm Valley and Julington Creek Fish Camps, will add a fourth location in downtown St. Augustine by mid-January, according to WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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The Jacksonville Landing is cleared for demolition.

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A proposal to let Duval County voters choose whether the school superintendent should be elected has moved a step closer to being considered by state lawmakers. Under the current system the superintendent is selected by the school board.

Florida Blue Will Start Offering Lyft Rides To Health-Care Services

Nov 4, 2019
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Florida Blue announced that Affordable Care Act customers will have access to Lyft rides as part of the benefits package in individual health-insurance policies, beginning Feb. 1.

JENNIFER STATLICK

An effort to allow Floridians to add some personal sparkle to the Fourth of July and two other holidays makes its first appearance before a pair of legislative committees this week.

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A proposal is on the table to build Jacksonville’s tallest building.

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Ahead of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Sunday game in London, owner Shad Khan alluded to what he called a “50 year curse” when it comes down to Downtown development. Khan said he’s hopeful his plans to develop the area around the stadium will help downtown take off.

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Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer disagrees with some of the comments made over the weekend in London by Jaguars owner Shad Khan.

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Jacksonville residents are following a nationwide trend of staying in their homes longer.

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Beach restoration work will close Mickler’s Beachfront Park and parking lot weekdays starting this Monday, November 4.

Democrats: Trump's Decision To Become Florida Resident Shows State's Importance

Nov 1, 2019

Florida Democrats are crediting the Sunshine State’s significance in next year’s election for President Donald Trump’s decision to declare himself a full-time Florida man.

GOV. RON DESANTIS TRANSITION TEAM

On Friday’s program, we took a closer look at Florida’s Republican Party with Mike Haridopolos, author of  The Modern Republican Party of Florida and George Will, a columnist and the author of The Conservative Sensibility.

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