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Officials: Look out for shorebirds

Florida wildlife officials are warning beachgoers to watch where they step.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:20:31 GMT

Man arrested after found in boy's bed naked

A Tampa man has been arrested after a woman found him naked in a bed with her 10 year-old son.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:17:44 GMT

Fla. Democrats look for a way to end election woes

Democrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:12:10 GMT

Fla. strawberries to be sold in Puerto Rico

Forty-one Walmart and Amigo stores in Puerto Rico have partnered with Florida to sell its strawberries.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:11:30 GMT

Man shot by officer at NW Jax apartment

Police say an Jacksonville officer fired his Taser gun at a domestic violence suspect three times before the officer pulled his gun and fired six shots at the man who had broken into multiple units at the Cleveland Arms Apartments.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:10:31 GMT

Final auditions held for ROAR cheerleaders

Final auditions were held Saturday for the 2015 ROAR Cheerleaders. The ladies competed in the same choreographed dance routine during tryouts.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:29:59 GMT

Clay Co. man killed in Suwannee Co. crash

A Keystone Heights man is dead after a single vehicle crash in Suwanee County early Sunday morning. It happened at 1:25 a.m. at U.S. 27 near 77th Road, which is just east of Branford.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:58:32 GMT

Woman attacked while jogging

The Orange Park Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man in a sketch.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:36:14 GMT

7 shot at Panhandle spring break house party

Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:28:23 GMT

Fla. consumer confidence at 10 year high

The monthly University of Florida consumer sentiment survey released Friday rose more than 3 points point from last month, reflecting "a Florida consumer who is really feeling a recovery."

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:13:18 GMT

Message in bottle honoring mother found

Because two Nova Southeastern University students recognized the beauty of Darlene Rippon's words to her mother, and saved the message in a bottle, her tribute is now heard.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMT

FGCU students take to water for class

More than 20 Florida Gulf Coast University students studied aboard the Bellows in three recent trips aboard the Florida Institute of Oceanography's 71-foot research vessel.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMT

Police: Body found in St. Johns River

Police are investigating after a body was found floating in the St. Johns River near the downtown area.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 03:46:03 GMT

Over 300 guns turned in at buyback event

Hundreds of people were given a chance to turn in old guns and take home some cash during the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office gun buyback event.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:21:22 GMT

11th annual walk to defeat ALS held

About 1,000 people gathered at Seven Bridges in Tinseltown to take part in the walk to defeat Lou Gehrig's disease. It was the 11th annual walk for ALS.

Published: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:19:30 GMT

Former Lt. Gov. Carroll wins award

Over 200 black publishers from across the nation gather in Washington D.C. each March to host Black Press Week. Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll was awarded the 2015 Torch Award in politics.

Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:25:46 GMT

Career and trades fair

Fair aims to let youth ages 16-21 learn about colleges, career, and military

Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:12:00 GMT

Duval teacher pay to be performance-based

The Duval County School Board unanimously approves a new agreement on salaries based on teacher’s performance that could lead to more money for local teachers.

Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:18:43 GMT

JSO investigates after car goes into pond

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after a car went into a pond Friday night.

Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:48:13 GMT

Putting 'human' into human-centered computing

Juan  Gilbert was hired away from Clemson University last summer as one of UF's first pre-eminence hires, and brought with him four professors, two postdoctoral researchers, and 15 graduate students.

Published: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMT