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  1. Employee volunteers show they careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Employees at several Jacksonville businesses wielded a paint brush, did vision screenings, served lunch to the homeless, painted a mural, dug in the dirt and planted flowers to show how much they care. And some of them did it in the rain.

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  2. The wait is over: First Trader Joe's in area opens Friday in Jacksonville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    "They walk up, look in the window, then they come over here and ask us when it's opening," she said. "It's crazy."

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  3. Jacksonville corrections pension plan gets 'F' grade; Fernandina also scraping bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville's Police and Fire Pension Fund has drawn all the hue and cry in the city's latest stab at pension reform, but according to the LeRoy Collins Institute, the city's pension plan for correction officers is the one getting an "F" grade. The think tank, located on the Florida State University campus, handed out a "D" for the financial health of the Police and Fire Pension Fund and a "C" to the city's general employee pension plan.

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  4. Domestic Violence Awareness Month events in Northeast FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, announced at a joint Wednesday press conference by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Hubbard House and Northeast Florida law enforcement. The conference addressed the need to raise public awareness about domestic violence and the resources available to the community, and launched Hubbard House's month-long #WhyIStandUp awareness campaign.

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  5. Tour Kingsley Plantation in a whole new way with SegwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    A Segway is a two-wheeled, self-balancing transportation device designed to go wherever people go. It is easy to learn to operate because of its technologically advanced design that senses your body movements.

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  6. Bookmarks: Signings, appearances, releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Award-winning Panama City author Olivia DeBelle Byrd introduces her new romantic novel "Save My Place" at a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Book Loft, 214 Centre St., Fernandina Beach. The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island hosts a "meet and greet" for self-published local authors from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Casino, 550 Beachview Drive on St. Simons Island, Ga.

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  7. Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Sherlock is a 1-year-old, 53-pound Australian Kelpie mix with soft black and tan coat. He was surrendered by his owners, who could no longer for him.

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  8. Menendez scores final 42 points in rout at Fernandina BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Zack Bryant ran for 142 yards and a TD as the Falcons scored the game's final 42 points to rout the host Pirates.

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  9. River Life: What's that silver ripple in the St. Johns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    One huge benefit of having the Marine Science Research Institute at Jacksonville University is its waterfront location right on the St. Johns River. I get to watch and observe the river on a daily basis.

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  10. Senior Games coming to Jacksonville in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Tom Wages, 65, of Fernandina Beach, pulls ahead during one heat of the 100-meter dash in the Jacksonville Senior Games last October. Len Furman, who set a state record in the 1,500 meters last year, says you don't have to be a serious athlete to compete.

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  11. Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Cold Noses, the Times-Union's weekly pet blog, features pets available for adoption at local government-run shelters. For more pet news, go to Jacksonville.com/news/pets.

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  12. New museum for American Beach fulfills dreams of 'The Beach Lady'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Visitors observe a display about MaVynee Betsch - "The Beach Lady" - at the new American Beach Museum on Julia Street in Fernandina Beach. Betsch was a longtime advocate of preserving the history of American Beach.

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  13. Timucuan Trail Parks: George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Will.Dickey@Jacksonville.com Anglers try their luck on the George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park on Sept. 6. George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier in northeast Duval County/southeast Nassau County is a popular Florida State Park.

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  14. Bookmarks: Signings, releases, appearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Best-selling middle-grade fantasy author Tyler Whitesides introduces "Strike of the Sweepers," the fourth book in his award-winning "Janitors" series, at 7 p.m. Monday at The Bookmark, 220 First St., Neptune Beach. At 6 p.m. Friday, Whitesides will be at the Mandarin Barnes & Noble, 11112 San Jose Blvd. Best-selling South Florida thriller writer Lynn Sholes discusses her work 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Library's Book Talk Cafe at the library, 101 Library Blvd. Author, filmmaker and naturalist Bill Belleville shares his adventures in a St. Johns Riverkeeper event starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Tree Hill Nature Center, 7152 Lone Star Road.

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  15. Prosecutor: Suspect who worked at Boys & Girls Club, churches was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    The story below, which ran in the paper on page B-1 Friday, reports that a federal prosecutor said Nicholas Clark was fired from the YMCA in Yulee in May 2012 after repeated admonishments for inappropriate contact with children, including encouraging young boys to lay their heads on his lap while watching movies, rubbing their bodies while in their company and looking through YMCA registration books that contained personal information about children. YMCA spokeswoman Michelle Moore said Friday that Nicholas Clark's termination was unrelated to anything involving children and that staff never saw any criminal behavior involving Clark and children at the Y. Moore wouldn't say why Clark was terminated.

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  16. Prosecutor: Child-porn suspect who worked at Boys & Girls Club,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    A Nassau County man charged with child pornography was fired from the Yulee YMCA for repeated inappropriate contact with young boys, though he continued working with youths at a Boys & Girls Club and at least two churches whose officials said they were unaware of his job history. Officials of the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Florida and the churches - the South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church and Fernandina First Presbyterian Church - said they had done thorough background checks on Nicholas Mitko Clark and found no criminal history or other red flags to keep him from working with their children until learning about his arrest last week.

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  17. Yulee man who worked with children at Boys/Girls club, churches arrested on child-porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Federal authorities have filed child pornography charges against a Yulee man who worked with youths at a Boys & Girls Club in Fernandina Beach, several area churches and advertised his baby-sitting services on the Internet. Nicholas Mitko Clark, 21, was charged in a federal criminal complaint released Monday after being linked to a child pornography investigation last year that led to the arrest of a Canadian man.

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  18. Fletcher Ave. burglary spree haulted with 17-year-old's arrest in FernandinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Fernandina Beach police have nabbed a burglary suspect in a string of crimes following a high-speed chase early Saturday. The Jacksonville 17-year-old is charged with six counts of residential burglary, five counts of grand theft and three counts of vehicle burglary in the back-to-back weekend spree.

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  19. Yulee man who worked with children at Boys/Girls club, churches arrested on child-porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    Federal authorities have filed child-pornography charges against a Yulee man who worked with youths at a Boys & Girls Club in Fernandina Beach, several area churches and advertised his baby-sitting services on the Internet. Nicholas Mitko Clark, 21, was charged in a federal criminal complaint released Monday after being linked to a child-pornography investigation last year that led to the arrest of a Canadian man.

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  20. Baptist Health neurosurgeon performs first procedure with new device designed to treat aneurysmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    For the last six years, Dana Bean, 52, has been living with the knowledge that the same condition that killed her mother could kill her at any time. When Bean was only six, her mother died of a aneurysm, a blood-filled bulge in a blood vessel that, if it bursts, can cause death.

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