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9 people who shouldn't even run for dogcatcher

As an answer to the list of people who should run for Mayor, Stephen Dare presents a partial and wildly incomplete list of the annoying, alarming, and asinine people involved in local government that we wish would go away. No particular order, and selected for a wide variety of reasons. Robin Lumb, surprisingly did not make this list.


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The Skyway Express: Should We Keep Or Get Rid Of It?

Metro Jacksonville's Kristen Pickrell sits down with three local professionals to ponder the merits of the JTA Skyway and its future.


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10 Things Only People From Jacksonville Understand

Motovo's Cassie Sheets provides our readers a list of 10 things that only people from Jacksonville understand. Take a look and let us know if you agree with her assessment!


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One Spark Financials 2012-2013

In light of the recent accusations from Shad Khan that the KYN accelerator was charging too much in overhead and not giving enough money to startups, a Metro Jacksonville contributor takes a look at and shares One Spark's 990 financial forms.


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Urban Construction Update - September 2014

Major construction projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville's urban core. Find out where (and more) as we take a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of September.

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Jacksonville's Electric Bill: Most Costly Facilities

These are the top eight most costly facilities to "energize".


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Abandoned Jacksonville: Jones Chambliss Meat Packers

When traveling on the forgotten side streets of Jacksonville's older neighborhoods, one can't help but have a bit of "factory nostalgia" due to the eerily quiet ruins of industrial sites that once buzzed with activity. Here's a story of the rise and fall of a slaughterhouse just north of Riverside and west of Brooklyn: Jones-Chambliss Meat Packers.


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The Jacksonville Landing: What Should It Be?

Sleiman Enterprises wants to redevelop the Jacksonville Landing. Most agree that something should be done. However, there's debate on what the final product should be, who should pay for it and how much public money should be invested in it. Here's a brief look at the rise and fall of the Landing and the variety of opinions facing its future.

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The $100 Million Jacksonville Jaguars Scoreboards

Take a deep breath. The new scoreboards at Everbank Field are cool and no one is taking them down. But, maybe, we can talk about the money behind the scoreboards (and a little about the stadium) without anybody feeling threatened or vindicated.


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Fernandina Beach: A Stroll Down Historic Centre Street

Northeast Florida is home to several pedestrian scale districts. Some of the region's largest are located outside of the City of Jacksonville. Today, Metro Jacksonville takes a stroll down Fernandina Beach's historic Centre Street.

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Downtown Fresh Market Opens

Downtown celebrates the opening of Brooklyn Station's Fresh Market. Here's a look inside the urban core's first grocery store to open in years and a brief update on what's going up around it.


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