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Man in his 60s found dead at industrial complex in Jacksonville, police say


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 04:21:44 GMT

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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the man had been shot at least once and a full autopsy will be conducted.

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Bob McGrath, 'Sesame Street' actor, dies at 90


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 03:07:11 GMT

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The 90-year-old star played the role of Bob Johnson on the educational children's show.

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Suspect arrested in Woodstock area murder on October 11, police say


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 02:11:05 GMT

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He was already in jail for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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Police: Deadly shooting reported at apartment complex near UF Health in Jacksonville


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 01:59:25 GMT

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A man was found dead in the University Plaza apartment complex, police said.

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Moore County authorities investigate vandalism that left thousands without power


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:12:46 GMT

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Schools have been closed and a curfew is in effect for the county after an attack on the county's power substation caused massive power outages.

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SwimFun Academy in Jacksonville is saving lives one swim lesson at a time


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:01:20 GMT

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SwimFun Academy hopes to teach kids to swim as well as help them socialize, learn and make friends.

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Authorities: Body of child found on passenger side of small plane that crashed off Venice Beach


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 23:13:26 GMT

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The flight took off from Venice, according to authorities. An active search is underway.

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Live blog | Jacksonville Jaguars face off against Detroit Lions


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:58:57 GMT

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The Jags are in the Motor City on Sunday to take on the Lions.

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Man arrested in connection to Rampart Village area shooting death


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:05:51 GMT

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JSO identified 23-year-old Muhammad Abdullah Benbenu as a suspect in the shooting.

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North Carolina woman gives birth on the same day she wins $100K lottery prize


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 14:26:34 GMT

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Hours after giving birth to a baby girl, Brenda Hernandez Gomez won a $100,000 Powerball prize thanks to help from her two sons.

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Police: 13-year-old boy killed, two others injured in drive-by in Moncrief area of Jacksonville


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 14:10:04 GMT

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An 11-year-old boy was also injured and is in stable condition. The driver of the car is in critical condition.

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Fedex driver arrested after body of 7-year-old girl found in Texas


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 11:50:46 GMT

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Authorities say Tanner Lynn Horner, a 31-year-old contract FedEx driver, confessed to abducting and killing the missing girl Wednesday afternoon.

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'Can we please stand together?': Jacksonville Sheriff pleads with community after 13-year-old killed


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 04:36:45 GMT

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Sheriff T.K. Waters begged the community to band together to help end gun violence after a 13-year-old was killed.

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'Keep our community in your thoughts': Brevard County deputy killed in off-duty accident, authorities say


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 04:35:17 GMT

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Deputies say Austin Walsh's death was accidental.

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'Thank you for loving him': Noodle, the 'bones or no bones' pug, has died


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 20:19:47 GMT

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One of the pug's quirks became a sort of online horoscope, rocketing Noodle to internet fame.

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Clara White Mission hosting the 28th Annual 'December to Remember'


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 19:30:39 GMT

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The Covid-19 pandemic kept the mission from reaching out to families in need for 2 years. Now Clara White Mission is ready to get back to giving.

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Who is Tanner Horner, the man who confessed to abducting and killing 7-year-old Athena Strand?


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:00:35 GMT

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Tanner Lynn Horner, 31, confessed to police to abducting and killing Athena Strand, according to Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin.

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Florida preacher facing federal charges in child sex abuse case could have committed more crimes: FDLE


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 17:13:47 GMT

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Jason Moore was a preacher who led missionary trips in Florida, throughout the US, Canada and Fiji.

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How long is a soccer game in the World Cup?


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 15:30:46 GMT

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Starting in the round of 16, games can no longer end in a draw, and extra time and shootouts can come into play.

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Why the Netherlands is sometimes called Holland


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 14:15:46 GMT

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The U.S. faces the Netherlands in the knockout round. But in the past they've sometimes been called Holland. It can be confusing, so here's what you need to know.

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Both sides see high stakes in gay rights Supreme Court case


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 06:03:03 GMT

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Both sides have described for the court what lawyers sometimes call “a parade of horribles” that could result if the ruling doesn't go their way.

