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Cedar Key Bridge Construction Meets Mixed Emotions From Residents

On a one-way bridge connecting the largest tourism district in Cedar Key, yellow caution tape hangs from six roadblocks forming a circle around holes separating the sidewalk from the road.  A red “Sidewalk Closed” sign warns motorists and people passing through to nearby motels, restaurants and other businesses of one …

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Tolls Lifted As Devastating Dorian Remains A Threat

Tolls were suspended Sunday on Florida’s Turnpike and other roads in South Florida and Central Florida, as local mandatory evacuation orders started and large portions of the state’s East Coast continued to face threats from catastrophic Hurricane Dorian. With Dorian churning westward Sunday afternoon less than a couple of hundred …

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‘Retreat’ Not An Option For A California Beach Town, But It’s Already Happening In Duval County

By Jessica Palombo & Nathan Rott, NPR In Jacksonville Beach, Kimberlee Prescott is selling her home to the county so it can be torn down. The house, built just over two decades ago at 3640 Sanctuary Way S., is located in unfortunate proximity to a Florida Department of Transportation drainage culvert along Butler Boulevard. After Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, rain and storm surges caused “tremendous damage, expense, time loss, and disruption to the homeowner and her family,” according to Jacksonville

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Contract For Additional Traffic Enforcement

Marion County has one of the highest rates of pedestrian and bicycle injuries and fatalities in Florida. In an effort to decrease traffic collisions, Marion County Sheriff's Office is working with FDOT and UNF to enforce safer driving.

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