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Cost of donating catches local businessman by surprise

Cost of donating catches local businessman by surpriseDonating to charities especially those with military connections is important to Tough Gear Inc. which recently found out all of its donations carry a cost--sales tax due to the state.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
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Local coalition prepares for Ferguson decision

Local coalition prepares for Ferguson decisionThe Jacksonville Progressive Coalition, a group of activists around Northeast Florida who fight for social and economic justice, is keeping a close eye on what's happening in Ferguson, Missouri.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Weather

Elkton farmer fears frost on crops

Elkton farmer fears frost on cropsELKTON, Fla. -- Farmers across the First Coast are concerned about below zero temperatures at ground level.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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Playboy taps St. Augustine native for December

Playboy taps St. Augustine native for DecemberSt. Augustine native Elizabeth Ostrander has been named Miss December 2014 for Playboy Magazine.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
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Unarmed man killed by police in NY planning Fla. visit

Unarmed man killed by police in NY planning Fla. visitAuthorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident.
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More than 90 school shootings since Sandy Hook

More than 90 school shootings since Sandy HookMore than 90 school shootings since Sandy Hook
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FSU's Stroizer Library reopens after campus shooting

FSU's Stroizer Library reopens after campus shootingOfficials, police gather to welcome students staff back one day after gunman shoots, injuries three people inside
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FSU shooting victims identified

FSU shooting victims identifiedThe Tallahassee Police Department has released the identities of the three victims shot in and around the library on the campus of Florida State University Thursday morning.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Health

Mental health expert weighs in on FSU shooting

Mental health expert weighs in on FSU shootingMental health experts say today's shooting sheds light on a large problem that affects one in four people in the U.S. According to Tallahassee police, Myron May kept a journal in which he mentioned feeling targeted by the Government.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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6-year-old girl shot during domestic dispute in Savannah

6-year-old girl shot during domestic dispute in SavannahSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Police in Savannah are investigating a shooting during a domestic dispute that left a 6-year-old girl hospitalized.
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News

Grand jury: No charges in Florida jail explosion

Grand jury: No charges in Florida jail explosionA grand jury looking into a deadly Florida jail explosion says there isn't enough evidence to bring criminal charges.
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$40M settlement reached in suit over fax ads

$40M settlement reached in suit over fax adsA Jacksonville-based company has reached a $40 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over claims the company sent unsolicited fax advertisements to consumers.
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Woman injured in alleged assault on Kings Bay base

Woman injured in alleged assault on Kings Bay baseAuthorities are searching for a man believed to have been involved in a assault against a woman at the Naval Submarine Base at Kings Bay.
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Crime

New details emerge after gun brought to school

New details emerge after gun brought to schoolThe student was one of several referenced by an anonymous tipster, who called Duval County Public Schools Nov. 5.
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Be an Angel Program kicks off for Duval Co. foster kids

Be an Angel Program kicks off for Duval Co. foster kidsChristmas foster program kicks off for Duval County foster children
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Student: I'll cut you into 1000 pieces, feed you to my dog

Student: I'll cut you into 1000 pieces, feed you to my dogWe are learning more information about a Westside elementary school student was removed from school Wednesday by police after allegedly threatening a teacher and students with a pair of scissors.
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Photos: Urban Exploration in Downtown Jacksonville

Photos: Urban Exploration in Downtown JacksonvilleThe Jones Bros. Furniture Building on Hogan St. in downtown Jacksonville was the site of a recent (legal) bit of urban exploration.
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Minors

Suns to announce srimmage with Marlins

Suns to announce srimmage with MarlinsThe game marks a homecoming of sorts for Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton, who came up with the Suns.
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Concealed weapon permit applications declining in Duval

Concealed weapon permit applications declining in DuvalFewer people are applying for concealed weapon permits in Duval County, according to reports from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
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Health

Local boy saved by alternative treatment: cord blood

Local boy saved by alternative treatment: cord bloodThere's a decision moms can make before they ever reach the delivery room; one that could be a lifesaver years down the line. Typically, a baby's umbilical cord is discarded, but it actually contains cells that could be used for a bone marrow transplant. A...
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Hot jobs in the cold weather

Hot jobs in the cold weatherHow are you staying warm in this cold weather? Some people are simply going to work.
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Owl rescued from creek after storms

Owl rescued from creek after stormsWhen storms ripped through the First Coast on Monday, trees were downed, trucks overturned and homes were damaged. But thanks to some local animal lovers, a great horned owl was not among the casualties.
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Putnam man charged with sexual assault

Putnam man charged with sexual assaultMartinez, who was being held on $60,000 bond, has since been released, deputies said.
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St. Augustine

Beekeeping in Fla. increases, but bee die-off continues

Beekeeping in Fla. increases, but bee die-off continuesAccording to Master Beekeeper Bo Sterk in St. Augustine, there were about 400 – 500 beekeepers in the state when he started 20 years ago
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Local man donates 100th gallon of blood

Local man donates 100th gallon of bloodAs a die-hard UF Gators fan, you may think Harold Green bleeds orange and blue.
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Man shot in butt in drive-by shooting

Man shot in butt in drive-by shootingA man was injured in a drive-by shooting on the Northwest side of Jacksonville.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Weather

Roof blown off Jax Beach apartment building

Roof blown off Jax Beach apartment buildingSevere weather forced about a dozen Jax Beach residents to relocate to a hotel Monday night. The entire roof of an apartment building on South 1st Avenue was blown off when strong storms swept through the First Coast during the afternoon hours.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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Firefighter scales skyscraper for publics safety

Firefighter scales skyscraper for publics safetyA Jacksonville Firefighter dangled from the 20th floor of the Wells Fargo building Monday afternoon.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

Daughter says lifetime of abuse led her to kill former Miami Cop

Daughter says lifetime of abuse led her to kill former Miami CopDecorated with antiques, and filled with old family photos, the home at 302 Prospect Street seems comfortable, but according to the woman who grew up here, it was a place of terrible secrets, filled with the worst kind of abuse.
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  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Weather

Severe weather hammers the First Coast

Severe weather hammers the First CoastSemi truck hangs off the Dames Point Bridge.
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  • 5 days, 13 hours ago