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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, 22 hours ago
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Deputies: Cyclist, 26, dies after hit-and-run

Deputies: Cyclist, 26, dies after hit-and-runAnyone with information on the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 277-TIPS.
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  • 3 hours, 42 minutes ago
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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, 17 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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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, 17 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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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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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, 23 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, 17 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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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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Medical episode led to deadly crash in Orange Park

Medical episode led to deadly crash in Orange ParkInvestigators are at the scene of a deadly crash in Orange Park.
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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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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Features

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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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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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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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
St. Augustine

Some downtown St. Augustine construction nears completion

Some downtown St. Augustine construction nears completionSome local businesses are ready to recover after a street and utility construction projection walloped their bottom lines this last six months.
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Cleanup continues at popular Camden County story

Cleanup continues at popular Camden County storyThe owner of Jerry Lee's Music in St. Marys, Ga. says re'll reopen soon after storms knocked the roof from his store.
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Video posted on Facebook leads to child porn arrests

Video posted on Facebook leads to child porn arrestsA video posted on Facebook to promote "rap" music led to the arrest of two St. Johns County men for allegedly recording and promoting child pornography, authorities say.
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Man, 23, gets 40 years for attempted murder

Man, 23, gets 40 years for attempted murderPalmer faces a minimum mandatory of 30 years in prison.
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Health

Wait time at Jax VA clinic rated 'worst' in system

Wait time at Jax VA clinic rated 'worst' in systemVeterans tired of wait to see doctor at local VA clinic
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  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Weather

NWS: EF0 tornado likely hit Baker County

NWS: EF0 tornado likely hit Baker CountyStraight line winds and an EF0 tornado were likely responsible for the damage reported in Baker County Monday.
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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, 16 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, 17 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, 17 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, 17 hours ago
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Man found guilty of drugging, raping teen

Man found guilty of drugging, raping teenA Jacksonville man was recently found guilty of two counts of sexual battery for raping and drugging a teenage girl.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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McIntee family makes plea to find son's killer

McIntee family makes plea to find son's killerThrough a statement from the Justice Coalition, the family of Thomas McIntee, the clerk shot and killed at the Gate Gas Station Sunday morning, says they want anything with information to come forward.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Pets

Kennels overcrowded at Jacksonville shelter

Kennels overcrowded at Jacksonville shelterKennels overcrowded at Jacksonville Animal Control and Protective Services
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Features

Local horses help special needs children

Local horses help special needs childrenSpecial needs children often find horses can help them both overcome physical limitations and develop self confidence.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
NCAAF

Thrasher responds to NYT article on P.J. Williams crash

Thrasher responds to NYT article on P.J. Williams crashFlorida State University football player Kenneth "P.J." Williams was given two tickets after he left the scene of a West Tharpe Street traffic crash in October despite driving with a suspended license.
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First Coast Flyer coming to Jacksonville

First Coast Flyer coming to JacksonvilleThe Jacksonville Transportation Authority has broken ground on its First Coast Flyer bus rapid transit (BRT) system.
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  • 5 days, 23 hours ago