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Tia Mitchell: LGBTQ debate often seems to be about bathrooms Ive watched the public debate over the proposed human rights ordinance in Jacksonville from afar. But this week, I got a taste of it myself.A Florida Senate committee was considering a bill that would change state law to extend civil rights protections to | Feb 12, 2016 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giving Back: Sharing a love of reading, Tammy Wiggins inspires kids to explore books When people volunteer, they can change lives including their own. Each week in Reason, we will highlight a volunteers story of giving back and how that selfless act was a true revelation. The volunteer project is a collaboration among the Times-Union, the | Feb 12, 2016 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fact Check: Is Jade Helm 15 a program to create martial law in the U.S.? Times-Union readers want to know:I received an email about Jade Helm 15, saying that it is the name for the U.S. governments attempt to create martial law. That cant be true, can it?The military does give names to its operations, but this is not one that | Feb 12, 2016 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Call Box: Thrift Center in Cedar Hills Shopping Center no longer thrifty Dear Call Box: I noticed that the Thrift Center in Cedar Hills is closed. But there are still contents in the store. Is there a reason?M.J., WestsideDear M.J.: We drove to the Cedar Hills Shopping Center and saw that a handwritten sign saying Store Closed | Feb 12, 2016 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Black Democrats question Bernie Sanders' commitment to President Obama MINNEAPOLIS Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black presi | Feb 12, 2016 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Feds probing Corrine Brown's aid to Jacksonville's Community Rehabilitation Center FBI investigators are collecting information about U.S. Rep. Corrine Browns involvement with the Jacksonville-based Community Rehabilitation Center, Inc. over at least six years, documents obtained by the Times-Union show.Agents subpoenaed the nonprofit a | Feb 12, 2016 9:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nassau's economic development discussed at FSS Breakfast Series seminar in Yulee The impact of economic development on Nassau County is the topic of Family Support Services of North Floridas next free Breakfast Learning Series at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at its office at 96016 Lofton Square Court in Yulee.Nassau County Economic Dev | Feb 12, 2016 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FSS's next Breakfast Learning Series on Feb. 17 offers info to parents of children with vision or hearing impairments The challenges faced by families with children who have a vision or hearing impairment will be the topic of the next Family Support Services of North Floridas Breakfast Learning Series at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center at E | Feb 12, 2016 4:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Keep Jacksonville Beautiful seeking nominations for annual awards Nominations are being accepted now for the citys 11th annual Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Awards.The awards showcase people, businesses, organizations and schools that make strides to keep the city clean. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 11, w | Feb 12, 2016 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDOT improvements to I-10/US301 interchange coming in late February Construction begins later this month to add capacity to the Interstate 10 and U.S. 301 interchange near Baldwin, according to the Florida Department of more | Feb 12, 2016 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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