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Historically, The Jacksonville Landing has been a prime gathering spot for fans in town for the annual Florida-Georgia game.

Mayo Clinic's Discovery and Innovation Building in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Thursday marks the grand opening of Mayo Clinic’s new Discovery and Innovation Building, home to a pioneering technology that will increase the number of lungs available for transplant as well as a new hub for Northeast Florida’s entrepreneurs to get together, share ideas, develop new products and services, and create new companies.

JEA's downtown Jacksonville headquarters.
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During hearings in Tallahassee, the state’s major utilities asked the Florida Public Service Commission to lower their energy efficiency goals to near zero, and in JEA’s case zero, over the next decade.

Jacksonville City Hall
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The Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee wants the full council to withdraw legislation to put a half-cent sales tax referendum before the voters. 

Gov. DeSantis Says Florida Is Better Prepared For A Recession

Aug 20, 2019
flgov.com

As state economists warn that the economy is slowing, Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida is better positioned for a recession than it was a decade ago.

Jacksonville City Hall
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The City of Jacksonville is overhauling its online resident-services portal for the first time since 2003, at a cost of $1.4 million. 

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the Putnam County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Pomona Park teenager.

HandyQuip (left) and Sardaka/Wikimedia Commons (right)

For those with disabilities, travel can seem out of reach.

Aerial view of downtown Jacksonville.
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Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that Jacksonville added 18,100 new private-sector jobs over the past year as the number of employed Floridians surpassed 10 million for the first time.

Will Dickey / Florida Times-Union file photo

Joe Peppers, the head of Jacksonville’s Kids Hope Alliance, has been put on administrative leave with pay after a memo surfaced of a meeting he had with two members of Mayor Lenny Curry’s administration.

McCoys Creek flows into the St. Johns River from underneath the Morris Publishing Group property.
Modern Cities

A local environmental trust has been awarded a more than $350,000 grant to help clean up and restore McCoys Creek.

A new exhibit featuring two Hoffman's two-toed sloths opens Friday at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

Friday a new exhibit featuring two Hoffman's two-toed sloths will be opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

A 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI displaying "Clean Diesel" at the Detroit Auto Show.
Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz / Wikimedia Commons

The Department of Environmental Protection is looking for public feedback on its draft plan outlining how Florida will spend settlement funds from the Volkswagen emission scandal to reduce vehicle emissions statewide.

The Florida Times-Union

A member who was a controversial pick for Jacksonville’s Charter Revision Commission submitted his resignation from the panel Tuesday. 

Then Florida Governor Rick Scott and Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels survey Black Creek flooding after Hurricane Irma in September 2017.
Former Governor Rick Scott's Office

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has pushed back the application deadline for local governments in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma to apply for grant funding for a voluntary home buyout program.

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