Monthly Archives: April 2016 (page 15)

Court Voids Police, Fire Pension Fund Agreement

There will be no more legal wrangling over a nullified 30-year pension agreement between the city of Jacksonville and the Police and Fire Pension Fund.

An appeals court Wednesday upheld a decision, voiding the 2001 deal because it was put together behind closed doors in violation of the state’s Sunshine Law. The Pension Fund Board appealed.

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WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT Presents Special Screening & Panel Discussion of Independent Lens’ The Armor of Light, An Exploration of Faith To Fight Gun Violence Documentary and Panel…

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One Spark Day 2 Educates Entrepreneurs

 Entrepreneurs and wanna-be entrepreneurs were in downtown Jacksonville Thursday for the second day of the One Spark crowdfunding festival, Creator Innovation Day.The conference is meant to help people take their businesses or ideas to the next le…

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04/07/16: Mission One Million; Guardian ad Litem; Paula Poundstone; Amelia Tree Conservancy

Mission One Million

Today marks World Health Day.

Here on the First Coast, Mayor Lenny Curry and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy marked the occasion with a major effort to improve the health of this entire community.

“Mission One Million” is a new, citywide initiative with the goal of getting all of Jacksonville to collectively lose one million pounds.

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Scott Signs Repeal of ‘Shacking Up’ Law

TALLAHASSEE — For the first time since shortly after the Civil War, it is no longer a crime for unmarried men and women to shack up in the Sunshine State.

Gov. Rick Scott signed 20 bills into law Wednesday, including a long-discussed repeal of the state’s rarely enforced ban on unmarried men and women living together.

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