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  • CSX sees revenue fall, but expense trims and tax break bolster bottom lineCSX sees revenue fall, but expense trims and tax break bolster bottom line

    In his first address to investors since becoming CSX Corp. CEO, Jim Foote emphasized his commitment to maintain the pace and scale of the changes put in place by E. Hunter Harrison before he died last month. His first order as acting CEO was to bulldoze Atlanta's hump yard, which had been closed by Harrison, he said. "Atlanta's hump yard is flat," he said. "There is no turning back." Those efforts to spur efficiency seem to be hitting the company's bottom line, even though the Jacksonville-based…

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  • DIA to discuss new convention center in downtownDIA to discuss new convention center in downtown

    The Downtown Investment Authority will discuss selling the old city hall annex and courthouse properties to a developer to build a convention center along Bay Street at its Wednesday meeting. The agenda item would allow DIA CEO Audra Wallace to send out a request for proposals that would seek development of a minimum of a 350-room, full service convention center, parking garage and public convention space at 220 and 330 Bay streets. “The DIA envisions a new convention center, hotel and parking…

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  • Downtown Investment Authority to solicit Riverfront Convention Center plans - WOKVDowntown Investment Authority to solicit Riverfront Convention Center plans - WOKV

    WOKVDowntown Investment Authority to solicit Riverfront Convention Center plansWOKVJacksonville, FL - The City of Jacksonville and stakeholders have long talked about the need for a new, more centrally located Convention Center as a step for Downtown development. Now, that concept is poised to take a big step toward reality ...and more »

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  • Women targeted in Jacksonville Walmart purse snatchings Source: Cox Media GroupWomen targeted in Jacksonville Walmart purse snatchings Source: Cox Media Group

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Women in a Florida city are being targeted at Walmart parking lots as they unload groceries, police said.

    Jacksonville News / 4 h. 2 min. ago
  • Preview: This Jax company is accelerating the path to treat Parkinson'sPreview: This Jax company is accelerating the path to treat Parkinson's

    Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., the Jacksonville Business Journal will sit down in a Facebook Live interview with the minds behind NeuroInitiative, a Jacksonville company trying to accelerate the path to treating Parkinson's disease and Alzheimers. Co-founders Spring Behrouz and Andy Lee will share the vision behind their company and how their custom-built, virtual brain cell can be used to test treatments rapidly and cost-effectively. Behrouz, a neuroscientist, serves as CEO, and Lee, a software engineer…

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  • Disney patent may hint at potential in-park Star Wars, Marvel gameDisney patent may hint at potential in-park Star Wars, Marvel game

    The Walt Disney Co. may be looking into how to give theme park visitors powers, much like "the Force" in Star Wars or the various powers possessed by Marvel superheroes. A new patent published with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, dubbed "Location-based Experience with Interactive Merchandise," aims to use various toys like gloves, and gestures to control environmental factors such as projections, holograms and displays with virtual adversaries. The patent says the technology is developed with…

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  • What's new and coming up with San Marco businessesWhat's new and coming up with San Marco businesses

    With so many businesses opening and closing in the San Marco area, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. Here's a refresher on what's happened and what's coming to the area. Now open Coming Soon Still Closed Are you a business owner opening a new location in San Marco? Email dghabour@bizjournals.com with information about the concept.

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  • Jaguars ticket prices hit postseason high on secondary marketJaguars ticket prices hit postseason high on secondary market

    After a thrilling victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Jacksonville Jaguars are 60 minutes away from the first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. For a chance to play in one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Jaguars will travel to Foxborough, Massachusetts to play in the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots this Sunday. For fans making the trip up to Massachusetts, secondary marketplace, TickPick, has released the average purchase price for the game…

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  • Plans for District development swerve againPlans for District development swerve again

    The developers looking to build a massive development on JEA-owned land on the Southbank are going back to basics. On Tuesday, a complicated proposal that would have seen JEA transfer to the city a purchase agreement for the 30 acres next to the Duval County School Board building was scrapped at the request of the developers. The change was unanimously approved by the JEA board. Three years ago, Elements of Jacksonville LLC was picked to pay $18 million for the riverfront land. However, the JEA…

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  • Jacksonville police identify Sunday afternoon homicide victim - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police identify Sunday afternoon homicide victim - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionJacksonville police identify Sunday afternoon homicide victimFlorida Times-UnionPolice investigate Sunday's shooting at the Highlands Food Mart at 10368 Monaco Drive. (Teresa Stepzinski/The Florida Times-Union). The 33-year-old man who died in a double shooting Sunday afternoon near a neighborhood grocery store on has been ...and more »

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  • Q&A: Suddath CEO talks tech in the relocation industry, growthQ&A: Suddath CEO talks tech in the relocation industry, growth

    Suddath CEO talks to the Business Journal about their stellar 2017

    Bizjournals.com / 7 h. 49 min. ago
  • 4 culture mistakes that could be killing your brand4 culture mistakes that could be killing your brand

