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Driver who struck cruiser on I-295 cited

A Jacksonville police officer was hospitalized Sunday after his patrol car was hit while he was working at the scene of a previous traffic crash.

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Blood test may predict breast cancer relapse

A blood test may soon be able to tell doctors if women who have been treated for early stage breast cancer are at risk for relapse.

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46 Florida firefighters to fight Montana blazes

The Florida Forest Service is sending 46 wildland firefighters to Montana as part of a five-crew firefighting unit to battle intense wildfires in Montana’s extreme and mountainous terrain.

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Hurricane Fred strengthens in Atlantic

Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands thousands of miles out in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Rare snakes hatch at Jacksonville Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens announced the successful hatching of one of the rarest native snakes in the United States.

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Man, 20, sentenced in 2013 fatal shooting

A 20-year-old man has been found guilty of fatally shooting another man at an apartment complex in 2013, state attorneys say.

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New Arlington River Bridge opens to traffic

The new, two-lane concrete replacement bridge has 6½-foot wide sidewalks and 4-foot wide bicycle lanes. 

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Battles over political maps brew in courts

While the Florida Supreme Court and the Legislature grapple with how congressional districts will be drawn, more legal fights are building in federal courts.

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Study: Overall consumer confidence up

Consumer confidence across Florida grew slightly from July to August, but the numbers might not fully reflect the recent roller-coaster ride of the stock market, according to a University of Florida report released Monday.

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Police search for hammer wielding suspect

A man burglarized a home on Patriot Ridge Road after breaking a glass door with a sledge hammer, police said.

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Police: Man dies week after minor crash

A 64-year-old man died Thursday, a week after suffering what appeared to be minor injuries in a crash at Old Kings and Sunbeam roads, police said.

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