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2 die after truck flips over airport fence

The driver and passenger of a Ford F-150 pickup truck died Friday night after a collision with a car on U.S. 1 sends the pickup over the fence of the Northeast Florida Regional Airport, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Scholars urge new look at founder John Jay

As more of his papers have become available in the past decade, John Jay's admirers, ranging from specialists to popular historians, have been arguing that a founder they believe is underrated deserves a closer look.

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66 evacuated after Ferris wheel stops

A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said.

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Increased security at fireworks shows

Law enforcement agencies will have a larger visual presence this holiday weekend.

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Jax church plans to build church in Cuba

President Barack Obama said this week that it's time for the U.S. to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba. A local church didn't waste any time making plans to expand the message of Christianity to the island country after the announcement.

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Local hero honored for saving little girl

A little more than a year after a local boy rescued a 6-year old girl from a burning home, he is being honored with a national heroism award.

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Baby dies from fire despite heroic rescue

A fire broke out in a home on Jacksonville’s Northside Friday night that claimed the life of a 6-month-old baby and put an elderly family member in the hospital despite the heroic efforts of a nearby neighbor that rushed to the rescue.

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Museum covers Confederate flag on General Lee

The Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection has acquired an unprecedented number of antique, luxury, rare and iconic cars from movies and television, but thanks to the reignited debate over the Confederate flag, one car is causing controversy.

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Man shot by police, officer hurt identified

A man shot and killed while running from police after an undercover drug sting in St. Nicholas Thursday evening is identified as Victo Larosa III, a 23-year-old who was on probation for selling cocaine last year.

IMAGES: Evidence photos of takedown…

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Ready to let their colors burst Downtown

The fireworks that will be shot off from two barges in the St. Johns River were loaded onto the barges from a packed 53-foot trailer Friday afternoon in Green Cove Springs.

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Search for missing woman turns up body

Columbia County investigators are trying to identify a body found late Friday morning in Lake City by searchers looking for a missing Baker County woman.

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