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  1. Police release names, details of deadly street-level drug bust in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville police say the man police killed Thursday evening in a drug "buy and bust" operation was a dealer who had just stolen the car he used to ram a police officer during his getaway. The officer who was hit, Sgt.

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  2. Dining Notes: Applebee's offering Fourth of July dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    On Saturday, July 4, families who dine in at Applebee's will receive up to three free Kids' Meals with each adult entrA e purchase. Children ages 12 and under can choose any entrA e on the Applebee's Kids' Menu accompanied by their choice of side dish and soft drink or juice.

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  3. Summer camp brings Episcopal teens and Daniel residents togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Residents from Daniel Kids Belfort Campus mixed it up with student volunteers from The Episcopal School at the annual summer camp on Wednesday, July 1. dan.scanlan@jacksonville.com--7/01/15 Daniel's Kids resident Richard, 10,[center] chases a ball during a pick-up game Wednesday at the Daniels Kids Camp, run by student volunteeers from The Episcopal school. Richard was one of more than 20 Daniel residents at the camp.

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  4. Law & Order: 2 shot outside grocery as bad blood simmers on WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville Sheriff's Office A veteran officer for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision on the city's Westside. Two people were shot Thursday outside a grocery store on Jacksonville's Westside, but both are expected to survive, police said.

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  5. Jacksonville Journal: Community news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Most non-emergency Northeast Florida government offices are closed Friday in observance of Independence Day. Financial markets, banks and credit unions are open Friday, but closed on Saturday.

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  6. Jacksonville Sports Council set to announce major sporting event coming to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    The Jacksonville Sports Council will announce a significant sporting event next week, expected to be a college football game at EverBank Field. The Jacksonville Sports Council will announce a significant sporting event next week, expected to be a college football game at EverBank Field.

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  7. Cold Noses: Adoptable pets of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Cold Noses, the Times-Union's weekly pet column, features pets available for adoption at area government-run shelters. For more info and photos of all the animals featured, go to Jacksonville.com/coldnoses.

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  8. Traffic accidents across Jacksonville leave 2 children hospitalized...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    A 12-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy lie in hospital beds following traffic accidents that occurred eerily the same way as they both dashed onto roads toward their families and were hit by passing cars within two hours of each other, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Both happened in a split second, one on a wide Westside boulevard while the other left a single flip-flop in the middle of a busy downtown intersection.

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  9. Call Box: What gives with boarded windows at Beaches library?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    The SS Constitution, which carried Grace Kelly to Monaco to wed Prince Rainier, was brought to Jacksonville for repairs in September 1968. At that time, it was the largest passenger ship ever to enter the port and had to have 26 feet of mast removed and wait for low tide to squeeze under the Mathews and Hart bridges to reach the Jacksonville Shipyards.

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  10. Florida Supreme Court rejects appeal by Jacksonville Death Row inmate Pinkney 'Chip' CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Pinkney "Chip" Carter is seen in court for his arraignment on the triple murder of his former girlfriend, Elizabeth Smith Reed, 35, Reed's 16-year-old daughter, Courtney Smith, and Reed's new boyfriend, Glenn Carter Pafford, 49, on July 24, 2002. The Florida Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of a Jacksonville man who killed his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her daughter.

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  11. Lead Letter: Jacksonville can take advice from other Florida cities on urban renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Letters of about 200 words are preferred. Longer letters will be edited for space.

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  12. Mike Davidson Ford becomes a CogginRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Asbury Automotive Group of suburban Atlanta, which owns Coggin, paid $13 million for the Atlantic Boulevard dealership and its body shop on Mill Creek Road. The 80-year-old dealership generates about $90 million a year in revenues and has already been rebranded as Coggin Ford.

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  13. Girl in critical condition after being struck by car in downtown JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    North Main Street between Monroe and Duval streets in downtown Jacksonville is closed due to an accident that occurred behind the main library. A 12-year-old girl is in critical condition after she dashed across Main Street next to the downtown library and was hit by a car as family was arriving to pick her up, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Boy, 7, running to greet mother and grandmother is struck by vehicle on Jacksonville's WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville police are investigating an accident in which a child was struck by a vehicle in the 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard in the city's Westside A 7-year-old Jacksonville boy suffered head and stomach injuries after being struck by a car while running onto a Westside road to greet a car his mother and grandmother were in, police said. The accident occurred about 1:10 p.m. in the 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard, said Tom Francis, senior spokesman for the Fire and Rescue Department.

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  15. Warped Tour is back in Jacksonville: Here's what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Thousands of fans pack around the main stage to listen to As I Lay Dying in mid afternoon. The Vans Warped Tour stopped for performances at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, just outside Elkton, Florida, on Sunday, July 13, 2008.

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  16. Traffic craash closes downtown Jacksonville intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    North Main Street between Monroe and Duval streets in downtown Jacksonville is closed due to an accident that occurred behind the main library. North Main Street between Monroe and Duval streets in downtown Jacksonville is closed due to an accident that occurred behind the main library.

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  17. New center connects past to the future downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Bob.Self@jacksonville.com The former Haydon Burns Library has an airy feel now in its new life as the Jessie Ball duPont Center. It's another victory in our city's effort to revive downtown.

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  18. Boy, 7, running to greet grandmother is struck by vehicle on Jacksonville's WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville police are investigating an accident in which a child was struck by a vehicle in the 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard in the city's Westside A 7-year-old Jacksonville boy suffered head and stomach injuries after being struck by a car while running onto a Westside road to greet his grandmother's car, police said. The accident occurred about 1:10 p.m. in the 6000 block of Wilson Boulevard, said Tom Francis, senior spokesman for the Fire and Rescue Department.

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  19. Judge bars media from hearing to let Donald Smith's mother...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Florida Times-Union

    Print and television reporters were ejected from a Jacksonville courtroom Thursday afternoon before the mother of Donald James Smith was scheduled to testify in her son's criminal case for the death of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle. Circuit Judge Mallory Cooper said the testimony of 76-year-old Patricia Moore was a deposition that was not open to the public and ordered about a half dozen journalists to leave his court.

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

    Thursday | 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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