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Man falls off the Skyway Bridge while changing tire

Man falls off the Skyway Bridge while changing tireThe Florida Highway Patrol says a man is recovering from minor injuries after he got out of a vehicle following a crash, stumbled backward and fell some 30 feet off an approach to the Sunshine Skyway bridge.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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Texas to deploy troops to monitor US military

Texas to deploy troops to monitor US militaryThe US military says its seven-state Operation Jade Helm 15 this summer will be a training drill for special forces—but Gov. Greg Abbott appears to have his doubts.
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5-year-old girl found floating in retention pond

5-year-old girl found floating in retention pondJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 5-year-old girl is dead from an apparent drowning on the Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
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Sports

First Coast News Athlete of the Year Poll

First Coast News Athlete of the Year PollFirst Coast News Athlete of the Year Poll
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Life

Military wives get surprise baby shower at TPC Sawgrass

Military wives get surprise baby shower at TPC SawgrassMilitary wives get surprise baby shower at TPC Sawgrass
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First Coast Votes

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & Locations

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & LocationsEarly voting for the 2015 General Election in Jacksonville kicks off Monday and we've compiled a list of everything you need to know before you head to the polls.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Sports

Jaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pick

Jaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pickJaguars add FSU WR Rashad Greene with the 139th overall pick
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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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Alleged robber strikes Bank of America in southwest Jacksonville

Alleged robber strikes Bank of America in southwest JacksonvilleAn alleged robber walked out of a Bank of America on Merchant's Way Saturday with an undisclosed amount of money after an armed robbery.
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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Jacksonville Jaguars

Alabama's T.J. Yeldon selected by Jaguars in 2nd round

Alabama's T.J. Yeldon selected by Jaguars in 2nd roundWith the fourth pick in the second round, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
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A father of three suffers minor injuries in two-home fire

A father of three suffers minor injuries in two-home fireA fire broke out Friday evening in Mandarin and damaged two townhomes before JFRD got it under control.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Jaguars beef up offensive line with 3rd round pick

Jaguars beef up offensive line with 3rd round pickThe Jacksonville Jaguars decided to add some beef to its offensive line with its pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Controversial Jax dentist previously sued in 1990s

Controversial Jax dentist previously sued in 1990sProtesters have gathered outside the Schneider's University Boulevard office for three days, accusing him of mistreating patients.
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
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Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIVA Jacksonville man and sexual predator is being held without bond in the Clay County Jail, accused of violating the terms of his court order and knowingly spreading HIV to at least one victim.
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Forced to move because of "political games"

Forced to move because of "political games"A Jacksonville mother says she has no choice but to move to Colorado after the legislative session ended abruptly last week with no answers about the future of medical marijuana.
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Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park

Parents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate ParkParents voice safety concerns about iconic Kona Skate Park
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Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCN

Jacksonville sheriff's candidates debate on FCNA field of sheriff's candidates that started with seven is down to two as Ken Jefferson and Mike Williams prepare to debate each other on First Coast News on Tuesday evening.
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Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop

Jax Beach shooting suspect arrested during traffic stopTwo people were arrested Friday night following a routine traffic stop for a broken brake light. According to the police report, one of the men arrested was involved in a shooting in Jax Beach.
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Fallen JSO officer's name etched on Memorial Wall

Fallen JSO officer's name etched on Memorial WallEvery May, those who vowed to protect and serve and lost their life in the line of duty are remembered. For this year's ceremony held in Tallahassee, three names will especially be honored.
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Driver survives bad crash

Driver survives bad crashDriver survives bad crash
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First Coast man who trafficked underage girls speaks out

First Coast man who trafficked underage girls speaks outWhile fans piled into downtown Jacksonville for the Florida Georgia football game in 2011, a sex trafficker named Ruel Brown was on his way to the First Coast too.
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Operation Ceasefire re-instituted, focus is on high crime areas

Operation Ceasefire re-instituted, focus is on high crime areasBecause of the recent spike in violence, Sheriff John Rutherford says Operation Ceasefire will be re-launched. It's been used in years past, and involves more patrols, and walk and talks in some of the most violent areas.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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State approves settlement for paralyzed teen

State approves settlement for paralyzed teen The family of a Jacksonville teenager who was left paralyzed by a tree limb will receive a $3.5 million settlement under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott.
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The realities of veterans living with PTSD

The realities of veterans living with PTSDA veteran with PTSD explains what it's like for him to drive down the highway with thoughts of Iraq in his mind.
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Man shot by Fernandina police has long criminal history

Man shot by Fernandina police has long criminal historyA man who was shot by a police officer in Fernandina Beach has a long history of run-ins with police.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
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