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Scammers call stores, make bomb threats

A national scam in which callers try to extort retailers by calling in bomb threats has reached northeast Florida.

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Jury: Shooting of FSU assailant justified

There are new details in the shooting that hurt three at Florida State University's campus. The grand jury found the police shooting of the assailant was justified and called officers heroic.

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Families prepare for holidays without teens

As a Jacksonville family prepares to say goodbye to a 16-year-old shot and killed at a school bus stop, other mothers who have lost sons to violence said it's a pain no other parent should endure.

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Jacksonville police warn of stolen packages

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has received several reports saying packages have been delivered to homes but have disappear from doorsteps.

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Could possible lifting of embargo help Jax?

While the U.S. and Cuba are now beginning to take steps to restore diplomatic relations, some in Jacksonville are looking forward to having the embargo lifted, particularly when it comes to trade and the port.

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Jax small businesses urged to export

Jacksonville is looking globally to bring in new jobs.

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Family: Tree fall victim leaves great legacy

The family of a man who fell to his death Tuesday while cutting down a tree limb says he leaves behind a great legacy.

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9 NE Fla. districts increase graduation rates

Statewide graduation rates increased to an 11-year high of 76.1 percent, an increase of 0.5 percent over last year and a rise of nearly 17 percentage points since 2003-04, according to data released Thursday by the Department of Education.

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Scammers use military organization's name

Phylis Gillman was given a receipt after donating money to a man who knocked on her door this week and said he was representing the Patriot Project.

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Attorney files motion to halt proceedings

The attorney assigned to defend Donald Smith -- the man charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle -- has now filed an emergency motion with the trial judge to halt the proceedings.

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Black Creek Bike Trail closed after crash

The Black Creek Bike Trail is closed indefinitely from the area of the Pace Island subdivision north toward Orange Park because of a crash Thursday afternoon, according to Clay County deputies.

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