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  • Call Box: Parking lot, battered flags and lost art of caning - Florida Times-UnionCall Box: Parking lot, battered flags and lost art of caning - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionCall Box: Parking lot, battered flags and lost art of caningFlorida Times-UnionWe're happy to report that a school music teacher said she could use the props, and we've put the two in touch. Submit questions by calling (904) 359-4622 or mailing to Call Box, P.O. Box 1949, Jacksonville, FL 32231. Please include contact information.

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  • Jacksonville police: swing set death of 10-year-old boy “tragic accident” - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police: swing set death of 10-year-old boy “tragic accident” - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police: swing set death of 10-year-old boy “tragic accident”Florida Times-UnionAuthorities took down the swing at Charles Clark Park where Jacksonville police say 10-year-old NaShon Green accidentally got the swing chains wrapped around his neck and died Friday night, Nov. 17, 2017. ... (Teresa Stepzinski/Florida Times-Union).and more »

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  • Plenty of Fish meetup leads to man being beaten, robbed at North Jacksonville home - ActionNewsJax.comPlenty of Fish meetup leads to man being beaten, robbed at North Jacksonville home - ActionNewsJax.com

    ActionNewsJax.comPlenty of Fish meetup leads to man being beaten, robbed at North Jacksonville homeActionNewsJax.comJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Dating online turned violent for a local man. Police say a woman he met on the dating site Plenty of Fish lured him to a North Jacksonville home, where he was beaten and robbed. Police say the victim met a woman who goes by the ...and more »

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  • Meteor shower to light up the First Coast sky tonight - First Coast NewsMeteor shower to light up the First Coast sky tonight - First Coast News

    First Coast NewsMeteor shower to light up the First Coast sky tonightFirst Coast NewsJACKSONVILLE, FL. - The annual Leonid meteor shower is expected to scream across the night sky Friday. Through night, folks on the First Coast will be able to see upwards of 10 to 20 meteors an hour. The Leonid meteors have produced some of the most ...and more »

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  • Hogwarts, Minions and a guy named Claus highlight new holiday experiences at UniversalHogwarts, Minions and a guy named Claus highlight new holiday experiences at Universal

    Universal Orlando Resort is hosting a holiday bash that brings new designs and new magic to its yearly parks celebration. The creative team has been working like Santa's elves and the results were on display during a two-park media preview on the night of Nov. 16. Universal's holiday parade collaboration with Macy's has been a favorite tradition with locals and visitors, but a new parade will begin on Nov. 18 and run through Jan. 6, as will all of the resort's holiday offerings. Universal's Holiday…

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  • NFL investigating sexual misconduct claim against Bucs QB Jameis WinstonNFL investigating sexual misconduct claim against Bucs QB Jameis Winston

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is facing allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a BuzzFeed News report published Friday. The NFL is investigating 2016 allegations from a female Uber driver in Arizona claiming Winston groped her. "The allegation was shared with the NFL and we have reached out to Uber to request any information they may have," NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement. BuzzFeed reported that a letter was sent from the NFL’s special counsel for investigations,…

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  • Flying for Thanksgiving? Here's how to get the best deal.Flying for Thanksgiving? Here's how to get the best deal.

    Travelers looking to save money on airfare over the Thanksgiving holiday might want to consider getting in early and leaving much later. Travelers can expect to find the lowest prices if they fly out on Monday, Nov. 20 and if they return on Wednesday, Nov. 29, according to a report by Massachusetts-based airfare prediction app Hopper and Rhode Island-based InsureMyTrip, a travel insurance research firm. At midweek this week, domestic flights for Thanksgiving were averaging about $322 for a round-trip…

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  • The strategy behind the Atlantic Coast Bank acquisitionThe strategy behind the Atlantic Coast Bank acquisition

    Ameris bank executives discussed why they expect their $145 million decision to pay off.

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  • Jacksonville area, Florida see another drop in unemployment rate in October - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville area, Florida see another drop in unemployment rate in October - Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville area, Florida see another drop in unemployment rate in OctoberFlorida Times-UnionBoth the state and Jacksonville area October jobless rates are down by more than a full percentage point from a year ago. In the Jacksonville market, that accounted for the addition of about 15,600 new private sector jobs in the past year and about 127 ...and more »

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  • Atlantic Coast Bank, one of last locally owned banks, acquired for $145 millionAtlantic Coast Bank, one of last locally owned banks, acquired for $145 million

    Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB), the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced Friday an agreement to acquire Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ACFC), parent company of Jacksonville-based Atlantic Coast Bank. Atlantic Coast operates 12 banking locations across Jacksonville; Waycross, Georgia and Douglas Georgia. The bank held $1.5 billion in deposits. Ameris agreed to purchase Atlantic Coast for $145 million. "We view this transaction as an extension of our plan to build scale in Northeast…

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  • Amazon says it’s not selling drugs with some pharmacy licensesAmazon says it’s not selling drugs with some pharmacy licenses

    That doesn't rule out the possibility that Amazon is considering a move into prescription pharmaceuticals.

