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Attention: Jacksonville Jaguar Sports Fans

Join us this Wednesday, May 3rd at 8:45pm for a LIVE online interview with Pro Bowl veteran wide receiver Jacksonville Jaguar Jimmy SmithWhat: Live Questions Answers session Who: Jacksonville Jaguar Jimmy Smith When: Wednesday, May 3rd, 8:45 PM Where: Metjax.com sports section (http://metro.e-mpire.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=92)...

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Fox Jewelry to bring affordable housing?

Mr. Fox of Fox Jewelers says he is currently planning on at least 10 units that will be for sale at a predicted price range of $65,000 to $75,000 per unit. Mr. Fox said he expects the units will range from 800 to 900 square feet. Though this is not a huge number of units, it is a small start towards...

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Public officials above the law?

A call to Pat Lockett-Felder?s office. In a recent public records request to Councilwoman Pat Lockett-Felder?s office, her assistant Daisy Brown answered the phone. I told her that I had filed a public records request with the Office of Legislative Services that morning that affected several council...

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No Parking Problem Downtown

These shocking photos were taken of a recent foray downtown.The shocking part? They were all in the same parking lot.Pay attention to the adjacent flyers on the window shield. Driver comments: “This is f***ing Bullsh**!….F*** those bit****!”when we asked him which Bit**** he was referring to, he...

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Taylor Hardwick wants meeting

Taylor Hardwick wants meeting to discuss Friendship Fountain Mr. Hardwick apparently called the JEDC office to get a meeting with Ron Barton, and Barton’s assistant told him no way. So Hardwick emailed Barton directly. Barton then emails back and says, surely his assistant didn’t tell Hardwick...

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Fair Parking Meters

Fair Parking Meters face a planned block by Special Interests Downtown Jacksonville, Florida Earlier this week, an E-mail purporting to be from Realistic Transportation Alternatives, Inc. was circulated to a list of some of downtown Jacksonville's largest landowners suggesting official complicity...

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A Top-Heavy Administration

Mayor Peyton has chosen to pay bigger salaries to more of his staff. Is this what Mayor Peyton meant when he promised us he would run government like a business? In 2002, the last full year of Mayor Delaney’s administration, the Mayoral staff consisted of 18 people. Of these 18, 22% made a six-figure...

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Happy Sunshine Sunday!!

That’s right, you may not have heard of it before, but today is Sunshine Sunday – the first day of an entire week where media professionals are devoted to focusing on public records access laws which are called the Sunshine Laws here in Florida.

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Sleiman and Peyton Come to Agreement!!

We first brought you the news 2 days ago that Mayor Peyton and Toney Sleiman would be meeting to find an answer to the question of did Sleiman have a right to buy the parking lot east of the main street bridge. Those negotiations spilled over into today and it now appears the answer is yes. Also in attendance...

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Mayor Peyton's "Smaller Ideas"

Is it just me or does Mayor Peyton's "Big Ideas" proposal seem to be shrinking into a "Smaller and smaller ideas" plan? Let's follow the evolution of the "Big Ideas" together.

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