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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school

    Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school
    The parent company of for-profit Everest University is selling its Pompano Beach school as part of a settlement with the federal government. Everest will continue to hold classes, both in Pompano Beach and online, while its owner, Corinthian Colleges...
  • Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards

    Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
  • Uber brings hope to Orlando taxi drivers, fear to their bosses

    Uber brings hope to Orlando taxi drivers, fear to their bosses
    Bulldozers and backhoes working on Mears Transportation's new $20 million headquarters are grinding to a halt as nervous executives put the project on indefinite hold. The reason: Uber, a smartphone app that threatens to cut deep into taxi-industry...
  • Law a lifesaver for allergy emergencies: My Word

    Law a lifesaver for allergy emergencies: My Word
    Within the past decade, the incidence of food allergies has skyrocketed. Food allergy cases have gone up 18 percent from 1997-2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control. With this increase in food allergy cases, there is an increase in the need...
  • NFL Training Camp dates, details

    The Sports Xchange NFL Training Camp dates, details Following is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates. --Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated is generally held the day...
  • Florida Legislature opts to re-draw Central Florida congressional map

    Florida Legislature opts to re-draw Central Florida congressional map
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's Republican leaders said Tuesday they would re-draw two unconstitutional Orlando-area congressional districts provided the courts allowed the new map to take effect in 2016 instead of in this year's midterm...
  • Campaign to Rethink Homelessness goes viral

    Campaign to Rethink Homelessness goes viral
    Orlando businessman Joshua Johnson admits he used to see a homeless person panhandling and think: Get a job. "If I was approached, I'd hand them a business card for Labor Ready," a local labor pool, he said. "Essentially the message was, 'Here —...
  • Florida dad who fatally restrained tot son gets more prison time for child rape

    Florida dad who fatally restrained tot son gets more prison time for child rape
    A Jacksonville father already serving 25 years in his son's 2006 death now has another 30 to follow for rape, according to the State Attorney's Office. In June 36-year-old Julian Belizaire was convicted of one of two sexual battery charges, court...
  • Tim Tebow buys $1.4 million golf course estate in Jacksonville

    Tim Tebow buys $1.4 million golf course estate in Jacksonville
    Tim Tebow has landed in Jacksonville after all – only it won’t be with the Jaguars next season. The former Florida Gators quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner recently paid $1.4 million in the Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club in...
  • Nordstrom to close at the Florida Mall

    Nordstrom to close at the Florida Mall
    Nordstrom announced Thursday it will close its Florida Mall Store in Orlando, which will mean laying off or transferring 190 employees. Originally opened in 2002, the store is planned for closure on August 16. The company said the lease on the store...
  • All Aboard Florida tries to fight big misconceptions

    The folks from All Aboard Florida wanted to set me on the right track. They're about to unveil drawings of their downtown West Palm Beach station – sound the trumpets! – and they were concerned with all the concerns I've been raising...
  • Mayo: All Aboard tries to set me on right track

    Here's the column I wrote for today's Palm Beach edition, about my recent sitdown with All Aboard Florida officials who are fighting growing organized opposition, along with what they say are unfounded fears and misconceptions: The folks from All Aboard...