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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback

    Norton Simon Museum seeks rehearing after 'Adam and Eve' setback
    A bite of the apple is said to have gotten Adam and Eve thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Now the Norton Simon Museum wants another bite at the apple as it tries to have a legal threat to one of its most prized artworks thrown out of court. At stake are...
  • Washington Post's former TV arm changes name to Graham Media Group

    Washington Post's former TV arm changes name to Graham Media Group
    Post-Newsweek Stations, the Chicago-based television station group owned by the former parent company of the Washington Post newspaper, has changed its name to Graham Media Group.  The five TV stations, run by former WLS-Ch. 7 General Manager Emily...
  • Bookworm: Annapolis engineer co-authors book on New Orleans' storm history

    Bookworm: Annapolis engineer co-authors book on New Orleans' storm history
    Dave Bastian worked hard to forget what he saw when he arrived in New Orleans a year after Hurricane Katrina: the devastation, the homes marked to indicate if dead people or pets were found within. “It’s something I tried to push out of my...
  • Thousand Oaks redevelopment sparks public outcry to save the trees

    Thousand Oaks redevelopment sparks public outcry to save the trees
    There are trees, and then, when you grow up in a city called Thousand Oaks, there are trees. The oak tree isn't just in the city seal; it's in the city's DNA. When Yvonne Brockwell was growing up, the trees were ingrained in her schooling. She learned...
  • Florida man bitten on backside by rattlesnake

    Florida man bitten on backside by rattlesnake
    A Putnam County man was reportedly bitten by a rattlesnake on his backside, WAWS in Jacksonville reports. The report marks the second Putnam County man to be bitten in the last three weeks. The 911 call came from Palatka, according to Putnam County...
  • 70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown

    70 women vie for Miss Florida USA crown
    There's a lot of beauty pageants that clamber for your attention throughout the year, and the latest is the Miss Florida USA pageant, which will crown a new Miss Florida USA this Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. There are 70 contestants from around the...
  • Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say

    Florida man stashed $300 in rectum while under arrest, police say
    A Florida man is accused of stashing about $300 cash in his rectum while in the back seat of a sheriff's office cruiser on Wednesday, according to First Coast News. Tyrone Booker, an accused drug dealer, was apprehended as part of a sting in...
  • Mystery group compares 'Chain Gang Charlie' to slavery

    Mystery group compares 'Chain Gang Charlie' to slavery
    TALLAHASSEE – The mystery “Progressive Choice” group has a new radio ad blasting Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist for pushing a bill to bring back “chain gangs” as a legislator, likening it to slavery.   The $...
  • 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....
  • Florida teacher suspended after reports of twerking with students

    Florida teacher suspended after reports of twerking with students
    A Jacksonville middle school teacher has been suspended without pay after an investigation found that she taught students to twerk at a party for the soccer team, according to WTEV. Investigators say Courtney Spruill, known as Coach Perry by students...
  • UCF football eager to schedule games against Florida's Big 3

    UCF football eager to schedule games against Florida's Big 3
    UCF football has two game openings for the 2015 season and one game opening for the 2016 and 2017 season. Would fans be interested in seeing another in-state game against  Florida, Florida State or Miami? In the past 20 years, UCF played against these...
  • 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...