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  1. Jacksonville police officer suffers minor injuries in crash on city's WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A veteran Jacksonville police officer suffered minor injuries Thursday morning in a two-vehicle collision on the city's Westside. Police said Officer Richard Futch, a 19-year veteran, was driving east on Normandy when a westbound vehicle attempting to turn left onto Fouraker crossed into the path of the police cruiser.

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  2. American flag retirement service offered by Advanced DisposalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Advanced Disposal is celebrating Independence Day at all of its 226 locations with a disposal program for old, worn, torn or faded American flags. Residents are invited to drop their flags at their local Advanced Disposal location for proper retirement in accordance with the United States Flag Code, or to be recycled in a dignified manner by companies specializing in flag recycling.

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  3. Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Northwest JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A pedestrian died from his injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Northwest Jacksonville late Thursday, according to the Sheriff's Office. The man, who was described as in his 60s, was rushed to UF Health Jacksonville where we was pronounced dead early Friday morning.

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  4. Westside Jacksonville mobile home fire leaves boy, 6, in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A 6-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a Westside Jacksonville mobile home fire Thursday morning, said an official with the State Fire Marshal's Office. The fire was reported at 6:48 a.m. in the 5500 block of Connie Jean Road off 103rd Street.

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  5. Westside Jacksonville mobile home fire leaves child in critical...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A child suffered critical injuries and the mother and a sibling were injured in a Westside Jacksonville mobile home fire Thursday morning, said Tom Francis, the fire department's senior spokesman. The fire was reported at 6:48 a.m. in the 5500 block of Connie Jean Road off 103rd Street.

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  6. New Sheriff Mike Williams promises community outreach, protection to make Jacksonville 'safest city'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Mike Williams takes the oath of office to become sheriff, officiated by Judge Angela Cox as his wife Jodi holds the bible. Jacksonville's new mayor Lenny Curry and new sheriff Mike Williams were sworn in Wednesday July 1, 2015 during a joint ceremony in the Jacoby Symphony Hall of the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.

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  7. Matt About Jax: Willard's BBQ Junction a tasty spot for the holiday or any timeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    In celebration of our nation's Independence Day, there will be a lot of people in Jacksonville outside grilling up their meals, or what my dad calls: "putting some dead animals on the grill." For me, holiday weekends are a time for family and delicious food.

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  8. A look back - and ahead - as Brown departs and Curry arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    As new Mayor Lenny Curry takes office this week, it is appropriate to look back at the Alvin Brown administration. Brown does not have the dramatic achievements of a previous one-term mayor, Tommy Hazouri, who got rid of tolls and cleaned up the air.

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  9. Two-car wreck blocked Touchton RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville firefighters survey a wrecked Ford Mustang after its roof had to be removed to rescue its driver following a 2-car accident on Touchton Road east of Southside Boulevard. One woman had to be cut out of her car late Wednesday morning after a two-car wreck blocked eastbound traffic on Touchton Road near Southside Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Car is smashed on Touchton in Jacksonville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A two-car wreck blocked eastbound traffic on Touchton Road near Southside Boulevard with a Ford Mustang getting T-boned by a sport-utility vehicle about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. It appears that whoever was in the Mustang had to be cut out of it.

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  11. Prosecutors drop charge against man following Jacksonville gas station gun battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Prosecutors, citing a lack of evidence, have dropped a gun-possession charge against a man accused of stashing two guns in a child's toy box following a daylight gun battle in late May that left two people shot at a gas station in the city's Grand Park neighborhood. Quinton D. Floyd, 23, of the 2100 block of West 12th Street was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon involving the May 26 attack that wounded two men in their 20s.

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  12. Some former council members eye future return to politics, others leaving it behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Warren Jones recalled a few of his proudest accomplishments this week - and a few jobs left undone - during his 28 years on the Jacksonville City Council, which came to its latest and perhaps final ending this week. He's proud of pushing for drainage projects in the 1980's at Grand Park - an urban neighborhood once serviced by open ditches and navigated by boats after especially heavy rains - as well as signing the agreement that brought the Jaguars to Jacksonville.

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  13. Prosecutors drop charge against man linked to Jacksonville gas station gun battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Prosecutors, citing a lack of evidence, have dropped a gun possession charge against a man accused of stashing two guns in a child's toy box following a daylight gun battle in late May that left two people shot at a gas station in the city's Grand Park neighborhood. Quinton D. Floyd, 23, of the 2100 block of West 12th Street, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon involving the May 26 attack that wounded Abdul Robinson Jr., 20, and Grevin Payton, in his 20s.

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  14. Growing number of local businesses adopting gender-neutral signs for their bathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jim Minion changes out the Men and Women restroom signs to genderless signs Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Zodiac Bar & Grill in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. When it comes to using the public restrooms, an almost paralyzing fear sometimes brushes over Wade Davis - a fear that walking through the wrong door could have dangerous consequences.

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  15. Young hero given national award after saving girl from fatal Jacksonville fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    He went inside the smoke-filled home and the fire was raging by the time he made it to the room where he had seen Hattie. She ran to him and Pritchard carried her back through the flames and outside to safety, according to the state Fire Marshal's Office.

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  16. Tragic turn for Jacksonville man whose wrongful arrest made headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Kathy Sarikaya, the mother of Joshua Angel places a rose on her son's coffin after the graveside service at Greenlawn Cemetery Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Angel had just received a $150,000 settlement from the City of Jacksonville for a claim of unlawful arrest, unlawful jailing and excessive force.

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  17. Overcrowded Jacksonville VA gets more space, some services expected by AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    The Jacksonville VA Outpatient Clinic, left, is located on Jefferson St. in Jacksonville, FL. within eyeshot of UF Health Jacksonville on nearby W. 8th Street.

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  18. Challenges await as new faces take over with Lenny Curry administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Mayoral candidate Lenny Curry with his family at his side thanked supporters for his victory at his election watch party at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Tuesday May 19, 2015. When Lenny Curry is sworn in Wednesday as the eighth mayor of Jacksonville's modern consolidation-era government, he will have the political winds at his back.

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  19. Mark Woods: New mayor should finish some old bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Someone who was part of several Jacksonville mayoral staffs told me about taking a trip to Peru and seeing a bridge that ended midway across a river. When a local was asked about the unfinished bridge, he explained that construction had started under one leader and stopped under the next.

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  20. First Coast HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Revised , as part of the Brown Bag Lunch series, noon, Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach. Speaker is Dickie Anderson on the revised edition of her book, "Great Homes of Fernandina - Architectural Treasures of Amelia Island's Golden Age."

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