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Congresswoman Brown Draws Democratic Challenger

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has drawn a Democratic challenger for her Congressional District 5 seat.

LaShonda “LJ” Holloway announced her candidacy at Hemming Park just a few hundred feet away from where Brown was attending a news conference of her own.

But Holloway said she’s not focused on her opponent.

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Restaurant Kiosk, Permanent Stage Coming To Hemming Park

Following a grant from Southwest Airlines, the city of Jacksonville is announcing more upgrades to downtown’s Hemming Park.

The plaza that touches City Hall and the city’s main library will soon be home to a new, permanent stage for live events. It’s also getting a new restaurant kiosk owned by Black Sheep Restaurant Group.

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High Tides Trigger Coastal Flood Warning In Urban Jacksonville Neighborhoods

A Coastal Flood Advisory from the National Weather Service is in effect in the San Marco and Ortega neighborhoods of Jacksonville through at least the middle of next week.

Lindsay Hardee lives about a block away from the river in San Marco. She says the road has been so flooded, she found a fish in the road. And sure enough, a few yards away from where she’s standing, a six-inch gray fish is baking in the sun.

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Funding Still Uncertain For St. Johns River Deepening Project

The state may be providing more than $86 million for deepening the St. Johns River, but plenty of questions still remain.

The state’s five-year work plan includes the $86 million, including $10 million in the 2016 fiscal year. That figure would have to be approved by the state Legislature when it next meets.

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