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  1. Bookmarks: Signings, releases, storytimesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Emily Lisska , executive director of the Jacksonville Historical Society, discusses Harriet Beecher Stowe's experiences in Northeast Florida using Stowe's book "Palmetto Leaves" as inspiration, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Main Library, 303 N. Laura St. Both Jacksonville Barnes & Noble stores are holding "Countdown to Midnight" parties beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday celebrating the midnight release of the "Special Rehearsal Edition Script" of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two," a new play premiering in London's West End on Saturday. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne , it's the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Potter saga to be presented on stage.

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  2. Police: 2 dead in Spring Park area of JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is reporting two men are dead in the 2700 block of Westmont Street, which is just south of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville.

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

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

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

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  4. Gas leak caused by backhoe forces lane closures near Ronald McDonald House in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    A gas leak caused by a backhoe at a construction site at the intersection of Childrens Way and Palm Avenue Forest forced the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office to shut down a number of intersections from noon until about 1:30 p.m. A gas leak caused by a backhoe at a construction site at the intersection of Childrens Way and Palm Avenue Forest forced the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office to shut down a number of intersections from noon until about 1:30 p.m. The backhoe was working at the Baptist Anderson Cancer Center expansion site across the street from the Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville and Nemours.

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  5. First Coast sees rare uptick in monthly unemployment rate in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    In this April 10, 2014 photo, John Soung, right, and Gabriel Fitzgerald, second right, talk to recruiter Todd Zedicher of Integrated Life Choices, left, at a job fair on the campus of Kaplan University. It's one of the rare increases in the monthly jobless figures in the past few years.

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  6. Dining Notes: Orsay pastry chef moving to revamp other Jacksonville restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    I'm sure that we have all had this dining experience. Your meal, through no fault of anyone in particular, just isn't right.

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  7. Jaguars Position Preview: Tight endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Gary McCullough/For The Times-Union --8/14/15 -- Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis catches a pass for gain of 7 yards against the Pittsburg Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of NFL football preseason action Friday night. The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted the Pittsburg Steelers at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday, August 14, 2015.

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  8. Former home of Jacksonville inmate where woman's body found has been condemnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    This is the site behind Russell Tillis' former home on East Bowden Circle where the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office uncovered the remains of a young woman in February. The home has since been condemned as its former owner awaits trial on separate charges.

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  9. Rep. Reggie Fullwood eases into House District 13 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    State Rep. Reggie Fullwood, running for re-election despite a 14-count federal indictment, finds himself one of the rare incumbents this year to face both a tough primary and, if he wins that, a formidable candidate in the general election. State Rep. Reggie Fullwood, running for re-election despite a 14-count federal indictment, finds himself one of the rare incumbents this year to face both a tough primary and, if he wins that, a formidable candidate in the general election.

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  10. Knead closing in Murray Hill, but Bold Bean expanding to San MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    Barista Kyle Graf makes pour over coffees at the bar of Bold Bean Coffee Roasters on Stockton Street Monday, January 20, 2014. Bold Bean Coffee Roasters, a local craft coffee business on Stockton Street in Jacksonville, FL has become a successful and growing business for owner Jay Burnett.

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  11. Police investigate double shooting in Northwest Jacksonville that leaves 1 dead, 1 woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    One person was killed and another critically wounded in shootings of several people in Northwest Jacksonville's Edgewood Manor area about 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, police said. Police called to the 2300 block of Lantana Avenue said Jacksonville Fire Rescue took two victims to UF Health where one died and the second was treated for life-threatening wounds.

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  12. JTA bus driver killed in his yard remembered as role model at gathering downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A vacant lot next to the Rosa Parks Transit Station in downtown Jacksonville served as a meeting place Wednesday for friends, family and co-workers who gathered to remember a bus driver killed after mowing his lawn on the Northside. A vacant lot next to the Rosa Parks Transit Station in downtown Jacksonville served as a meeting place Wednesday for friends, family and co-workers who gathered to remember a bus driver killed after mowing his lawn on the Northside.

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  13. Play time is therapy time for Wolfson pediatric rehabilitation program; toy drive under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    Callan Salko, 7, plays with a toy drill at Wolfson Children's Rehabilitation with occupational therapist Courtney Peterson. Callan, who likely had a stroke as a baby before being adopted from China, has cerebral palsy.

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  14. Duval extension class on Aug. 20 shows how to grow vegetables from seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A new Urban Garden Program that teaches residents how to grow vegetables is set to bloom from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Duval County Extension Office at 1010 North McDuff Ave. in Jacksonville. "How to Start Vegetables from Seed" is the name of the course, which will also allow participants to take home their own seed tray.

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  15. Jacksonville woman guilty of attempted murder after shooting man in backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A 28-year-old woman was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree attempted murder after she shot a man in November at the Canterbury Gardens apartment complex at 1591 S. Lane Ave., according to the State Attorney's Ofifce. Timysha Devondra Simpo now faces up to life in prison when her sentencing hearing is scheduled for Aug. 22, according to prosecutors.

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  16. State opens new South Jacksonville immunization centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    The Florida Department Of Health hosts a grand opening of its new South Jacksonville Immunization Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at 3225 University Blvd. S. Free health information, back-to-school supplies, face painting, crafts and refreshments will be offered at the grand opening as residents meet with immunization center staff. The center offers vaccines required for children entering pre-school and grades K-12 for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis , measles, mumps, rubella, polio, varicella and hepatitis B. The center also offers the federally-funded Vaccines for Children immunization program, which provides the medicines at no cost to the parent/guardian to children ages birth to 18 who meet program eligibility.

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  17. Body discovered in rural Northside Jacksonville woods identified as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A body found late Tuesday morning in the woods off the 6100 block of Spring Hammock Road has been identified as 37-year-old Arnett Irving Rollins, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Rollins' remains were found about 30 miles from where he had lived on South Autrey Avenue on the city's Westside.

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  18. German manufacturing plant to bring 25 jobs to JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    The KLS Martin Group is based in Germany and makes medical devices. Its U.S. headquarters has been in Jacksonville since 1993 and employs more than 100 people here in sales, customer service, logistics, operations and product development.

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  19. Paint the paw prints down East Bay Street on July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    Volunteers will gather at the annual Painting of the PawPrints from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, beginning at Parking Lot X at East Bay Street and A. Philip Randolph Boulevard in downtown Jacksonville. Pictured is the 2013 event.

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  20. Help maintain Jacksonville parks with Friday volunteer eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    A cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Hanna Park at 500 Wonderwood Drive in Atlantic Beach. Jacksonville's Timucuan Parks Foundation is hosting volunteer "Friday Mornings in JaxParks" cleanup projects for people who want community service hours or just want to help.

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