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Vandals cause $150k in damage to new Riverside apartments

Vandals cause $150k in damage to new Riverside apartmentsCrews working on a large new apartment building in Brooklyn will have some extra work on their hands after four vandals allegedly caused about $150,000 in damage.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 15 minutes ago
Education

Local dad challenges truancy arrest: Investigators challenge dad

Local dad challenges truancy arrest: Investigators challenge dadThis week one of the 44 Duval County parents arrested because their children missed too much school challenged the system for not helping him.
  • Education
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Community

NAS Jax Air Show 2014

NAS Jax Air Show 2014The NAS Jax Air Show takes off this Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26, at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
  • Community
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Features

UNF rockin' Pink Glove Dance; Swiss Point Middle donates 850+ Buddy Bears

UNF rockin' Pink Glove Dance; Swiss Point Middle donates 850+ Buddy BearsUNF Nursing students say forget about puttin' on your dancin' shoes. This October they're putting on their pink gloves to dance for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Features
  • 16 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

Are you an active registered voter? Have you checked?

Are you an active registered voter? Have you checked?Early voting is brisk and so are voter concerns
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  • 20 hours, 53 minutes ago
Health

Help fight mental illness, join Ken Amaro Bow Tie Classic

Help fight mental illness, join Ken Amaro Bow Tie ClassicCan you identify the signs of mental illness? Do you know where to turn for help?
  • Health
  • 21 hours, 37 minutes ago
Education

Kids miss school, police arrest Duval parents

Kids miss school, police arrest Duval parentsOne child, now 9, has missed 239 school days since 2011 and has been held back twice.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
People

Local missionaries continue to help typhoon ravaged Philippines

Local missionaries continue to help typhoon ravaged PhilippinesFirst Coast News caught back up with Les Tilka to learn more about how the rebuilding efforts are coming in the island nation.
  • People
  • 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Politics

Candidates face off in final Gubernatorial Debate

Candidates face off in final Gubernatorial DebateIn case you are just waking up to this year's governor's race in Florida. Here's the headline in shorthand: Charlie Crist and Rick Scott don't seem to like each other much. And they proved in once again Tuesday night in Jacksonville in the last debate...
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Woman shoots man in Northside parking lot: JSO

Woman shoots man in Northside parking lot: JSOA dispute in a Northside parking lot between a man and a woman turned violent Wednesday afternoon.
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  • 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Teacher of the Week

Teacher of the Week: Jennifer Hutchinson

Teacher of the Week: Jennifer HutchinsonIt is Wednesday, so that means it is time for our Teacher of the Week!
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Mom of Green Cove Springs boy who went missing under investigation

Mom of Green Cove Springs boy who went missing under investigationA missing boy in Green Cove Springs who was found safe Saturday morning has been placed in DCF custody.
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Local

JIA flight diverted to Raleigh-Durham Airport over possible ebola scare

JIA flight diverted to Raleigh-Durham Airport over possible ebola scareAn airport Operations spokesperson for Raleigh-Durham International Airport confirms a Delta flight heading to Jacksonville International Airport from JFK was diverted to RDU because of a sick passenger.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Crash at Butler Blvd. and Kernan Blvd. causes traffic delays

Crash at Butler Blvd. and Kernan Blvd. causes traffic delaysCrash at Butler Blvd. and Kernan Blvd. causes traffic delays
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  • 5 days ago
Local

$101K monument to honor current Nassau judge meets opposition

$101K monument to honor current Nassau judge meets oppositionA project that will cost over 100-thousand dollars passes the Nassau County Commission in 15 seconds, according to the only commissioner who voted against it. The money was approved to add new signs and monuments to the courthouse in honor of long-time Judge Robert M....
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  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Local

JSO: Stray bullet breaks teen's leg

JSO: Stray bullet breaks teen's legA teen was shot in the leg by an apparent stray bullet Friday night, police say.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Local

3-year-old boy hit by car while riding bike in Orange Park

3-year-old boy hit by car while riding bike in Orange ParkA child who was riding a bicycle in Orange Park is in life-threatening condition after being hit by a car Friday night.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Crime

Jacksonville man jailed on child porn charges

Jacksonville man jailed on child porn chargesProsecutors allege Foreman had a video on his computer showing a toddler being sexually assaulted.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
People

Feel Good Friday: Young volunteers in the Nation's Oldest City

Feel Good Friday: Young volunteers in the Nation's Oldest CityIn the "Nation's Oldest City", you will find some very young volunteers.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
High School Sports

Sideline 2014: High School Football Week 8

Sideline 2014: High School Football Week 8It's that time of year. High school football Sideline 2014 and #TeamSideline.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours 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...
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  • 6 days, 16 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
  • 6 days, 21 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.
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  • 6 days, 22 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."
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago