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Fleming Island Business Park changes ownership
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Fleming Island Business Park changes ownership

The Fleming Island Business Park near U. S. 17 and County Road 220 has new owners. RLFED Fleming, LLC, acquired the 1845 Town Center Blvd. business...

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Mark Woods: A sign of the times, World Relief Jacksonville to close
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Mark Woods: A sign of the times, World Relief Jacksonville to close

On July 2, a 29-year-old man who served as an interpreter for American troops in Afghanistan, arrived in Jacksonville along with his wife and their...

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Red-cockaded woodpecker arrival gives biologists, land trust hope
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Red-cockaded woodpecker arrival gives biologists, land trust hope

A small red-cockaded woodpecker made a long journey from the Osceola forest to Camp Blanding recently. According to Camp Blanding biologist Cynthia...

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Residents complain of lengthy pool closures
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Residents complain of lengthy pool closures

A father and son with the sole intention of cooling down pulled into the parking lot at Jacksonville's Robert F. Kennedy pool Wednesday as...

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Community Hospice opens Upscale Resale Shop in St. Augustine
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Community Hospice opens Upscale Resale Shop in St. Augustine

Community Hospice & Palliative Care is having a grand opening Friday for its new Upscale Resale Shop in St. Augustine to benefit its patients and...

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Type casting: Westside Jacksonville business repairs typewriters
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Type casting: Westside Jacksonville business repairs typewriters

Old airplanes have logbooks, so their history can be traced across decades. Typewriters, much less regulated than aircraft, have no such records....

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Call Box: May Cohens restaurant, by any name, still evokes reader nostalgia
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Call Box: May Cohens restaurant, by any name, still evokes reader nostalgia

Dear Call Box: What was the name of the restaurant on the first floor of Cohen Brothers (May Cohens) and tell me something about it. Dear S.F.: The...

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Curious Jax: May Cohens restaurant, by any name, still evokes reader nostalgia
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Curious Jax: May Cohens restaurant, by any name, still evokes reader nostalgia

Dear Call Box: What was the name of the restaurant on the first floor of Cohen Brothers (May Cohens) and tell me something about it. Dear S.F.: The...

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EVE 2019: Anna Lopez Brosche transformed herself from introvert to public servant
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EVE 2019: Anna Lopez Brosche transformed herself from introvert to public servant

As a child, Anna Lopez Brosche was what she called an "off-the-charts introvert." So being uprooted multiple times as a military brat proved...

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Panera Bread, other restaurants planned for Jacksonville's growing Brooklyn neighborhood
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Panera Bread, other restaurants planned for Jacksonville's growing Brooklyn neighborhood

Panera Bread is among several popular restaurants planned by The Ferber Company for a 1.5-acre parcel along Riverside Avenue that until now has...

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Panera, Chipotle, more planned for Jacksonville's growing Brooklyn neighborhood
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Panera, Chipotle, more planned for Jacksonville's growing Brooklyn neighborhood

Panera Bread is among several popular restaurants planned by The Ferber Company for a 1.5-acre parcel along Riverside Avenue that until now has...

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Delinquent taxes cloud Berkman II outlook
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Delinquent taxes cloud Berkman II outlook

The owner of the half-finished Berkman II tower in downtown Jacksonville failed to pay its property taxes on time, resulting in an Illinois...

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Side-by-side building in Brooklyn triggers noise dispute
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Side-by-side building in Brooklyn triggers noise dispute

Redevelopment in Jacksonville's Brooklyn area is sparking a fight over how early construction crews can start work each day building a 10-story...

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Duval superintendent presents new facility plan based on community feedback
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Duval superintendent presents new facility plan based on community feedback

A conference room at the Duval County Public Schools district office was packed to the brim, forcing standing room only, as Superintendent Diana...

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Realty company purchases office building in Jacksonville's Deerwood Center
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Realty company purchases office building in Jacksonville's Deerwood Center

A Jacksonville-based realty company has purchased an office building within the Deerwood Center business park. Padgett Premiere Property I, LLC...

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Sunday Notebook: Cannabis company adds Jacksonville location
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Sunday Notebook: Cannabis company adds Jacksonville location

Harvest, Health & Recreation Inc. cannabis company has added a new shop in Jacksonville. The company this month opened a medical marijuana...

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UNF students explore remains of ancient villages, a plantation on Big Talbot Island
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UNF students explore remains of ancient villages, a plantation on Big Talbot Island

Tucked away down a dirt road on Big Talbot Island, one family's front yard contains what is left of ancient Native-American villages and a slave...

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TaxWatch dubs money for downtown Jacksonville a budget 'turkey'
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TaxWatch dubs money for downtown Jacksonville a budget 'turkey'

Florida TaxWatch slapped its "turkey" label Wednesday on 19 projects worth $26.7 million in the Jacksonville metropolitan area, highlighting...

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Remaining businesses pack up, move out of Jacksonville Landing
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Remaining businesses pack up, move out of Jacksonville Landing

For a few hours in one small part of The Jacksonville Landing, the end of the road was like old times. A steady line of customers waited patiently...

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Northeast Florida community health assessment spotlights lack of access to care
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Northeast Florida community health assessment spotlights lack of access to care

Rural areas don't have enough primary care physicians or specialists. Urban areas don't have enough reliable transportation to get people to...

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Sunday Notebook: Hardage-Giddens opens event center
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Sunday Notebook: Hardage-Giddens opens event center

The Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn chapel and cemetery celebrated Thursday's official grand opening of the Legacy Lodge Event Center at 4801 San Jose Blvd...

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Call Box: Gus & Co. has been repairing shoes downtown for 115 years
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Call Box: Gus & Co. has been repairing shoes downtown for 115 years

Dear Call Box: As a child, I remember going to a downtown shoe repair shop that seemed to have been in Jacksonville forever, though at different...

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North Florida Land Trust hires land manager
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North Florida Land Trust hires land manager

The North Florida Land Trust appointed Matt Greene as the organization's land manager. Greene will be responsible for land management and...

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Sunday Notebook: New building will reorient Wolfson Children's/Baptist Medical
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Sunday Notebook: New building will reorient Wolfson Children's/Baptist Medical

Groundbreaking for a new seven-story building known as Wolfson Children's Critical Care Tower got underway Tuesday. The facility will serve as a...

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Sunday Notebook: Bankers Life building sold
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Sunday Notebook: Bankers Life building sold

The Bankers Life building at the Southpoint area of Jacksonville was sold for $4.33 million. NAI Hallmark brokered the deal for the six-story,...

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Shipping containers could become downtown apartments
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Shipping containers could become downtown apartments

Jacksonville has no shortage of shipping containers on its port docks, but a developer has a completely different idea for how to use those big...

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Jacksonville council member among finalists for top downtown job
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Jacksonville council member among finalists for top downtown job

The search for the next CEO of Jacksonville's Downtown Investment Authority is down to City Council member Lori Boyer and two economic development...

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Study from 2015 shows a vision for Jacksonville Landing's future
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Study from 2015 shows a vision for Jacksonville Landing's future

The Jacksonville Landing saga has had so many twists and turns that a $100,000 design study the city did in 2015 has gone from being yesteryear's...

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After years of preservation planning, 'Bugtussle' opening to everyone
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After years of preservation planning, 'Bugtussle' opening to everyone

When Tom Spencer's engineer father finished globe-trotting jobs in Africa or Australia in the 1950s, his family would head home to Duval County,...

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Sunday Notebook: New industrial facility being built
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Sunday Notebook: New industrial facility being built

A new industrial building is under construction at Jacksonville's Perimeter West Industrial Park. The facility will have 155,820 square feet of...

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