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Cobb judge orders extension on absentee ballots for some voters following court challenge


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 05:57:44 GMT

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Voters who had an absentee ballot request accepted by Nov. 26 can have their ballot counted if it's received by Dec. 9 - but must be postmarked by Dec. 6.

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Edward Waters University doesn't recognize educator union, cites religious reasons


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 05:18:21 GMT

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The union says it's taking legal action because no one from the administration is communicating with them.

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Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor placed on administrative leave following golf cart traffic stop


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:48:11 GMT

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Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw will serve as acting chief, Mayor Jane Castor tweeted on Friday.

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Camels compete in bejeweled collars in World Cup pageant


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:47:46 GMT

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Make no mistake, this a serious contest. There is even a doctor on staff to make sure the animals don't use fillers or Botox to make them more beautiful.

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Finale of Sideline 2022: Final scores and highlights across the First Coast


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:38:03 GMT

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It was a hard fought game against Clearwater Central Catholic as the Knights battled to stick around and advance.

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Deputies say suspect follows, takes photos of women without their knowledge at stores in St. Johns County


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:32:58 GMT

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A Facebook page displays photos of teens and women at various retail and public locations around St. Augustine. Some photos focus on feet.

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Police make arrest in TakeOff's murder | What we know


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:30:26 GMT

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TakeOff was shot and killed in Houston Nov. 1.

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Tens of thousands of Haitians at risk of being deported. Advocates calling for extended temporary protection status


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 04:09:00 GMT

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The Biden Administration would have to approve the extension.

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Local doctors think JU medical school will be massive benefit to Jacksonville


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 03:44:34 GMT

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Jacksonville University expects to open its medical school in 2026.

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'After School Satan Club' is on its way to one Virginia primary school


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 03:40:45 GMT

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Organizers of the club say they want to offer an alternative to another Evangelical after-school club.

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More complaints of animal neglect under investigation at Lake Butler slaughterhouse


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 01:22:56 GMT

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On Friday, Animal Control Director Kim Hayes says another seven cows were found in a trailer on the property.

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Nassau County Sheriffs Office starts new cold case unit dedicated to giving families closure


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 01:04:06 GMT

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This unit was created after the Nassau County Sheriffs Office noticed there were several missing persons cases that weren't getting the attention they deserved.

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'I heard the screams:' Distracted driver plows into group of ruckers in Nocatee area


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 00:46:48 GMT

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A popular Nocatee fitness group is warning about the dangers of a busy intersection after they say a distracted driver drove into the crowd of walkers Wednesday

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JSO: Man dead after stabbing in Brentwood area


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 00:44:56 GMT

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When they arrived, police say they located an unidentified man with a stab wound. JFRD later pronounced the man dead.

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House from 'Christmas Story' being sold by Ponte Vedra man, but not without controversy


Created: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 00:35:43 GMT

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The house from the classic holiday movie 'A Christmas Story' is for sale by a man who lives on the First Coast.

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Ocala man arrested on six counts of human trafficking


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 23:42:59 GMT

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Deputies determined that Dwight Edwards had been coercing children into trading sexual favors for cash.

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Appeal dismissed for Brittany Williams, found guilty of misdemeanor after teeth broken in scuffle with JSO


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 23:20:43 GMT

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A jury found Brittany Williams, 31, guilty of a misdemeanor charge of resisting an officer without violence after a video of the incident went viral.

Read more: Appeal dismissed for Brittany Williams, found guilty of misdemeanor after teeth broken in scuffle with JSO


No, completely closing vents isn’t a reliable way to save money on central heating


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 23:06:47 GMT

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Completely closing your vents might damage your HVAC system and raise energy costs, but you could save money with fewer risks by partially closing certain vents.

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps Clay County girl become braille-literate


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 23:02:23 GMT

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On December 1, RideOut Elementary School student Rosie was a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, along with philanthropist and country music diva Dolly Parton.

Read more: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps Clay County girl become braille-literate

 
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