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Eagle Harbor Community Pool water slide collapse

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13 students hurt in water slide collapse

More than a dozen high school students were hurt Thursday after a water slide at the Eagle Harbor Community Pool collapsed, sending five students to the hospital, authorities say.

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Reggie Fullwood

MyFloridaHouse.gov

Rep. Fullwod sues over disqualification

A Jacksonville state representative whose filing for reelection was disqualified is suing the state, asking that the Division of Elections' decision be overturned.

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12-year-old Sharron Townsend charged with murder

Police: Boy, 12, shot, killed homeless man

A 12-year-old boy shot and killed a 54-year-old homeless man last month in a what a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office chief called "a horrible, spontaneous event."

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Dead fish in water near Vilano Bridge

Boaters, fisherman question 'fish kill'

A St. Johns County fisherman sent News4Jax alarming video of dead fish floating under the Vilano Bridge Thursday.

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Dog fleas

Flea, heartworm preventive questioned

Consumers are raising questions about a popular flea and heartworm preventive medication, and some people are saying the medicine, Trifexis, is killing their dogs.

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Man hit by stray bullet on Northside

JSO: Bicyclist struck by stray bullet

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a stray bullet on the Northside.

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Tammy Hansen

Missionary to Haiti tells of Chick V pain

A Jacksonville missionary who was infected with Chikungunya virus during a mission trip in Haiti spoke Thursday about the pain she's been in for the last two months.

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Suns parking

City to pay Suns to move Aug. 8 game

Parking during Jaguars games can always be a problem, but how about parking during football and baseball games at the same time?

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St. Johns River

Report: St. Johns River's health improving

Despite a recent case of flesh-eating bacteria in the St. Johns River, the seventh annual State of the River report shows reason for optimism.

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Tax-free shopping for school supplies

Back-to-school tax holiday begins Friday

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday runs Friday through Sunday and features higher limits on exemptions. Computers and accessories are also now included on the tax-free list.

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Second water taxi

Water taxis to be ready by next week?

The city is now floating the idea of using water taxis for the upcoming Jaguars preseason game Aug. 8.

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