    Clever marketing tag lines, advertising campaigns and industry events: These are just some of the external strategies used to build a brand. But many business leaders wonder why these approaches aren’t impacting sales the way they expected. While many companies look externally to performance metrics and marketing data, the answer often lies internally with the company’s culture — a factor that could be the difference between a strong, trusted brand and a company that is overlooked by its…

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  • Bengals fans say thanks by donating to Bortles Foundation for beating Steelers - First Coast NewsBengals fans say thanks by donating to Bortles Foundation for beating Steelers - First Coast News

    First Coast NewsBengals fans say thanks by donating to Bortles Foundation for beating SteelersFirst Coast NewsEarlier this year, Buffalo Bills fans donated generously to the Bengals' Andy Dalton Foundation after Cincinnati knocked off the Baltimore Ravens, clearing the way for the Bills' first trip to the playoffs in 17 years. Established in 2016, the Blake ...Cincinnati Bengals fans taking their turn giving to another QB's charityDayton Daily NewsBengals thank Jaguars by donating to Bortles' foundationNBC4i.comall 41 news articles »

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  • Retail garage project proposed for downtownRetail garage project proposed for downtown

    A block long surface parking lot in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville could soon be replaced by a six-level parking garage with street level retail space. Photographs of proposed parking garage site 2018 is shaping up to be a magnificent for the revitalization of Downtown Jacksonville's Laura Street.

    Jacksonville News / 11 h. 1 min. ago
  • Zoo director talks master planning, business focus for 2018Zoo director talks master planning, business focus for 2018

    Tons of new features and exhibits should be expected from the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in 2018 as they get rolling on the master plan.

    Bizjournals.com / 11 h. 26 min. ago
  • Development Today - Jacksonville Daily RecordDevelopment Today - Jacksonville Daily Record

    Jacksonville Daily RecordDevelopment TodayJacksonville Daily RecordDHL Express Inc., 13350 International Parkway, No. 3, contractor is Turnkey Construction & Maintenance Inc., 1,200 square feet, tenant build-out, $248,000. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 701 San Marco Blvd., contractor is Tenant Contractors Inc., 1,950 ...

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  • Women targeted in Jacksonville Walmart purse-snatchings - ActionNewsJax.comWomen targeted in Jacksonville Walmart purse-snatchings - ActionNewsJax.com

    ActionNewsJax.comWomen targeted in Jacksonville Walmart purse-snatchingsActionNewsJax.comJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Women in Jacksonville are being targeted in parking lots as they unload groceries. Two women told Action News Jax on Monday that a car pulled up right beside them and the driver tried to snatch their purse at a Walmart parking lot ...

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  • Facing prison, ex-US Rep. Corrine Brown talks at MLK event in Clay County - Florida Times-UnionFacing prison, ex-US Rep. Corrine Brown talks at MLK event in Clay County - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionFacing prison, ex-US Rep. Corrine Brown talks at MLK event in Clay CountyFlorida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville Democrat represented part of Clay County for much of her career, which ended when she lost reelection shortly after being indicted in 2016. Brown spoke briefly before introducing an attorney, Charles Truncale, who said he was ...and more »

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  • The Marbut Report: 5 continents down, 2 to go for attorneyThe Marbut Report: 5 continents down, 2 to go for attorney

    The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association is hosting a New Year happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Candy Apple Caf, Downtown at Hogan and Duval streets. It's sponsored by Lisa Dasher of Jacksonville Family Mediation and Penny Schmidt of Schmidt & NoeyJax Mediation Center and will be an opportunity to learn about their qualifications, skills and areas of practice.

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  • Jacksonville to hold annual MLK Jr. parade in downtown - First Coast NewsJacksonville to hold annual MLK Jr. parade in downtown - First Coast News

    First Coast NewsJacksonville to hold annual MLK Jr. parade in downtownFirst Coast NewsJacksonville to hold annual MLK Jr. parade in downtown. Author: First Coast News. Published: 5:21 AM EST January 15, 2018. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville will honor MLK Jr. on Monday January 15, 2018 by throwing their annual parade in the streets ...Jacksonville expands Martin Luther King Jr. Day tributeFlorida Times-Unionall 4,691 news articles »

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  • After years of mocking, Jaguars fans have something to celebrate - Florida Times-UnionAfter years of mocking, Jaguars fans have something to celebrate - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionAfter years of mocking, Jaguars fans have something to celebrateFlorida Times-UnionBut then the magic faded and the team spent years in the wilderness, and fans suffered. Ten years ago, Jaguars fans couldn't even watch games on TV thanks to poor attendance and the NFL's blackout rules. The Jaguars became the butt of all football ...Jaguars President: “This has been so fulfilling”WOKVEverBank Field to open to greet JaguarsWJXT News4JAXall 1,766 news articles »

