Jacksonville Sets Scene In Cinema

Apr 27, 2016

Justin Belichis of OneTankMedia, a student news organization at the University of North Florida, writes about Jacksonville once being a movie hub during the era of silent films.  

While that may no longer be the case, the UNF student selects 10 movies in which Jacksonville plays a part.


El Faro’s voyage data recorder will stay on the ocean floor for now.

The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday the research vessel used to find the missing recorder isn’t equipped to get it to the surface.

They hope to be able to retrieve it in the next couple of months.

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A report released earlier this month by U.S. News & World Report lists the best 100 places to live in America based on factors such as job market, cost of living and average temperatures.

And the best region in the country, according to business website Business Insider, is the South


JEA will be contributing more to the city of Jacksonville under a new agreement the utility’s board of directors reached with the city Tuesday.

The vote was the culmination of more than a year of sometimes-tense negotiations with City Council.

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Jacksonville is the fifth most politically conservative city in the U.S. That’s according to new research published in the American Political Science Review.

Researchers used data from close to 2,000 towns and cities to determine the country’s liberal and conservative hotspots.