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11 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

the Dark Side of Dredging

Politicians and business boosters turned out last week - among them Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Chamber of Commerce president Daniel Davis - to celebrate their joint clout in muscling the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve deepening 13 miles of the St. Johns River, from 40 to 47 feet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

Long before the picks and shovels come out, there's a new tool that could help scientists shed light on archaeological mysteries long buried by eroding desert landscapes from the American Southwest to the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology, University of Arkansas

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS 47

Gov. Scott backing in-state tuition measure for students without legal status

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Surrounded by students, Gov. Rick Scott focused on the cost of higher education at the Duval County School Board building Monday.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Duval County, FL, University of Florida

Business Journal

New York stylist opening upscale salon in Riverside

"If you go into my little home office, there's tear sheets and images and fabric swatches everywhere, because I'm so inspired by that," she said, "and this pile of dusty papers with numbers on it."

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Related Topix: New York, Riverside (Jacksonville, FL)

Financial News & Daily Record

Jim Overton says he won't be a candidate for Jacksonville mayor

Almost six weeks after saying he would challenge Mayor Alvin Brown in the 2015 mayor's race, Property Appraiser Jim Overton has had a change of heart.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL

Financial News & Daily Record

Unemployment rate rises, but so does job growth

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity reported Friday that the unemployment rate for the Jacksonville metropolitan area - consisting of Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties - was 6.2 percent in March, unchanged from February.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WTLV

#WTEN Falls 4-3 to Stetson in Atlantic Sun Semifinals

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The No. 1 seed University of North Florida women's tennis team fell 4-3 to fourth-seeded Stetson in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Sunday at the UNF Tennis Complex.

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News 4 Jax

Florida Ballet to honor founder with special performance

Laurie Picinich- Byrd.... She's being honored for her 35 years of contributions to dance in our community.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Florida

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTLV

#SB Drops Series Finale at Florida Gulf Coast

Boxscore FORT MYERS, Fla. - University of North Florida softball fell 6-0 in the series finale with Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday at the FGCU Softball Complex.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL

Customer Interaction Solutions

Young Marion County residents test the entrepreneurial waters [Ocala Star-Banner, Fla. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 19--Gabe Pierannunzi doesn't have a driver's license yet, but he's not afraid to take the wheel of his own company.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Jobless rate up slightly on First Coast and in Florida, as more enter the workforce

Rising gas prices are already affecting the First Coast economy, University of North Florida economist Paul Mason said this week.

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Related Topix: Florida, Duval County, FL

Naples Daily News

Prep track: Neumann girls third, Community School boys fourth at 1A-Region 3 meet

The St. John Neumann High School girls track and field team finished third, and the Community School boys were fourth to lead area schools in the Class 1A-Region 3 meet on Thursday night at Clearwater Calvary Christian.

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Related Topix: Florida

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTLV

Police searching for peeping tom on UNF campus

Police searching for peeping tom on UNF campus on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/crime/crime-stoppers/2014/04/17/unf-peeping-tom/7826671/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Naples Daily News

Prep track: Immokalee's Munoz, Delacruz lead the pack again

Last week, Immokalee High's Anita Munoz and Leonel Delacruz proved they were the best distance runners in their district with each winning the 1,600- and 3,200-meters.

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Related Topix: Immokalee, FL

Financial News & Daily Record

Workspace: James Croft mixes love of politics and art

Together, the two play out on paper, linoleum and wood in Croft's 'studio' - the one-car garage of his family's Westside town home.

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Financial News & Daily Record

Jacksonville University investing in Arlington area, considering programs Downtown

Cost, who took the helm of the 80-year-old liberal arts school more than a year ago in February 2013, is considering acquiring property south, north, east and northeast of the 198-acre riverfront Arlington campus.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

College heads agree: Business relevance is key to success of universities

Relevance is what the business community wants from higher education and what universities need to deliver to their students and communities.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville University, Davis College

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

The St. Johns River is a boys' club for dolphins

The males boss around females, form complicated alliances and battle their enemies.

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Cape Gazette

Cape students tour nine colleges

Nearly four dozen Cape students who hope to attend college visited the Sunshine State in March, touring nine college campuses and spending a day at Disney.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Florida State University, Jacksonville State University, University of Central Florida, Edward Waters College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Duval schools seek more science, math teachers

A new program in which Duval Schools and the University of North Florida attract and train new science and math teachers has too few takers, so officials are extending its deadline.

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