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List: counties where Florida teachers make the most, least

List: counties where Florida teachers make the most, leastDo you know a teacher? Check out this list of where Florida teachers make the most/least.
  • Florida News
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Education

Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade test

Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade testGov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade test
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Florida Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade test

Florida Gov. Scott officially suspends 11th grade testFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is officially suspending a standardized test that the state's 11th graders were supposed to take this spring. Scott on Tuesday signed an executive order that directs Education Commissioner Pam Stewart to suspend the test. The governor last...
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Vanilla Ice to help Florida family with pool

Vanilla Ice to help Florida family with poolVanilla Ice to help Florida family with pool
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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Free doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on Tuesday

Free doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on TuesdayFree doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on Tuesday
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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Manatee rescue underway from Satellite Beach drain

Manatee rescue underway from Satellite Beach drainUsing earth-moving equipment and a gentle touch, rescuers and animal experts are expected to be working through the night to rescue upwards of 15 manatees discovered in the Satellite Beach storm drain system on Monday afternoon.
  • Florida News
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
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JSO, FDLE team up to create iWatchJax.com

JSO, FDLE team up to create iWatchJax.comJSO is hoping to teach people about the signs of terror. The agency has partnered with the FDLE to create iWatchJax.com.
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  • 5 hours, 32 minutes ago
Florida News

"I'm Done": Local investigator fears for baby's safety

"I'm Done": Local investigator fears for baby's safety"I've held this baby, that's probably the mistake I made," she says. "I knew that baby was in foster care and I held this baby. And then my gut told me save this baby."
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida News

Former FDLE chief calls forced ouster a 'travesty'

Former FDLE chief calls forced ouster a 'travesty'Jim York has a lot of respect for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the state's top law enforcement agency.
  • Florida News
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Elections

Political payoff: No money? No endorsement

Political payoff: No money? No endorsementPolitical endorsements are rolling in ahead of Jacksonville's March 24 elections, but you might be surprised to find out, they have less to do with values and more to do with cold, hard cash.
  • Elections
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Florida News

VIDEO: Possible meteor sighting

VIDEO: Possible meteor sightingPeople all over Florida are scratching their heads after seeing a flying object streak across the sky Sunday night.
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
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Bicyclist finds body off Pritchard Road

Bicyclist finds body off Pritchard RoadBicyclist finds body off Pritchard Road
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Entertainment

Thoughts You Have In Line at Starbucks

Thoughts You Have In Line at StarbucksIf only making coffee at home wasn’t so hard!
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida News

Once again, Florida sees record number of tourists

Once again, Florida sees record number of touristsGovernor Rick Scott announced Monday that a record number of visitors came to the Sunshine State in 2014. Jessica Clark reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?His latest campaign ad promotes the number of jobs created under Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown's tenure? But how accurate are the ad's claims? Anne Schindler put them to the test.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Florida News

Small business sales tax holiday proposed

Small business sales tax holiday proposedIf two state lawmakers get their way, small businesses in Florida could soon see a nice boost. Garin Flowers reports.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Bill aims to ban fracking in Florida

Bill aims to ban fracking in FloridaA bill introduced to the Florida legislature would, if passed, ban all fracking effective July 1. Anne Schindler reports.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Crime

Central Florida murder suspects captured in Jacksonville

Central Florida murder suspects captured in JacksonvilleA pair of triple murder suspects wanted in central Florida were captured Thursday in Jacksonville. Mike Lyons reports.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Fla. health officials negotiate new 'Charlotte's Web' rule

Fla. health officials negotiate new 'Charlotte's Web' ruleA non-euphoric, low-THC form of the drug was approved last year by lawmakers. Known as Charlotte's web, it should be on the market as we speak, but the Florida Department of Health came up with rules for it that were contested and thrown out by a jud
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Teen shot by officer in Palatka

Teen shot by officer in PalatkaTeen shot by officer in Palatka
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Features

EXTENDED CUT: 'Sex Offender Village' becomes refuge for the reviled

EXTENDED CUT: 'Sex Offender Village' becomes refuge for the reviledSurrounded by thousands of acres of sugar cane, Pahokee is about as remote as Florida gets. There is where you can find what some call a modern-day leper colony: a safe haven for the most despised people on earth.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Neighbor to White Springs family's grandfather speaks out

Neighbor to White Springs family's grandfather speaks outA longtime neighbor of the Kornegay children's grandfather spoke to First Coast News and said he is hopeful the grandfather can get custody of the girls and believes the older sister should not face any charges.
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Bear supporters to rally in Jacksonville

Bear supporters to rally in JacksonvilleBear supporters to rally in Jacksonville
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Kornegay parents in court Wednesday

Kornegay parents in court WednesdayKornegay parents in court Wednesday
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Possible tornado hits Florida Panhandle prison

Possible tornado hits Florida Panhandle prisonSeveral vehicles were damaged when a tornado touched down near the Calhoun Correctional Institute on Monday morning.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Holiday

Photos: Enjoy these fun Halloween pics

Photos: Enjoy these fun Halloween picsIt's a bird...It's plane...No way it's SUPERMAN
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  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Crime

Polk County couple charged for running dog fighting ring

Polk County couple charged for running dog fighting ringPolk couple arrested for running dog fighting rings.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Life

Get a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park Zoo

Get a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park ZooGet a peek at the baby Pygmy Hippo at Lowry Park Zoo.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Photos: Various forms of medical marijuana

Photos: Various forms of medical marijuanaBERKELEY, CA - MARCH 25: One-ounce bags of medicinal marijuana are displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified a ballot initiative late Wednesday to legalize the possession and...
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
NFL

Photos: Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville Jaguars

Photos: Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville JaguarsJACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 21: Greg Toler #28 of the Indianapolis Colts runs back an interception for a touchdown during the second half of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on September 21, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob...
  • NFL
  • 5 months, 1 week ago