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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Zoo train back on track

    Zoo train back on track
    A two-way radio bounces off Karl Kranz's corduroys and a red bandanna threatens to come out of his back pocket as he pulls back the covering from his train. He's showing off the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's new toy, a bright-red replica of the 1863 C.P....
  • Florida's electoral map in flux after court ruling

    Florida's electoral map in flux after court ruling
    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's Republicans, stung by a judge's decision to throw out the state's 2012 congressional redistricting plan, remained silent on Friday on whether they will appeal the ruling that found they conspired to rig 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017

    All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017
    The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida. All Aboard Florida President Michael Reininger said Tuesday that the $2.5 billion...
  • Kaylin Whitney does it again: world youth record 22.49 to win USA 200

    Kaylin Whitney does it again: world youth record 22.49 to win USA 200
    Clermont East Ridge 16-year-old Kaylin Whitney put on another show on Sunday, breaking the World Youth and Florida high school 200-meter dash records with a time of 22.49 seconds to win against collegiate runners at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Jr....
  • 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...
  • Rail station will transform city center

    Rail station will transform city center
    2016 will be an exciting year for downtown Fort Lauderdale, for that's when All Aboard Florida plans to open a new long-distance passenger rail station off Broward Boulevard, a facility that will transform a run-down part of the city and change the way...
  • Slippery slope for school vouchers

    What happened to vouchers being here to save poor and mostly minority children from failing public schools, an overblown talking point if there ever was one? The voucher expansion now allows for partial scholarships to families making over $62,000 a year....