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How Education Affects the USA

It has been said that education is the bedrock of society. In this graphic by Top Education Degrees, we take a look at education levels in each state to see just how education affects the states in areas of social and economic importance.

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Do Millennials Want to Call Your City ‘Home’?

Millions of millennials will soon be putting down roots. Cities and suburbs that are less attractive to them have a limited window to turn things around. William Fulton, the mayor of Ventura, California and GOVERNING's economic development columnist, provides his thoughts on this subject. Is Jacksonville...

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Farmers Markets Gaining In Popularity

From award winning documentaries to daytime TV, agricultural industry practices are a hot topic of discussion and scrutiny in American society. With twenty-first century technology and science revolutionizing the way we access and process information as a nation, it has also ushered in an age of burgeoning...

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Lampru Court: Historic Springfield Demolition 2007

Another historically significant Jacksonville building has been deemed unsafe by the City of Jacksonville's Property Safety Department and is being torn down. City engineers deemed the property, located at 8th and Boulevard in Springfield, a hazard to public safety because of the years of neglect that...

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If We Want Jax to Thrive Then We Must Support JAXPORT

Bruce A Fouraker, a contributing Writer and Editor with Masters of Industry Magazine and lifelong Jacksonville resident, presents an opposing response to the Sierra Club's opposition in dredging the St. Johns River.

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2013 US City Population Estimates Released

The Census Bureau recently released their 2013 estimates for the country's largest cities. Despite having the largest land area in the continental United States, Jacksonville has been passed by Indianapolis, IN this year, by Austin, TX in 2012, and is on the verge of being surpassed in population by...

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The Port to Nowhere

A new lawsuit questions the economic potential of proposed JaxPort expansion.

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Downtown, In Focus: A Conversation with DVI

EUJacksonville shares this piece written by Katherine Hardwick, Director of Marketing for Downtown Vision, INC.

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Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds

The Florida Department of Transportation wants to widen the Fuller Warren Bridge and the community isn't too happy about it. After taking the time to gain a better understanding of FDOT's plans and the community's concerns, the Jacksonville City Council responds. What they have to say will pleasantly...

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Liberty City: An Eye Opening Look Into Miami's Ghetto

The idea of having a healthy urban community is much more than seeing your downtown filled with tourists, yuppies, and froyo shops. It's also important to understand and attempt to address the neighborhoods and social issues of our cities that marketing types tend to ignore and cover up. This video documentary...

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