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Closing the Loop: Twila Hudson

Twila Hudson lives in her childhood home, a house in the Lincolnville neighborhood of St. Augustine.Twila said, “My dad bought the house at auction. It was in a segregated neighborhood, and blacks couldn’t live there. So he bought the lot in Lincolnvil…

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GE Lets Jacksonville, JEA Test Drive Its LED Street Lights

Fifty special streetlights equipped with sensors and cameras will be installed in Jacksonville this summer as part of a pilot program unveiled Thursday at City Hall.

Jacksonville is the second city in the world after San Diego to try the LED lights connected to software created by GE.

Now the city is talking with GE to determine the best locations for the LED street lamps. The lamps are a gift during the six-month pilot. Mayor Alvin Brown says, he’s hoping the technology will save the city money in the long run.

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Former Main Library Building To Reopen Soon As Jessie Ball duPont Center

The former Main Library in downtown Jacksonville is set to reopen as a nonprofit office building and cowork space.

The Jessie Ball duPont Center on East Adams Street is expected to house about 200 workers by the end of this year.

The 50-year-old former public library adorned with brightly colored tile will soon house 14 nonprofit organizations’ headquarters. Leading a tour of the building Thursday morning, was Mary Kress Littlepage.

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Impasse Over Health Care Expansion Deepens

The stalemate between the House and Senate over billions of dollars in health-care funding deepened Tuesday, as the federal government suggested that the fate of a pool of money for hospitals and other medical providers was tied to the state’s decision…

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