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Youth shot during Murray Hill robbery A Jacksonville youth was shot in the back in Murray Hill Sunday evening as he ran from two robbers, police said.The youth, who was not identified, was apparently injured by either a pellet gun or a small-caliber handgun and was expected to recover, said S
Jacksonville.com | 8 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida
Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles Sit down with Mike Hightower and people will find hes as interested in them as they are in him.They also might find he sometimes has a way of saying a lot and very little all at once.His wide grin and expressive eyes and a tendency to lapse into what he a
Jacksonville.com | 8 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida
Debate over Springfield homeless apartments sparking questions over fair-housing laws The settlement of a federal lawsuit in New Orleans could impact a bitter fight over plans to open an apartment building for homeless people in Springfield.The New Orleans case ended recently with that city reversing itself and promising the U.S. Justice D
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Activists seeking referendum on Atlantic Beach human rights ordinance Critics of the Atlantic Beach City Commissions decision to pass an ordinance banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are spending Labor Day collecting voter signatures seeking a referendum.We believe because of the mag
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Middleburg man injured in hit-and-run wreck A Middleburg man was severely injured Sunday when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.Kevin Michael Helm, 43, was walking north on Hibiscus Avenue near Mayflower Street when he was struck by a car that knocked him to
Jacksonville.com | 11 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida
Neptune Beach mayor loves the job, loves the challenge, loves the town NEPTUNE BEACH | As the sky filled with subtle shades of pink, gold, purple and orange, Harriet Pruette raised her smartphone to snap a photograph of the sun rising above the ocean waves celebrating another new day in Neptune Beach.To complete her daily ri
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Camden County man missing since Tuesday located, sheriff says The Times-UnionA 50-year-old Camden County man who had been missing since Tuesday has been located, the county Sheriff's Office said.Charles Spurlock, who is diabetic, had last been seen Tuesday evening on Georgia 40 at the Camden-Charlton county line.The
Jacksonville.com | 13 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida
Man shot Sunday during domestic trouble in Arlington A man was shot in the torso Sunday during an apparent domestic argument in Arlington, Jacksonville police said.The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening. Police said the shooting
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City pension in hand, Bobby Deal now seeks $120,000 job Retired just a month, Bobby Deal has applied for one of the top jobs at the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund.Should Deal get the $120,000 job a job the City Council is trying to eliminate theres a chance he would be considered for the very top po
Jacksonville.com | Aug 31, 2014 03:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida
The $5 million cop: How the Jacksonville pension program can turn police, firefighters into millionaires When Bobby Deal retired from the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office last month, he did so with the promise of a nest egg worth at least $4.9 million, a sum hell be paid over the next 25 years.Deal now earns nearly 50 percent more per year as a retiree than he d
Jacksonville.com | Aug 31, 2014 03:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Jacksonville, Florida