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This Is What It's Like To Work For One Of America's Most Iconic Brands For 24 Years

Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here' | Posted 10.29.2014 | Business
Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here'

To get a taste of what makes America great today, look no further than your local factory or plant. We, Joe and Max, feel that by highlighting those w...

First Lady Challenges Mayors to End Veteran Homelessness

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 08.13.2014 | DC
Jean-Michel Giraud

It's clear that ending veteran homelessness is possible with ideas and outlooks like this and the hope is that mayors all over the country will take heed and join in some good old fashioned mayoral competition lest they would be outrun by their neighbors.

Florida Airport Evacuated

AP | DEREK KINNER | Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville International Airport has been evacuated due to "police activity" regarding su...

Petition Challenges School Named After KKK Leader

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Black Voices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A petition to change the name of a mostly black Jacksonville, Fla., high school named after an early Ku Klux Klan leader ha...

Biannela Susana: A Second Chance

Melissa Ross | Posted 11.16.2013 | Crime
Melissa Ross

She was called "the worst mother in the world." Twenty-five-year-old Biannela Susana, a widowed Latina mother of four, whose oldest son, Cristian Fer...

Hundreds of Caboodle Ranch Cats Rescued by the ASPCA Seeking Homes

Ed Sayres | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Ed Sayres

If you've ever considered sharing your home (or barn, in the case of certain animals) with a cat, now would be a great time to adopt. These cats have been through so much.

Victim of an Unjust Law

Julie Stewart | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics
Julie Stewart

But because of Florida's inflexible sentencing laws, Marissa Alexander now faces a mandatory minimum of 20 years in state prison, despite the fact that she did not harm anyone.

Anchorman-Inspired Newsroom Street Fight Rocks Twitter, Jacksonville Media

Melissa Ross | Posted 04.28.2012 | Media
Melissa Ross

In about five minutes flat the decision was made. A real Newsroom Street Fight simply HAD to happen. I mean, Ron Burgundy truly needs an event in his honor, and who better to do it than the real Ron Burgundys of Jacksonville?

Dead Friend Buried Beneath Christmas Presents

Posted 12.05.2011 | Crime

Police arrested a woman they said killed her friend and hid her body under a pile of Christmas presents in Florida, TV station WBTV reports. Then, ...

Teacher Allegedly Choked, Pinned Student Against Wall

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education

Frederick Richardson, a Jacksonville, Fla. middle school teacher, has been accused of choking and pinning a student against a concrete wall, and faces...

Most Crime Rate Down In 2010 For Florida

WJXT Jacksonville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement's crime statistics for the first six months of 2010 show an overall decrease in crime in Jacksonville, most ...

PSEG dedicates 15 megawatt solar farm in Jacksonville, Florida

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Florida Aerial Services Inc./PSEGAerial view of PSEG Jacksonville Solar, a 15 megawatt solar farm in Jacksonville, Florida. September 28, 2010. Pu...

Jaguars beat Broncos in season opener

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tim Tebow was a non-factor. The Denver Broncos can't say the same about David Garrard. Garrard threw three touchdown pa...

Women Are Off to the Races

Melissa Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Ross

"Why won't they let her in, Mommy?" whispered my daughter at a Secretariat screening. "Honey, men and women didn't used to be treated the same the way they are now," I said. "Well, that's stupid!" she whispered back. That's my girl.

Mary Mary Touring With Maxwell

Essence | Essence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The dynamic gospel duo Mary Mary was invited to open the final three shows for Maxwell's North American summer concert tour. The chart-topping duo op...