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2014 State of The Union Address in full

Posted on 30 January 2014

 

As Prepared for Delivery –

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:

Today in America, Continue Reading

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HISTORIC: ALEXIS IS FIRST BLACK HOMECOMING QUEEN AT FREDERICA

Posted on 29 October 2013

PHOTOS: Angela Favors-Morrell

Alexis Renee Mitchell is a senior at Frederica Academy on St. Simons Island.

On October 4, 2013, Alexis was crowned Saint Simons Island Frederica Academy’s 2013 1st African American Homecoming Queen. Alexis is Continue Reading

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Crime Watch

MAN ARRESTED IN FRIDAY THE 13TH MURDER – Jacksonville cops continue search for Dollar General and bank robbers

Posted on 20 September 2013

KATRAVIS, RYAN

Katravis Forehand (pictured) has been arrested and transported to jail following his alleged involvement of the Friday September 13 shooting of Joe Nimmons.

According to reports police responded Continue Reading

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Florida, Florida News, Schools, Youth

Mayor, Donor Issue Challenge to Help Teens

Posted on 20 September 2013

Mayor Alvin Brown

During an end-of-summer celebration for JaxParks Summer Night Lights (SNL) initiative on Wednesday evening, Mayor Alvin Brown recognized attorney Wayne Hogan of the Terrell Hogan Law Firm for his substantial financial commitment to the youth anti-crime, anti-violence initiative that operates in select parks each summer. Brown then joined Continue Reading

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College, National

EX-FAMU PLAYER SHOT BY COP WHILE SEEKING HELP AFTER CAR CRASH

Posted on 20 September 2013

Jonathan Ferrell

27 year-old North Carolina police officer Randall Kerrick (right) was charged with voluntary manslaughter on Saturday after police say he fatally shot a man who had apparently just survived a car crash in Charlotte and was looking for help. Kerrick was released on $50,000 bond.

Jonathan Ferrell, a 24-year-old former Florida A&M University football player, was shot multiple times and Continue Reading

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Florida News, Obituaries, Sports, State

Legendary Jacksonville Boxer Dead At 70

Posted on 20 September 2013

Kenneth Howard Norton

The Jacksonville born championship boxer, known for a his 12-round victory over Muhammad Ali, when he famously broke Ali’s jaw, on March 31, 1973, has died. Kenneth Howard Norton, also known as the Jaw Breaker and Black Hercules passed away in Arizona on September 18 at age 70.
While at Jacksonville High, Continue Reading

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ZIMMERMAN CAUGHT WITH A GUN

Posted on 05 August 2013

The spotlight seems to continue finding George Zimmerman, the man  acquitted in the death of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. This time, Zimmerman was pulled over near Dallas, Texas for Continue Reading

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B. Todd Jones Confirmed As First African-American ATF Director

Posted on 05 August 2013

By a vote of 53 to 42, the United States Senate confirmed B. Todd Jones as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Continue Reading

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Celebrities, Youth

Jax Teen Performs At Jacob Latimore Atl Event

Posted on 05 August 2013

14 year-old Trey Haze (left) took his hip hop name Spitta Haze to Atlanta where he performed for R&B teen superstars like Jacob Latimore (right) Torian Sellers, Issa and more at Kenedi Treasure’s Sunset Splash Pool Party. The teen affair also served as a fundraiser for NAN spokesperson Mary Pat Hector. “It was a tremendous opportunity,” he said. “I was proud to rep my city with my music.”

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GOLDEN CORRAL SHOOTING UPDATE

Posted on 04 August 2013

The Duval County Grand Jury indicted Jallil DeQuan Graves (right) and Avery Wood (left) for the July 14 double murder at Golden Corral on Normandy Boulevard. Continue Reading

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