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Haven Hospice awards scholarship to Nease graduate

St. Augustine Record

Date: 9/26/2016 5:09:00 PM

Hull will use the money for educational costs when she attends St. Johns River State College full-time in the fall. “I’m so grateful for this scholarship,” Hull said. “This is just another stepping stone toward my future, and I can’t wait to

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Contractor selected for Jax Beach public parking lot project

The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville

Date: 9/26/2016 4:06:00 PM

Jacksonville Beach is one step closer toward parking relief during the weekends. The City Council unanimously voted to award the Second Street North Parking Lot Improvement Project to R.B. Gay Construction Company Inc. for $864,768.50 on Monday evening

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville Celebrates $12.5 Million Expansion and Renovation

www.prlog.org

Date: 9/26/2016 11:47:00 AM

The Rooftop Garden, with space for families to gather or for individual reflection, features a pavilion, an arbor, a water fountain, benches and magnificent views of the Jacksonville skyline and St. Johns River. "The Rooftop Garden is an integral component

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Jacksonville, FL 60 Second Forecast

MSN

Date: 9/26/2016 8:20:00 AM

Jacksonville, FL 40 second local forecast from The Weather Channel. Current conditions, 5 day outlook, with highs, lows, and chance of rain Discovery Channel 1

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Jacksonville is the largest city in the State of Florida by population and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. It is the county seat of Duval County, with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Consolidation gave Jacksonville its great size and placed most of its metropolitan population within the city limits; with an estimated population in 2013 of 842,583, it is the most populous city proper in Florida and the Southeast, and the 13th most populous in the United States. Jacksonville is the principal city in the Jacksonville metropolitan area, with a population of 1,345,596 in 2010.

Jacksonville is in the First Coast region of northeast Florida and is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, about 25 miles south of the Georgia state line and about 340 miles north of Miami. The Jacksonville Beaches communities are along the adjacent Atlantic coast. The area was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, and in 1564 was the site of the French colony of Fort Caroline, one of the earliest European settlements in what is now the continental United States. Under British rule, settlement grew at the narrow point in the river where cattle crossed, known as Wacca Pilatka to the Seminole and Cowford to the British. A platted town was established there in 1822, a year after the United States gained Florida from Spain; it was named after Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory and seventh President of the United States.

Harbor improvements since the late 19th century have made Jacksonville a major military and civilian deep-water port. Its riverine location facilitates two U.S. Navy bases and the Port of Jacksonville, Florida's third largest seaport. Significant factors in the local economy include services such as banking, insurance, healthcare and logistics. As with much of Florida, tourism is also important to the Jacksonville area, particularly tourism related to golf. In 2012, Jacksonville was listed as a "sufficiency" world city in the World Cities Study Group’s inventory, ranking alongside cities such as Abuja and Tulsa. People from Jacksonville may be called "Jacksonvillians" or "Jaxsons" (also spelled "Jaxons").
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