Blue Bell has issued another recall Monday amid more concerns of Listeria.All Blue Bell products currently on the market are involved in the recall.Kroger is removing all Blue Bell products from its shelves, according to officials.
Two reports presented to lawmakers last week criticized the Florida Department of Children and Families for poor oversight of the privatized agencies that deliver child-welfare, substance-abuse and mental-health services statewide.The reports arrived a…
After years away from football, former Nease High School and Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow is returning to the NFL.
Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly is adding Tebow to his team’s roster. WJCT Sports Analyst Cole Pepper says the First Coast’s favorite quarterback could face an uphill battle in the City of Brotherly Love.
In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government to try to resolve a standoff over $2.2 billion in funding for hospitals and other health providers.
Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones plans to bar the use of chemical agents on prisoners with histories of respiratory ailments and is changing procedures to reduce the use of force on severely mentally ill inmates.The changes to th…
The Jacksonville City Council is considering financial incentives for local businesses that increase their exports through JAXPORT. In this week’s Business Brief, analyst John Burr shares with WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo what’s behind the export push.
You can follow Jessica Palombo @jessicapubradio.
Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown’s port task force voted this week in support of deepening the Jacksonville Harbor and increasing offsets for environmental harm that may result. What they did not decide was how to pay for the projects.
The task force voted seven-to-one that dredging the port — from 40 feet to 47 feet to accommodate Asian “megaships” — makes good sense for the city.
They estimate $380 million must come from state and local governments but stopped short of outlining a funding plan.
The oldest choir in the English-speaking world is visiting St. Augustine tonight.
UPDATED: 4:53 p.m. with comment from Alvin Brown’s campaign.An email mistakenly sent out from the campaign of Bill Bishop for Mayor caused confusion today by appearing to say Bishop is endorsing Mayor Alvin Brown for reelection.
Despite opposition from the governor’s top elections official, legislation that would allow Floridians to register to vote online was sent to the Senate floor Thursday.Meanwhile, the House delayed a floor vote on a similar measure because of a question…