Rock out to the new Jaguars and EverBank Field tribute song

Shad Khan, Jaxson de Ville, the new EverBank pools. This new Jaguars and EverBank Field tribute song has it all. It’s been posted on soundcloud by Victor Jones.  Give it a listen and let us know what you think.  Jones, who is a local actor, says on his Facebook page that a video is coming […]

New York to Palm Beach flight diverted to Jacksonville Monday after dispute over reclining seat

A passenger dispute aboard a Delta Airlines flight from New York to Palm Beach International Airport had to be diverted to Jacksonville late Monday due to an passenger dispute. A witness on board the plane said the dispute was over a reclining seat, according to WJXT television in Jacksonville. SEE ALSO: Cops called after United […]

Tropical Storm Dolly forms with winds near 45 mph

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico’s coast over the Bay of Campeche. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 45 mph (75 kph) with additional strengthening forecast until it makes landfall. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dolly will approach Mexico’s coast by Tuesday night and move inland by Wednesday […]

Actor Robin Williams’ ashes reportedly scattered in San Francisco Bay

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‘The Counselor’: Tale of greed, death a guilty pleasure for sure

Jane Crooks Britt is an octogenarian who will review movies, books and television programs from a senior’s perspective. This is a film that deals with themes of greed and death, the primal instincts of humans and their consequences — or so says Wikipedia. Well, I’m not so sure about the themes of greed or primal […]

Mandarin Garden Club a growing showcase for area’s master gardeners

The couple came to get married under the butterfly garden arbor adorned with white coral and passion flower vines. Becky Bathen was there pulling weeds, her arms and gloved hands stained with soil. The justice of the peace who performed the ceremony asked her to be a witness. The surprised Bathen took off her gloves […]

Tonyaa Weathersbee: It’s been a cruel winter for the poor

It’s a perfect storm spawned by man and nature. First, some 47 million people lost food stamp benefits after $5 billion in funding expired late last year. And in Florida, many people still don’t have the jobs they need to fill their tables or pantries. According to a report by Pew Charitable Trusts, the employment […]

Mark Woods: Seeing Jaguars’ scoreboard in action turns hater into believer

I still believe the best scoreboard in the world is the 77-year-old, hand-operated one atop the center-field bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. A close runner-up might be the manual scoreboard at Boston’s Fenway Park. It loses points in my book partly because it’s not the original (the Red Sox quietly replaced it during the All-Star […]

What’s In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out

Arthur Andersen is back. Or at least the old accounting firm’s name will be, for the first time since its association with accounting scandals at Enron more than a decade ago. The firm was criminally convicted — a decision that was later overturned, although that came too late to save the company. As of Monday, […]

CoStar’s People of Note (Aug. 24 – 30)

It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: Minneapolis, Long Island, Denver, Boston, Jacksonville, Baltimore, Chicago, Seattle, and South Florida. MINNEAPOLIS Houlihan Bingen Named New President of Stahl Construction By Trey Kern Stahl Construction […]

CoStar’s People of Note (Aug. 24 – 30)

It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: Minneapolis, Long Island, Denver, Boston, Jacksonville, Baltimore, Chicago, Seattle, and South Florida. MINNEAPOLIS Houlihan Bingen Named New President of Stahl Construction By Trey Kern Stahl Construction […]

Up To Speed: Apple woos major credit cards for mobile wallet

The American Express, Visa, and Mastercard logos are displayed in a shop window. David A. Arnott Assistant News Editor Email  |  Google+  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn Apple has reached deals with major credit card companies to partner on a mobile wallet initiative, according to multiple reports. Re/code said American Express (NYSE: AXP) is on-board, and […]

Women’s Rowing Headed to D Finals on Sunday

Follow @JURowing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Racing against the top crews in the nation, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Jacksonville University women’s rowing team continued day No. 2 of the NCAA Championships in the C/D Semifinals. The Varsity Eight boat, coxed by senior Maycee Dioneda, were the first to take the water in an […]

Tony Jasick Introduced as Men’s Basketball Head Coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Tony Jasick Era officially made its debut on Thursday. In front of a large contingent of media, supporters, distinguished alumni and fans, Chief Athletics Officer Brad Edwards introduced Jasick as the 16 head coach in the storied history of Jacksonville University men’s basketball.    Recently named the Hugh Durham National […]

Florida mom allowed to give daughter medical marijuana

Moriah Barnhart moved from Florida to Colorado so her brain cancer-stricken daughter could receive medical marijuana. They’ve now moved back, but they won’t have to give up the drug, even though it’s not legal for others. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/FqM9BPkFOlM/default.aspx

Dad stabs pitbull in pet store in front of kids

A dad is accused of stabbing a pitbull in front of his son and several other children, during a pet adoption event at a Petsmart. Witnesses say the man attacked the pitbull after it got loose and tugged on the ear of the man’s Westie. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/-DoqUNS0suw/default.aspx

Dollar General Ups Bid, Apple’s Big September, Jim Cramer Plays Oracle

There was no ‘Merger Monday’ for Labor Day, so Dollar General had to hold off for its big deal announcement for Tuesday morning. Now, the discount retailer is increasing its bid for Family Dollar to $80 dollars a share, and is pledging a reverse brea Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/9ZQR5ZOEUvQ/default.aspx

Dad stabs pitbull in pet store in front of kids

A dad is accused of stabbing a pitbull in front of his son and several other children, during a pet adoption event at a Petsmart. Witnesses say the man attacked the pitbull after it got loose and tugged on the ear of the man’s Westie. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/3YP9BUlUMp8/default.aspx

Michael Sam didn’t make Rams practice squad either

The St. Louis Rams have filled their 10-player practice squad, and it does not include defensive end Michael Sam. Sam, who is openly gay, was made famous when the Rams drafted him. Saturday, the Rams cut him from their 53-man roster. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/9DIWnBT06bM/default.aspx

Report: 21 states don’t meet emergency standards for kids

A teacher at E. Rivers Elementary school covers sleeping children in the gym on Jan. 29, 2014, in Atlanta. A rare snowstorm left thousands across the South stranded, with workers sleeping in their offices, students camping in their schools and commuters abandoning cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches or even grocery stores.(Photo: […]

FL mom to treat child with medical cannabis

Required form(Photo: WTSP) TAMPA, Fla. – A Bay area mother will start treating her cancer-ravaged daughter with whole plant medical marijuana even though we are two months away from the amendment two vote. 10 News told you earlier this year how Moriah Barnhart sought legal counsel to somehow get her daughter access to use medical […]

World’s best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite

Voting ends Monday at noon in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for ‘Best Golf Destination.’ The contest coincided with the 2014 Masters at Augusta National. 20 golf destinations, each of which has at least one supreme public course, were chosen by an expert panel. Panel members were USA TODAY golf writer Steve DiMeglio; pro […]

World’s best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite

According to Tyler Kupper with USA TODAY, Ponte Vedra’s TPC Sawgrass has “the hardest 18th hole in golf; it requires a perfect drive to a tough approach.” With a golf history dating back to the installation of the first course in 1928, Ponte Vedra has become one of the great golf capitals of the Eastern […]

Ripley’s wants you to name its two-headed turtle

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The newest member of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! menagerie gives life to the saying “two heads are better than one.” The museum is holding a contest to name the red-bellied slider turtle with polycephaly (the condition of having two heads), according to a release from Ripley’s. The odds of […]