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  • Kitchen on San Marco to remain closedKitchen on San Marco to remain closed

    Like many restaurants and businesses in San Marco, Kitchen on San Marco was hit hard by Hurricane Irma. Unlike many of the restaurants and businesses in San Marco, this one has been closed for good. Kitchen on San Marco celebrated its grand opening on April 1, 2015, and since then has been voted the best farm-to-table restaurant in Jacksonville for three years running by Bold City Best. But despite initial reports of "minor" hurricane damage, the company wasn't able to bounce back. On Sept. 20,…

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  • Strategy: A conversation with Cowford Chophouse's Alex Klempf on downtown development and what's nextStrategy: A conversation with Cowford Chophouse's Alex Klempf on downtown development and what's next

    Klempf said that the response so far has been positive.

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  • Amazon slashes Whole Foods prices, previews deeper cuts for Prime membersAmazon slashes Whole Foods prices, previews deeper cuts for Prime members

    Discounted turkeys offer a sneak peek at what's to come when Amazon Prime becomes Whole Foods’ official in-store rewards program.

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  • APR Energy provides power grid resiliency to South AustraliaAPR Energy provides power grid resiliency to South Australia

    APR Energy has completed ahead of schedule a project to assist blackout-prone South Australia.

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  • Jacksonville man turns $20 into $1 million playing $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off gameJacksonville man turns $20 into $1 million playing $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off game

    The Florida Lottery announces that Munib Garvanovic, 53, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $745,000.00.

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  • Sleiman Enterprises sues city for breach of contract over Jacksonville LandingSleiman Enterprises sues city for breach of contract over Jacksonville Landing

    Sleiman Enterprises, operator of the Jacksonville Landing, announced Thursday it filed suit against the city of Jacksonville for breach of contract. The company, led by President Toney Sleiman, purchased the Landing buildings from the city in August 2003 for $5.1 million.

    Jacksonville News / 2 d. 7 h. 41 min. ago
  • Gold Rush Doubler scratch-off produces $1 million Jacksonville winner - Florida Times-UnionGold Rush Doubler scratch-off produces $1 million Jacksonville winner - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionGold Rush Doubler scratch-off produces $1 million Jacksonville winnerFlorida Times-UnionA Jacksonville man turned a routine stop at a gas station into a hefty payout after he bought a $1 million winning scratch-off ticket, the Florida Lottery announced Thursday. Munib Garvanovic, 53, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum ...and more »

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  • Jacksonville Landing owners file suit against City Hall - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville Landing owners file suit against City Hall - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionJacksonville Landing owners file suit against City HallFlorida Times-UnionA bitter public feud between Mayor Lenny Curry and Toney Sleiman, the outspoken owner of The Jacksonville Landing, reached a boiling point Thursday as Sleiman's company filed suit against City Hall arguing public officials have abused their power and ...and more »

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  • Jacksonville police: Woman dies after being dragged from vehicle that crashed on the Westside - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police: Woman dies after being dragged from vehicle that crashed on the Westside - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police: Woman dies after being dragged from vehicle that crashed on the WestsideFlorida Times-UnionA woman was killed early Thursday after being dragged by vehicle that then crashed on the city's Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Officers were initially called about 3:30 a.m. to a robbery with injuries in the 400 block of ...and more »

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  • Walking While Black - Florida Times-UnionWalking While Black - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionWalking While BlackFlorida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville Sheriff's Office issues hundreds of pedestrian citations a year, drawing on an array of 28 separate statutes governing how people get around on foot in Florida's most populous city. There is, of course, the straightforward jaywalking ...Racial Disparities Visible In Jacksonville Policing: ProPublicaPatch.comall 7 news articles »

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  • Battling boy, 12, says its 'nice to be home' after...Battling boy, 12, says its 'nice to be home' after...

    Kaiden Pritchard from Caernarfon rang a bell at Alder Hey to mark the end of his ordeal and is now back at school A battling 12-year-old says it is nice to be home after he completed eight months of cancer treatment in the USA and England. Kaiden Pritchard, of Y Glyn, Caernarfon was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma in March after finding a lump the size of a two-penny piece on his palate.

