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6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Jenny Hager's Sculpture Walk will bring 13 sculptures to downtown Jacksonville for the next year

For the next year, 10 sculptures will fill the park, located across Main Street from the downtown public library.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Brooklyn (Jacksonville, FL), Hogan (Jacksonville, FL), Miami, FL, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles

Bob.Mack@jacksonville.com Mike Hightower isn't sure what he'll do next, after a career that took surprising turns: "I was supposed to be a civics teacher."

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Related Topix: Florida, Jacksonville, FL, US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The News-Gazette

UI research scientist files to challenge county clerk

Scott Hays, who said he has taught a college-level course on American government and helped write a book on voter reforms, said he couldn't let Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten run unopposed.

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Related Topix: Champaign County, IL, Mahomet, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Earth Fare opening prompts price comparison with competing grocery stores

Will.Dickey@Jacksonville.com--08/18/14--The new Earth Fare grocery store is preparing to open on Beach Boulevard Monday, August 18, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Related Topix: University of Florida

Financial News & Daily Record

Groundbreaking for Newman Student Housing Fund project at UNF

The Diocese of St. Augustine broke ground today on the faith-based Newman Student Housing Fund project along Alumni Way near the University of North Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida

Capital Soup

Anna Brosche Campaign Endorsed by Associated Builders and...

The Anna Brosche Campaign today announced the endorsement of the Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. .

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Related Topix: Florida, Duval County, FL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

One of Us: Alison Pulley brings art history background to Mandarin Branch Library

Alison Pulley, left, works with Derek, 4, and Taison McGeathey, 7, during Art Club on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, held at the Mandarin Branch Library in Jacksonville.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Riverside (Jacksonville, FL), Jacksonville, FL, Avondale (Jacksonville, FL), Opinion

Newswise

Home Sweet Home: Does Where You Live Impact Student Success?

Where you live doesn't have to determine your school success, according to a recent study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Florida.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Crowded Clay School Board primary focuses on superintendent selection, budget and charter schools

Candidate provided -- 07/22/14 -- Brian Graham is a candidate for Clay County School Board District 5 seat, now held by his mother, Lisa Graham, who is retiring Education: Bachelor's degree in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological College and Seminary and working on a master's degree in biblical counseling, associate's degree in business ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida, Jacksonville University, Flagler College, Education Etc.

The Florida Times-Union

Clay Commission races focus on budget gap and economic development

Education: master's degree in business administration from Loyola University and bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Marquette University Education: master's degree in reading curriculum and instruction from Grand Canyon University, bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of North Florida and associate's degree ... (more)

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Marquette University, Grand Canyon University, University of Florida, St Johns County, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WTLV

Former UNF golfer launched ice bucket challenge

A former UNF golfer is being credited with starting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has exploded around the world.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Sarasota, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTLV

Athletics Holds Annual AD/Osprey Club Reception

The University of North Florida Athletic Department in conjuction with the Osprey Club hosted the annual Athletic Director's reception at the Boathouse Restaurant on the UNF campus.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Food holds steady in price, gasoline continues slide for upbeat First Coast CPI

Food prices holding steady and a decrease in gasoline prices provided for a modest increase in the Consumer Price Index for the First Coast in July, a leading local economist said this week.

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Related Topix: Florida

The Florida Times-Union

First Coast tourism breaking records for second quarter of business; Florida visitors spike too

There's been an increase in tourism for the spring quarter of 2014 on the First Coast.

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Related Topix: Florida, Duval County, FL, Nassau County, FL, St Johns County, FL

Capital Soup

Gargoyle takes home 5 awards in Sunshine State Awards

The Gargoyle, Flagler College's online newspaper, won five awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter's 2014 Sunshine State Awards, including three awards for co-editor Alexa Epitropoulos.

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Related Topix: Flagler College, Journalism, University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Eckerd College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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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