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  • Jacksonville double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded Sunday - Florida Times-UnionJacksonville double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded Sunday - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionJacksonville double shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded SundayFlorida Times-UnionBoth victims were shot when gunfire erupted about 2:30 p.m. at the Highlands Food Mart, 10368 Monaco Drive, while several people were were outside, and inside the store, said Sgt. Steve Rudlaff of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit ...1 killed, woman hurt in shooting at food mart, police sayWJXT News4JAXall 3 news articles »

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  • Freeze Warning Source: Weather CentralFreeze Warning Source: Weather Central

    FLZ024-025-032-037-040-141400- /O.EXA.KJAX.FZ.W.0005.180114T0700Z-180114T1400Z/ Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-Clay-Putnam-Marion- Including the cities of Ratliff, Hilliard, Kings Ferry, Bryceville, Normandy, Ortega, Riverside, San Marco, Doctors Inlet, Lakeside, Bellair, Middleburg, Orange Park, Bostwick, Carraway, Palatka, Anthony, Burbank, Ocala, Ocala Airport, and Weirsdale 653 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018 ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EST SUNDAY... The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EST Sunday. * TEMPERATURE...Minimum temperatures 28 to 32 degrees.

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  • Hotel Indigo proposed for downtown JacksonvilleHotel Indigo proposed for downtown Jacksonville

    Nearing completion of the restoration of the former Lerner Shops building into a college dormitory at 20 West Adams, Profit Investments Partners is now preparing to bring a Hotel Indigo to the heart of Downtown Jacksonville at 100 West Bay Street. Profit's nearby 20 West Adams restoration project into a dormitory for FSCJ continues 100 West Bay Street is a seven story, 79,000 square foot building that once served as the headquarters of Stockton, Whatley, Davin & Company .

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  • Police: Jacksonville teen arrested after parents stabbed while sleeping - Florida Times-UnionPolice: Jacksonville teen arrested after parents stabbed while sleeping - Florida Times-Union

    Florida Times-UnionPolice: Jacksonville teen arrested after parents stabbed while sleepingFlorida Times-UnionA 16-year-old boy has been arrested on two charges of aggravated battery after his parents were stabbed in bed in their apartment on Cherry Ridge Drive, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The boy was arrested just before 11 a.m. after he ...and more »

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  • Gandia-Rose scores in North Floridaa s 102-96 victoryGandia-Rose scores in North Floridaa s 102-96 victory

    Ivan Gandia-Rosa scored a career-high 26 points, 18 in the second half, and North Florida beat Lipscomb 102-96 on COLUMBIA, S.C. - A'ja Wilson had 19 points and 11 rebounds before leaving with a right ankle injury with 16 seconds left in No. 9 South JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

    Jacksonville News / 4 d. 17 h. 42 min. ago
  • Dense Fog Advisory Source: Weather CentralDense Fog Advisory Source: Weather Central

    FLZ024-025-033-038-124-125-GAZ153-154-165-166-120415- /O.NEW.KJAX.FG.Y.0003.180112T0300Z-180112T1500Z/ Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-St.

    Jacksonville News / 4 d. 22 h. 8 min. ago
  • Larry's Giant Subs plans new concept in Murray HillLarry's Giant Subs plans new concept in Murray Hill

    Larry's, founded 36 years ago by brothers Larry and Mitch Raikes, will add a pizza oven and hold a full liquor license. The city is reviewing a permit application for The Shrout Companies to renovate the almost 3,000-square-foot space for dining and a bar, plus an outside patio, at 1050 Edgewood Ave. S. at a cost of $205,000.

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    JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. is the No. 1 manufacturer of solar modules in the world, according to industry website PVTech.org.

    Jacksonville News / 7 d. 10 h. 58 min. ago
  • Project Volt could bring the largest capital investment ever for Jacksonville, officials sayProject Volt could bring the largest capital investment ever for Jacksonville, officials say

    JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. is the No. 1 manufacturer of solar modules in the world, according to industry website PVTech.org.

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  • A Blast From The Past: 1990s Downtown JacksonvilleA Blast From The Past: 1990s Downtown Jacksonville

    Downtown Jacksonville has come a long way over the last thirty years. Today, we go back in time and take a look at the streets of Downtown's Northbank during the early 1990s.

    Jacksonville News / 7 d. 10 h. 58 min. ago
  • Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesMark Wilson/Getty Images

    The previous record year, 2005, saw $215 billion in disasters. Highlighted by a string of hurricanes that pounded the southeastern US coast in August and September, as well as devastating wildfires that torched large swaths of Northern and Southern California, 2017 saw 16 weather events that each topped a billion dollars in damage.

    Jacksonville News / 8 d. 3 h. 51 min. ago
  • Arlington apartments on deck near RegencyArlington apartments on deck near Regency

    Richbuilt Group of Jacksonville LLC seeks permits to build its proposed 378-unit apartment community in Arlington, although plans show a name change from Ibis Pointe to The Solera at Kendall West. Permits show 11 18-unit buildings and nine 20-unit structures on 28.25 acres west of the Southside Connector and south of Lone Star Road.

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