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Sailors from Naval Station Mayport were deployed to the Persian Gulf aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea on Saturday as the situation in Iraq continues to intensify.

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President Obama has taken executive action to address the rising cost of student loan debt.


A lower-powered FM radio station planned for the University of North Florida is in financial limbo after UNF’s student government denies its funding.

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Sixty years after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education, historians and advocates say the country still has a ways to go when it comes to equality in education.

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Florida, and one local researcher says residents should be aware that the threat of the disease is growing.

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A major decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on the role of religion in government could affect public meetings on the First Coast.

Rhema Thompson

Thirty years ago, Victor Sciullo left his comfortable job as a researcher at University of Pittsburgh to pursue a full-time career in the far less celebrated profession of teaching.

Lindsey Kilbride

This past spring break, seven University of North Florida students went on a trip led by the Environmental Center to a Florida water destination, but it didn’t have the bikini and beer pong ambiance one might expect.

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When people with opposing views come to the table, it can often be a bitter battle to prove superiority instead of a respectful conversation.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott – along with former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez – are calling on state lawmakers to pass a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally.

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Local farmers, artisans, chefs, and "slow food" advocates are opening their gates for an afternoon billed as the largest food movement event in Northeast Florida.

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The team that brought a nine-foot duck to One Spark last year set their latest sculpture afloat in Hemming Plaza on Wednesday; Colonel Crackers, the giant floating goldfish.

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Regarded as a bass virtuoso, three-time Grammy award-winning musician Christian McBride is one of the most recorded musicians of his generation.

GlobalJax Profile: Jo Jo Lusambo

Apr 1, 2014

Jo Jo Lusambo is a former Congolese refugee who is paying it forward today on the First Coast.

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Florida college students are in Tallahassee this week to advocate for several policies state legislators are considering this session.