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Obama makes history

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November 5, 2008

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The 2008 presidential election concluded with the election of America’s first black president. Millions throughout the country cheered at bars, restaurants and voter-watch parties as major television networks called the...

UPD: Code Red not necessary with bomb scare

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November 5, 2008

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UPD and JSO were dispatched to the UNF Library shortly after 10 p.m. Oct. 28 to investigate a suspicious package, UPD Detective Adam Kline said. The package was eventually determined to be an art project – similar in nature...

UPD Burglary Investigation

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November 5, 2008

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UPD is currently investigating a Burglary to an Auto that occurred  at 11:00 a.m. Oct. 14. on the fourth floor of the parking garage Building 38. The suspect was captured on video entering the vehicle and removing items. UPD...

Auto bailout comical

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November 5, 2008

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Regardless of accuracy, many politicians and members of the American public bought into fear that if Congress did not bailout Wall Street, Americans would become homeless ‘en masse’ and the very essence of the economy...

The Lion King: Magic on stage

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October 31, 2008

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A trip to the annual Collegiate Media Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, this week has proven to be filled with surprises. Surprise No. 1: Kansas City is filled with really interesting art work - at least the downtown area....

Jaguars part of stew of contenders: Week 9 Power Rankings

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October 29, 2008

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This NFL season has become almost as confusing as the BCS championship system. Over the last several years NFL fans have become accustomed to having a few teams atop the standings that were clearly set apart from the pack. Inst...

Jacksonville must turn to hybrids

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October 29, 2008

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As gas prices fluctuate and the economy continues to slip further out of our hands, Jacksonville must follow in the shoes of other U.S. cities that have placed the environment at the forefront of their minds. Early in October,...

Halloween safety can be scary for both young, old

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October 29, 2008

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The scariest part about Halloween is not the ghoulish costumes or fake blood but the real tragedies that happen every year – often from foolish irresponsibility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number...

Everyone needs to vote

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October 29, 2008

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In less than a week, history will be made. For the first time in our nation, we will witness either an African-American president or female vice-president elected to the Oval Office Nov. 4, and  your vote could be the deciding...

Forum looks at race, gender in 2008 election

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October 29, 2008

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The play of race, class and gender roles in the 2008 election was the subject of a discussion Oct. 28 about the dynamics of various factors that might possibly influence the way people will vote in this year’s election. The...

Ignorant voters: stay home

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October 29, 2008

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Don’t rock the vote. Don’t get out the vote. Don’t vote or die. Simply put, don’t vote. The amount of sheer ignorance supporters of both candidates have espoused during this campaign cycle is astounding. On one side,...

Palin’s recent challenge of America’s patriotism is unpatriotic, anti-American

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October 29, 2008

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It is sad – and disappointing – to see people within the U.S. who find satisfaction from belittling others for not being “patriotic” to their own country. Gov. Sarah Palin, Republican vice-presidential nominee, stated...

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