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  • Jaffa plans a - unique' car washJaffa plans a - unique' car wash

    "I took a breather and I've been traveling around the country researching the latest and greatest in car washing," Jaffa said. Jaffa said Tuesday site work would start this week.

    Jacksonville News / 3 d. 11 h. 35 min. ago
  • Disaster Recovery Center Opens for Four Days in JacksonvilleDisaster Recovery Center Opens for Four Days in Jacksonville

    Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and small business owners. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency , the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State of Florida are available to provide assistance to anyone filling out their applications or updating their status.

    Jacksonville News / 4 d. 2 h. 1 min. ago
  • Nuvo Development Builds 5-Story Self-Storage Facility in Jacksonville, FLNuvo Development Builds 5-Story Self-Storage Facility in Jacksonville, FL

    Nuvo Development LLC is building a five-story self-storage building in the Brooklyn neighborhood in Jacksonville, Fla. The company paid $1 million for the .73-acre parcel at the northwest corner of Myrtle Avenue and Elder Street on which to construct a 91,700-square-foot facility.

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  • Grand Living at Tamaya permits in review | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record - Jacksonville, FloridaGrand Living at Tamaya permits in review | Jax Daily Record | Financial News & Daily Record - Jacksonville, Florida

    Permits are in review for the foundation and construction for Grand Living at Tamaya, a $40 million, 171-unit independent, assisted-living and memory-care development at northeast Kernan and Beach boulevards. The city issued a permit Nov. 6 for site clearing and earth work at the 6.1-acre site at 3270 Tamaya Blvd. at a project cost of $354,330.

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  • Joan McKenzieJoan McKenzie

    A funeral service to celebrate the life of Joan Meredith Simmonds McKenzie, age 78 of Camden, SC, will be November 16, 2017 at 12:30PM in the St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, with committal to follow at 2:00PM in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Reverend Angela Jennings will officiate.

    Jacksonville News / 4 d. 18 h. 20 min. ago
  • Splitz approved to work on former Circuit CitySplitz approved to work on former Circuit City

    The city issued a permit for Splitz of Jacksonville LLC to start work on the former Argyle Circuit City building at 6133 Youngerman Circle for conversion into a bowling alley. Splitz says on its bowlsplitz.com site that it is a state-of-the-art entertainment facility that hosts bowling, laser tag, video arcade and a sports bar and grill.

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    Magistrate re-appointment comments The merit selection panel of the Middle District of Florida is seeking comments regarding the prospective re-appointment of Magistrate Judge Joel B. Toomey in the Jacksonville Division. Anyone interested in submitting a comment may visit flmd.uscourts.gov/announcements for more information.

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  • Metro Diner opening near UCFMetro Diner opening near UCF

    The diner will be located at 11650 University Blvd. in Orlando. It's currently hiring about 100 employees- visit MetroDiner.com/employment for more information.

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  • Florida, Jacksonville gas prices soar over the past week - Florida Times-UnionFlorida, Jacksonville gas prices soar over the past week - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionFlorida, Jacksonville gas prices soar over the past weekFlorida Times-UnionThe average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline as of Sunday was $2.53 in Florida, up from $2.39 a week ago. Georgia saw a less dramatic increase in gas prices coming in at $2.41 per gallon Sunday, up from $2.34 a week ago. Both prices are ...Gas Prices: Analyst: Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon - PennEnergyPennEnergyall 70 news articles »

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  • Bodega-style grocer eyes Springfield's Main StreetBodega-style grocer eyes Springfield's Main Street

    The renaissance of Springfield's Main Street continues as a Fernandina Beach-based retailer plans to open a bodega-style market at 7th & Main. For years, Springfield Historic District residents have dreamed of having access to more grocery options in the neighborhood just north of Downtown Jacksonville.

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  • Veterans Day marked with parades, somber ceremoniesVeterans Day marked with parades, somber ceremonies

    Over 100 veterans and community members gather at Pittsfield Veterans Memorial Park to celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Pittsfield, Mass. People salute or place their hands over their hearts during the playing of the national anthem during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Washington.

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  • Mabelin,17, Tylasia, 16, and Jennifer,16, chat at the PACE for Girls, Nov. 6, 2017Mabelin,17, Tylasia, 16, and Jennifer,16, chat at the PACE for Girls, Nov. 6, 2017

    Making wise life decisions often starts with a hearty dose of self-confidence - something that can be in short supply during the teenage years. And for young women, who are bombarded with images of how they should look and what they should wear, it can be particularly challenging to maintain self-esteem.

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