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PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips from Tampa

Oyster | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel

With average temperatures staying at a nice 75° to 80° Fahrenheit nearly year round, it must be hard to convince Tampanians to part from the Big Guava.

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.

Why I'm A Straight Christian Fighting For Gay Rights

Emily Timbol | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Emily Timbol

This is undoubtedly a religious, Christian issue. As a self-proclaimed follower of Christ, I have tried my hardest to adhere the teachings of Jesus. From my reading of Scripture, there is little doubt in my mind what side He would take for this issue.

Stretching $1, Literally, To Set A New Tone For City Government

Alvin Brown | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Alvin Brown

We are in a challenging budget situation, but public-private partnerships like our executive-on-loan program are building a more sturdy foundation for our city's future.

Catholic Charities To Develop Job Program | Beth Cravey | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact

The Jacksonville regional office of Catholic Charities has received a $82,556 grant to develop a pilot Workforce Development program for low income, u...

PHOTOS: Florida Hotels Perfect For Kicking Back

Oyster | Posted 08.04.2012 | Travel

From spas with plush lounge chairs to pools where you don't have to lift a finger, we found five Floridian hotels that are prime for lounging.

Want To Move Toward Happiness? Try One Of These Cities

Posted 05.18.2012 | College

You want to be happy. Telecommuting from your parents' basement will likely get in the way. Considering this, released its list of ...

City May Soon Charge Fee To Sit In Park

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

Imagine having to pay to sit on the grass. That could be happening soon in North Las Vegas, where the city council is considering charging residen...

Plea Deal Unlikely For 12-Year-Old Murder Suspect

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

A 12-year-old boy could spend life in prison when he is tried as an adult for the murder of his two-year-old brother. Cristian Fernandez is the you...

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...

Sex Offender Dad Wins Custody Of Florida 3-Year-Old, Grandmother Outraged

Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.17.2011 | Crime

The bitter custody fight for Florida preschooler Miranda Wilkerson ended last week when a Jacksonville judge shifted guardianship from the 3-year-old'...

Budget Cuts May Spell No More High School Football

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

High school football is undeniably a focal point in many American communities. Friday nights find students, parents, teachers, alumni and other locals...

The Search for an Old Sailor

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Whenever my 85-year-old father gets nostalgic he enjoys talking about all the mischief he got into with his best pal, Bob, back when he was an 18-year-old sailor in the United States Navy.

Colo. printer creating jobs in Florida

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Signature Offset Inc., a printing company based in Boulder, Colo., plans to add about 30 jobs to Jacksonville and invest $3 million in its new facilit...

Searching for the Next Dorothy (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory


The U.S. Cities Most Vulnerable To Having Their Jobs Shipped Overseas: Richard Florida

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Traditionally, the United States has worried about the offshoring of manufacturing jobs. But concern is mounting that as the rest of the world becomes...

It Takes a City to Raze a Library

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

For many, libraries are the only safe haven around, and yet Boston, Massachusetts, Jacksonville, Florida, and Los Angles, California are just three of the cities considering closing libraries to deal with budget shortfalls.

Jason Linkins

Terrorism Against Jacksonville, Florida Islamic Community Goes Under-Reported | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hhave you heard about all the terrorist attacks that have been going on down in the Jacksonville, Florida region? Probably not, because the would-be victims of these attacks have been members of Florida's Islamic community.

Is There a Media Bias?

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Parvez Ahmed

Decrying the national media's silence as bias solidifies the misperception that the Muslim community is perpetually playing the victim card.

Man Gets Life In Order For 36 Minutes

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSONVILLE, FL—"It was nice to get some chores out of the way," Terry Oberlin told reporters later, acknowledging that for more than half an hour ...

Jacksonville LIVE on Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Jacksonville LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a twee...

Thank God It's Thursday: The High Strung Plays Guantanamo Bay, Beyoncé Discounts What You Pay, and Woody Allen's So Far Away

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This installment of Thank God It's Thursday plucks some recent press releases (left mostly intact) that might make you say "OMG" or "WTF", or possibly, "Swear you'll never, ever do this again."

Popeye's Chicken In Jacksonville: ROBBED For HOT WINGS!

ABC Action News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jacksonville police are searching for some crooks who robbed a couple of their Popeye's Chicken. Authorities say four unknown men drove by several ...

Palin Likens Her Supporters to the Worst Fans in Baseball

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if I needed one more reason to loathe Sarah Palin, here's another: she likened the Republican presidential ticket to the Tampa Bay Rays.