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Congresswoman Brown Says University of Florida Health Center in Jacksonville will not close on Her Watch

Posted on 23 May 2015

brownThe letter sent by Florida Governor Rick Scott to UF Health Jacksonville CEO Russ Armistead is an attempt to distract from the fact that he has not only failed to provide critical healthcare to millions of Floridians, but opposes members of his own party in the Senate who have developed
a common sense plan to address the needs of these vulnerable citizens. Continue Reading

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Entertainment

‘King of the Blues’ Legend B.B. King, Dead at Age 89

Posted on 23 May 2015

US blues legend BB King performs on theBlues legend B.B. King died, May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas at age 89. Continue Reading

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TODAY (MAY 19, 2015) IS ELECTION DAY- GET OUT AND VOTE

Posted on 19 May 2015

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CORRINE’S REAL QUICK-PICKS – 2015 JACKSONVILLE GENERAL ELECTION

Posted on 17 May 2015

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THE FLORIDA STAR, ENDORSES , ALVIN BROWN FOR MAYOR AND KEN JEFFERSON FOR SHERIFF

Posted on 08 May 2015

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Florida

Mayor Alvin Brown Accomplishments for Jacksonville

Posted on 08 May 2015

alvinbrownOver the past four years, Mayor Brown has worked with numerous partners and achieved the following accomplishments under his leadership:

1. 36,000 new jobs were created.
2. Jacksonville was rated the No. 1 city in America to start a business.
3. Jacksonville was rated the No. 2 city in America to find a job. Continue Reading

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Entertainment

Jacksonville Symphony “Bares its Soul”

Posted on 07 May 2015

symphony_5.8This weekend, the greatest hits from the kings and queens of soul will be played like never before. Continue Reading

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Schools

FLORIDA STATE SENATOR CHRIS SMITH TO SPEAK AT EDWARD WATERS COLLEGE 2015 COMMENCEMENT

Posted on 07 May 2015

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Edward Waters College (EWC) is pleased to announce that Florida State Senator Chris Smith will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2015 commencement ceremony to be held May 9th, 2015 in the Adams-Jenkins Sports and Music Complex at 1:00 p.m. Continue Reading

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Youth

GREATER ACCESS TO FRUITS AND VEGETABLES COMING TO DUVAL COUNTY

Posted on 01 May 2015

star5.2.15 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., – Better food options for children have expanded in west and east Jacksonville thanks to a program announced jointly Monday by Mayor Alvin Brown, the I’m A Star Foundation, the American Beverage Association (ABA), the Florida Beverage Association, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the Florida Department of Health in Duval County. Continue Reading

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Weekly Features

2015 Election Debates on IMPACT Radio – April 28, 2015

Posted on 29 April 2015

Real Estate 04-04-2014 Listen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers- Guest host: Opio Sokoni – Vote May 19th, 2015.

Tune in to IMPACT, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm on WCGL 1360 AM or online at wcgl1360.com

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