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The Final Debate for Florida's Governor

Both Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Christ have felt the blowback after an electric fan became the star of their second debate. The bizarre chain of events overshadowed what was supposed to be a chance for voters in Florida to hear…

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Billboards

City Council is considering overturning a referendum passed nearly 30 years ago that would literally change the landscape of Jacksonville. If it's reversed, you're going to see many trees in the area cut down as a result.

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Response to The Jacksonville Landing

The recent editorial by Bob Ellis was correct in stating that The Landing needs to be upgraded. Making these improvements does not mean that we have to tap into the bonding authority of the city’s banking fund to the tune of $11.8 million.

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Words from Ron Davis, Father of Jordan Davis

The second Michael Dunn trial came to an end this week when a jury convicted Dunn of the first degree murder of Jordan Davis. We finally have closure on a tragic story that’s dominated the headlines in our city for two years.

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The Jacksonville Landing

The funding for the proposed re-building of the Jacksonville Landing didn’t make it through the budget recently approved by City Council. Unfortunately it’s not surprising. And that’s the problem.

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Revisiting Hurricane Dora's impact

Those who lived through it will never forget the damage and devastation it did to our community. Their words and images and film from 50 years ago should help us remember we can not let our guard down. 

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Parents: Invest in childrens' success

It's back to school for children throughout the first coast this week. The start of a new school year means a fresh start for both students and parents.

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Editorial: JSO needs to fix not informing media, public

There's a lot we still don't know yet about the tragic death of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle. What is becoming clearer in the past few days is the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office did not do a good enough job alerting the public there was a search…

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