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19 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Tonyaa Weathersbee: Our state's misplaced priorities

According to a report released by the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy titled "The Condition of Florida by the Numbers," the state is still struggling to shake off the ravages of the Great Recession.

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Related Topix: Opinion

20 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Find out what media celebrities had to do to fulfill public dares in Hemming Plaza

Ron Littlepage sat in a patio chair on Hemming Plaza Wednesday, electric clippers buzzing in his hand.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Ron Littlepage: Shaving a beard is easier than trimming a budget

I'm among a group of people who have agreed to do silly things to help raise money for University of North Florida journalism students who want to travel to Germany next month to report on One Spark Berlin.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

Capital Soup

Representative Janet Adkins Endorses Jay Fant for State House, District 15

State Representative Janet Adkins stated: "Westside of Jacksonville is where I was raised and is a place many of my family members call home.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Marietta (Jacksonville, FL), Tallahassee, FL, Florida

Business Journal

Jacksonville researchers awarded grant for molecular x-ray diffractometer

It's not science fiction - it's something that researchers at the University of North Florida are working on: a high-tech instrument will enable investigations into new, currently unknown materials and their applications.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTLV

Expert weighs in on Jacksonville race relations

The violence seen in Ferguson, Missouri certainly hasn't spilled into the First Coast.

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The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville's Action News braces for new anchor talent

About three months after Jacksonville's Action News on WAWS-TV Fox30 and WTEV-TV CBS47 announced it would be jettisoning five on-air anchors, reality is setting in for those journalists as replacements are assuming positions in the transition.

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Newswise

Race Expert Discusses State of Race in America Resulting from Michael Brown Shooting

Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder is a sociologist and scholar specializing in diversity, race relations and gender issues.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, University of Florida

Business Journal

Dynamic group of speakers set for TEDxJacksonville

A Keith Haring -style street artist, a trailblazing neuroscientist and a wheelchair-bound student from the University of North Florida are just a few of the local speakers who will take the stage at TEDxJacksonville on Oct. 25. Organizers for the event - a day-long conference meant to spark deep dialogue around a common theme - today announced the ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville's first Street Vault has pole vaulters competing in the middle of Hogan Street downtown

Carson Dingler, 15, of Juliette, Georgia, competes in the Jacksonville Athletic Club's Street Vault Saturday, August 16, 2014 at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Giving Back: Alison Farhat

When people volunteer, they can change lives - including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteer's story of giving back and how that selfless act was a true revelation.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville's Harvey Bernhardt Foundation working to expand reach, 'fill niche' for people in crisis

Harvey Bernhardt, shown here in 1989, was a pathologist who coached basketball on the side.

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Mental Help Net

ACA Incentives May Promote Cardiac Rehab in the Workplace

Financial incentives and the emphasis on outcomes in the current era of health reform in the United States may encourage delivery of preventive care services, such as cardiac rehabilitation, in the workplace, according to research published in the August issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine .

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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: Jacksonville University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Shark Week doesn't always thrill Florida biologists

Halfway through Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" programming special, millions of shark lovers are getting a great fix from the nightly television specials.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, TV, Electronics, University of Florida

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), Environment, Science, Jacksonville University, Duval County, FL

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Capital Soup

National Association for Campus Activities Appoints Croft to Board of Directors

The National Association for Campus Activities recently appointed Dr. Lucy Croft, associate vice president for Student Affairs at the University of North Florida, to serve on its board of directors.

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Related Topix: Atlantic Beach, FL, University of Cincinnati

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

The Goods: Garlic is known for numerous health benefits

Garlic or " Allium sativu " is a species in the onion family. Garlic has been used in many cultures and religions as a seasoning or condiment for thousands of years.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Garlic, Recipes, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dieting, Entertainment

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, Jacksonville University, University of Georgia Valdosta State, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

One Spark expands Jacksonville festival by a day in 2015, boosts prize money

First: Theater on a Mission, a group of high school and college students planning a mission trip to a Kenyan orphanage.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

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