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EverBank Officials: Come Early To Avoid Florida-Georgia Game Gridlock

RV City, with its rows of tailgaters near EverBank Field, was already filling up Tuesday in anticipation of Saturday’s annual match-up between the University of Florida and the University of Georgia. The messages to fans from event organizers and city officials are arrive early be patient. Chief Leonard Propper with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office urges fans to take advantage of the five-hour window between when they can park their car and when they can get inside the stadium. “At 8 a.m. the parking lots open. The gates open at 1:30 to enter the facility,” Propper said. “At 1:30, the police focus will shift from allowing the traffic to get to their parking lots to allowing the pedestrians to cross the road.” The game’s kick-off is at 3:30 Saturday afternoon. Jacksonville has been the site of the Florida-Georgia rivalry since 1933. For fans, and anyone planning to travel in downtown Jacksonville this weekend, here’s where to find information about traffic and the game itself: Traffic

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First Coast Connect: District 5 Candidate Glo Smith Pledges More Jobs, Lower Taxes In Northeast Flor

Florida’s District 5 Republican congressional candidate Glo Smith says more and more people are taking home less money but paying more in taxes. She wants to be their voice in Washington. Tuesday on “First Coast Connect,” Smith said as a former business owner, she understands the value small businesses provide to the country. “First and foremost is looking at the regulations that have been imposed on small businesses. They are truly stifling, not only new entrepreneurship buy just innovation in and of itself,” she said. “I think when we have too many regulations it stunts the growth of small businesses and we all know that’s the backbone of our society.” When host Melissa Ross asked Smith about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his comments about assaulting women, Smith said she wouldn’t take sides in the presidential election. “I stay away from whatever decision people want to make between Clinton and Trump,” she said. “They both have their issues. I wish personally

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10/25/2016: Glo Smith; Faith And Mental Health; Squirrel Nut Zippers; “Parade” At Douglas Anderson

With Election Day just two weeks away and early voting already underway in Northeast Florida, host Melissa Ross was joined by 5th Congressional District candidate Republican Glo Smith. We also heard from Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church pastor Kyle Reese and Baptist Behavioral Health administrator Dr. Ellen Williams about the upcoming Faith and Mental Health Conference. Ross spoke to Squirrel Nut Zippers band leader Jimbo Mathis on the band’s Tuesday night concert at the Ritz Theatre, and students from the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, along with director David Loudermilk, talked about their upcoming production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Parade.”

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