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Leanza Cornett - 'Sassy Super Mom'

Leanza Cornett - 'Sassy Super Mom' Leanza Cornett - 'Sassy Super Mom' Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/entertainment/television/programs/the-chat/2014/08/22/leanza-cornett-sassy-super-mom/14436753/ Leanza was raised in the very small town of Big Stone Gap, VA until she moved to Jacksonville at the age ... (more)

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Related Topix: Big Stone Gap, VA, Theater, Arts, Entertainment, Television

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

50 years ago: Prototype ocean data buoy launched at local shipyard

The first of a series of scientific buoys that were designed to solve some of the mysteries of the world's oceans was launched by the U.S. Navy at Jacksonville Shipyards Inc. Called an 'ocean data station,' the discus-shaped buoy was 40 feet in diameter, seven feet high and topped with a 40-foot steel antenna mast.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Duval County, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

Jacksonville businesses want to export - but fight is on to get more interest in global trade

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown announced Jacksonville is joining a new exchange network created by Global Cities Initiative.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

Mayoral race shaping up to be city's most expensive, due to...

Two months after City Council member Bill Bishop announced his candidacy, Lenny Curry officially jumped into the contest after months of speculation.

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Related Topix: University of North Florida

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

City notes: Leadership Jacksonville film on Robert Shircliff wins Telly Award

Leadership Jacksonville, in partnership with Lindsey Films, received a silver award the 35th Annual Telly Awards for a documentary on philanthropist and executive Robert Shircliff.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Jacksonville, FL), University of North Florida, Environment, Science, Duval County, FL

Financial News & Daily Record

Project Speed not likely on agenda for city-state economic development meetings

State Department of Economic Opportunity Chief of Staff Chad Poppell and Communications Director Jennifer Diaz are scheduled to visit Thursday morning with the Jacksonville Office of Economic Development.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Philips (Jacksonville, FL)

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

Dolphin Dorms plans taking shape north of Jacksonville University

Dolphin Dorms, the new 274-bed housing development for Jacksonville University students, is designed as a three-wing, four-story project just north of the JU campus in north Arlington.

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Related Topix: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

The Drinks Business

Ancient grape seeds unearthed in Chianti

US archaeologists have discovered what could be the ancestor of Chianti's most famous wine style in the form of 500 waterlogged grape seeds.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology, Florida State University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

We must do more to monitor the St. Johns River

And as thousands of people are added to the population base in Northeast Florida, our pollution control techniques no longer are adequate.

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Related Topix: Florida, University of North Florida, University of Georgia Valdosta State, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

Jacksonville University alum, trustee buys 55 acres north of campus

Jacksonville University 1971 graduate Greg Nelson, who played basketball with Hall of Famer Artist Gilmore, bought almost 55 acres north of JU last week.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

60 acres slated for JU student housing sells for $7.9 million

Jacksonville University President Tim Cost shares stories with students, Jay Zamora, Jessica Parker, Will Baxley, Tyler Hardison, Ellis Harr, and John Gilason.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Arlington (Jacksonville, FL)

The Florida Times-Union

St. Johns River health improving, but new worries emerging, report says

Boats head out the mouth of the St. Johns River at dawn during the start of the Greater Jacksonville, Kingfish Tournament Friday, July 25. As in past years, the St. Johns River shows improvements in lingering problems, but faces concerns about new threats to its health, said a report Thursday from a team of university researchers.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Nasty bugs sicken more in Jacksonville, including this year's first case of "flesh-eating bacteria"

Aboard Jacksonville University's floating classroom, the R/V Larkin, JU Marine Science Master's student Madelyn Woods uses a multi-channel pipette to dilute a water sample from the river in rows of eight.

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Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, Duval County, FL, Clay County, FL, Life, Food, Seafood

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Concerns grow over East Coast oil exploration

Oil companies and environmentalists are going head-to-head after the federal government decided last week to allow oil exploration off the East Coast of the U.S., including off Northeast Florida's shores.

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Related Topix: Florida, Cape Canaveral, FL

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