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Firefighters battle Westside house fire

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department spent Wednesday evening battling a house fire on the Westside.

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Man arrested on child molestation charges

A 52-year-old Clay County man was arrested Tuesday on one count of lewd or lascivious molestation and one count of possession of child pornography, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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Local sailors in Navy training exercises

The USS Farragut from Mayport is the only local ship involved in the destroyer squad of ships conducting training exercises of the northeast Florida coast. News4Jax reporter Chris Parenteau got a behind-the-scenes look at the exercises.

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Mother of slain teen mentors youth

The mother of the 16-year-old who was shot and killed while waiting at a school bus stop is sharing what life has been like for the past month.

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IRS issues warning as tax season begins

With tax season arriving, people may be planning to hire someone to prepare their returns for you. The IRS urges you to be cautious when hiring a preparer.

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Firefighters respond to Jax house fire

Jacksonville firefighters responded to a second house fire on the Westside Wednesday night.

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Alexander gives first interview since release

Marissa Alexander spoke exclusively to CNN’s Anderson Cooper on 'AC360,' where she expressed love for her children and told Cooper she did not regret declining her first plea deal. She said she is looking forward, is much stronger and has no regrets.

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UF to change name of 'ISIS' records system

The University of Florida is changing the name of its records management system known as "ISIS," a move being applauded by a student who is the cousin of a journalist killed by the terrorist organization of the same name.

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Law could clean up Jacksonville blight

The Jacksonville City Council unanimously passed a new law Tuesday requiring the demolition of all vacant buildings that have had no power or water for the past two years.

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Scott proposes nearly $77 billion budget

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling for a nearly $77 billion state budget in the coming year.

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Alexander case highlights 10-20-Life law

While the legal proceedings against Marissa Alexander are over, the ramifications of her case could be felt for some time, particularly in the Florida Legislature.

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