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Early voting underway on First Coast

Early voting underway on First CoastEarly voting kicked off on Monday and for the next two weeks voters will be able to cast their ballot before the November 4 general election.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Features

Living with Down Syndrome: Shattering misconceptions

Living with Down Syndrome: Shattering misconceptionsFirst Coast News shines the spotlight on one man who lives with Down Syndrome. He wants to shatter the misconceptions
  • Features
  • 14 hours, 23 minutes ago
Features

Assumption Catholic, Hartley Elem. and Red Hat Ladies donating Buddy Bears

Assumption Catholic, Hartley Elem. and Red Hat Ladies donating Buddy BearsAssumption Catholic School in San Marco has also stepped up to donate Buddy Bears.
  • Features
  • 13 hours, 26 minutes ago
News

Wreckage of missing plane found in Marion County

Wreckage of missing plane found in Marion CountyA man hiking in the woods at the Pruitt Trailhead reportedly found the wreckage Sunday night.
  • News
  • 18 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Dramatic decrease of death risk for properly restrained kids

Dramatic decrease of death risk for properly restrained kidsA coordinator with Safe Kids North East Florida says having a car seat installed can decrease the chance of a fatality dramatically.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

Gov. Scott announces Ebola response teams

Gov. Scott announces Ebola response teamsEach of the two teams will have 16 people. Each team will have three doctors, eight nurses and support staff.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 1 minute ago
Health

New mental health first aid class in Yulee

New mental health first aid class in YuleeA new program in Yulee is tackling an illness that claims the life of 22 veterans per day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The launch of the Mental Health First Aid class comes at a delicate time for a community that recently had a murder-suicide by a...
  • Health
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Downtown Jacksonville

Baker County hospital prepares for Ebola

Baker County hospital prepares for EbolaEven though it is small and only has 25 beds, Ed Fraser hospital is prepared for the deadly virus Ebola
  • Downtown Jacksonville
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Local Doctor: Ebola scares not surprising

Local Doctor: Ebola scares not surprisingThursday's Ebola scare at Memorial Hospital is the second one in a week in Jacksonville.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Food

Chef discusses the invasive, delicious lionfish

Chef discusses the invasive, delicious lionfishUSA TODAY Network talks with chef Tim Tibbitts about lionfish, a non-native fish that's taking over the Atlantic Ocean, in our new audio series, "Something to Chew On."
  • Food
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Health

Frontier expands search for people who flew with Ebola-infected nurse

Frontier expands search for people who flew with Ebola-infected nurseFlorida governor Rick Scott Thursday called on Frontier Airlines to contact more passengers who flew on the same plane as a woman diagnosed with Ebola.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

Deputies: Interlachen body ID'd as murder victim

Deputies: Interlachen body ID'd as murder victimThe victim was last seen by family near 6th Way, just outside Interlachen, Dec. 23, 2013, deputies said.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Pets

German Shepherd hit by car gets second chance

German Shepherd hit by car gets second chanceA young German Shepherd was hit by a car on A1A just off Mayport Road and left for the dead.
  • Pets
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Senator Nelson wants temporary travel ban to stop spread of Ebola

Senator Nelson wants temporary travel ban to stop spread of EbolaSenator Bill Nelson says the Ebola outbreak is a national security issue.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Downtown Jacksonville

Jacksonville couple bitten by online dog buying scam

Jacksonville couple bitten by online dog buying scamBefore buying a pet online, read a Jacksonville couple's experience first
  • Downtown Jacksonville
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Community

Hendricks Day School works hard to donate 200+ Buddy Bears!

Hendricks Day School works hard to donate 200+ Buddy Bears!You can still donate Buddy Bears at any Chase Bank through Oct. 31st.
  • Community
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Local

PCSO searches for suspect in Palatka robbery, shooting

PCSO searches for suspect in Palatka robbery, shootingOne of two men suspected in a robbery and shooting two weeks ago in Palatka has been arrested. The second suspect however, is still on the run.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Education

Teacher of the Week: Kris Wykoff

Teacher of the Week: Kris WykoffPUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- It is Wednesday, so that means it is time for Teacher of the Week. This week we are featuring Mrs. Kris Wykoff at Interlachen High School. She teaches English and Language Arts, and has been teaching for 26 years.
  • Education
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago