Duval County Newswire

Duval County Newswire

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  1. Attorney is working to heal autistic livesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    Attorney Alan Pickert keeps a supply of magnets in his office that are printed with contact information for Healing Every Autistic Life, a local nonprofit he has been advocating for since it was established in 2007. 'They're conversation-starters.

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  2. Celebrating Ron ChamblinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Folio Weekly

    ... books. A treasured, rather salty, member of his staff estimates that he's given more than 750,000 books to Duval County schools over the years, and bestowed $150,000 to the literary endeavors of the University of North Florida, along with curriculum ...

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  3. With pension deal approved, how business could benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... spend on items like infrastructure for developers who seek some form of financial relief when bringing jobs to Duval County. Kerri Stewart, Curry's chief of staff, said companies and economic development consultants know that 'every big city in our ...

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  4. A popular Virginia high school principal is back on the job. But questions linger.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | The Washington Post

    ... resigned from Dominion High in 2015 and then, with an endorsement from Brewer, found a position at a school in Duval County, Fla. But in November, the Florida Times-Union reported that Damron had resigned from that school amid accusations of ...

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  5. Jobless rate falls to 4.1 percent on strong growthRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... growth in March seems a bit surprising, especially following an already strong growth in February,' he said. Duval County's unemployment rate, without adjustment, fell by 0.5 percentage points to 4.3 percent in March, said the Department of Economic ...

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  6. 50 years ago this week: Grand jury indicts commissionerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... The items were compiled from the Jacksonville Public Library's periodical archives by Staff Writer Max Marbut. Duval County Commissioner Bob Harris was charged in a grand jury indictment with accepting $1,000 of unlawful compensation to extend ...

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  7. Legal challenge puts contract negotiations with new Detroit schools superintendent on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Michigan Radio

    ... decision by the board, which was created last year. Dr. Vitti is currently the superintendent of schools in Duval County, Florida, but he grew up in Dearborn Heights and graduated from Divine Child High School in Dearborn. The Detroit Public Schools ...

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  8. Family Law Lawyer Chris Taylor Advises About Divorce in Jacksonville on April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | SBWire

    ... The talk will cover a number of different areas important for people who are about to go through a divorce in Duval County, FL. In his talk Chris Taylor will review a number of the different points important for people who will be going through a ...

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  9. 3 arrested locally in attack on Jacksonville vetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WPTV Local News

    ... t Doug Cercy lives about three miles from where Melvin Clark was found on the side of the road in rural western Duval County.

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  10. Delaney calls for appointed school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... of North Florida President John Delaney called again Wednesday for an appointed, rather than elected, Duval County School Board. 'I floated the idea twice in my career and it didn't get much traction,' Delaney, a former mayor, said Wednesday at the ...

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  11. Namaste: Florida judge teaches yoga on courthouse lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    At noon on the last Friday of every month, Duval County Judge Eleni Derkie strips off the robe and heads to the front lawn of Jacksonville's courthouse where she leads a yoga class that's free to anyone who shows up. The Florida Times-Union reports Derke has taught yoga since 2014 but says her counterparts in the legal profession aren't always the easiest converts.

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  12. Florida editorial roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Given Duval County's grim rates of lung cancer and other smoking-related ailments, changing the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 is no-brainer stuff. So let's applaud Tobacco Free Jacksonville, a local coalition of groups and volunteers backing legislation to raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21 in our city and keep advancing the momentum to push Florida lawmakers to pass a statewide law, too.

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  13. Detroit Public Schools chooses new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Michigan Radio

    ... decision by the board, which was created last year. Dr. Vitti is currently the superintendent of schools in Duval County, Florida, but he grew up in Dearborn Heights and graduated from Divine Child High School in Dearborn. Many of the district's ...

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  14. Lessenberry on the new Detroit schools superintendent and child poverty in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Michigan Radio

    The Detroit Public Schools Community District school board has chosen Nikolai Vitti as its first permanent superintendent . Vitti grew up in Dearborn Heights and is currently the superintendent in Duval County, Florida.

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  15. Florida Judge teaches yoga on courthouse lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    At noon on the last Friday of every month, Duval County Judge Eleni Derkie strips off the robe and heads to the front lawn of Jacksonville's courthouse where she leads a yoga class that's free to anyone who shows up. The Florida Times-Union reports Derke has taught yoga since 2014 but says her counterparts in the legal profession aren't always the easiest converts.

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  16. Namaste: Florida judge teaches yoga on courthouse lawnRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    At noon on the last Friday of every month, Duval County Judge Eleni Derkie strips off the robe and heads to the front lawn of Jacksonville's courthouse where she leads a yoga class that's free to anyone who shows up. The Florida Times-Union reports Derke has taught yoga since 2014 but says her counterparts in the legal profession aren't always the easiest converts.

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  17. Namaste: Florida judge teaches yoga on courthouse lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Daily Mail

    Florida judge wears yoga clothes under her robe so she can easily strip off and lead classes on the courthouse lawn A Florida judge often wears yoga clothes under black robe so she can easily go off to her studio - on the front lawn of the courthouse. Duval County Judge Eleni Derke strips off her robe and heads to the front lawn of Jacksonville's courthouse on the last Friday of every month so she can lead a yoga class.

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  18. Paying a city tax bill? How to skip the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The days of having to take a number and then wait your turn to renew your driver's license or pay a tax bill are coming to an end in Duval County. Using a new online appointment-setting system at duvaltaxcollect.net, customers can schedule the day and time when they want to transact their business.

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  19. Governor Rick Scott to Host Zika Preparedness Roundtable in Duval CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Capital Soup

    Tomorrow, April 18, Governor Rick Scott will host a roundtable discussion with community leaders in Jacksonville regarding efforts to prepare for and combat the Zika Virus.

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  20. Duval County woman claims $1 million prize from $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Maria Ambrogio, 60, of Atlantic Beach, claimed a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $745,000.00.

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