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Extra hour of reading draws ire from Holiday Hill parents More than 200 parents of Holiday Hill Elementary students Tuesday night jammed into a cafeteria to question or criticize the districts recently announced plan to add an extra hour of reading to every students school day in the coming school year.At first,
Jacksonville.com | 17 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Parents sound off about extra school hour Hundreds of elementary school parents offered their opinions Tuesday night to Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti about a plan to add an hour to their children's school day.
News 4 Jax | 17 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Man barricades himself in Palatka home The Putnam County Sheriff's Office SWAT team has responded to a situation at 7th and Madison avenues in Palatka.
News 4 Jax | 17 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jacksonville group looking to complete courthouse art learn money isn't there Although Jacksonville City Hall has been planning for years to install art outside the Duval County Courthouse, it never actually had enough of the money that was supposed to pay for it, city officials said Tuesday.Now, the city must find funding elsewher
Jacksonville.com | 18 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Motorcycle, gun store in DeLand denies hiring George Zimmerman for security ORLANDO The manager of a Florida business where George Zimmerman was questioned by police said Tuesday that Zimmerman was never hired to provide security, despite his claims otherwise to authorities.DeLand police report that two officers spotted Zimmerman
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Jacksonville Journal: Zoo Parkway closing for railroad crossing work Zoo Parkway closureZoo Parkway just east of North Main Street (U.S. 17) in Jacksonville will be completely closed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 while the railroad crossing is rebuilt, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.read more
Jacksonville.com | 18 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Group Save Jax Libraries looks to Aug. 26 straw ballot as best way to fund Jacksonville libraries As a City Council member, Kevin Hyde had a front-row seat for groundbreaking ceremonies and ribbon-cutting dedications that ushered in the rapid expansion of Jacksonvilles public library system.The Better Jacksonville Plan, approved by voters with a half-
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Putnam felon barricaded in house surrenders after tear gas deployed A Putnam County felon who barricaded himself inside a house Tuesday afternoon gave up to sheriffs deputies after tear gas was fired into the house.Barry T. Milton, 39, was arrested on a February warrant charging him with cocaine sale, said Sgt. Hancel Woo
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6 Floridians contract flesh-eating bacteria Six people in Florida contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while swimming at the beach.
News 4 Jax | 19 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Plane remains in marshy area in Yulee A small plane that crashed Monday morning in Yulee, killing its 65-year-old pilot, remains in the marshy area where it went down, and the Federal Aviation Administration has sent an Orlando-based crew to investigate.
News 4 Jax | 19 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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