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Jacksonville Bans Large, Outdoor Donation Bins

Large, often overflowing collection bins for cast-off clothing and household items are being run out of town by the Jacksonville City Council.

A new city ordinance gives the owners of those receptacles until August 1 to haul them away or the city will do it for them.

City Councilman John Crescimbini sits on Jacksonville’s Neighborhood Blight Committee, which recommended the new law. He says people who think the bins are there to benefit local charities couldn’t be more wrong.

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Jacksonville Receives Nearly Half A Million Dollars For Navy Projects

Jacksonville has received nearly half a million dollars in state grants to go toward military base projects.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said in a press release the grants will help toward the city’s goal of playing a larger role in the nation’s defense.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott  announced one grant will go toward an ongoing project to create a buffer at the Westside’s Whitehouse Naval Airfield.

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