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Semper Fidelis Society To Honor 241 Killed in Beirut Bombing With Memorial At Jacksonville’s Evergreen Cemetery

The Jacksonville-based Semper Fidelis Society erected a memorial in Jacksonville in honor of the military who lost their lives in the Beirut bombing of 1983. The memorial will be dedicated in Evergreen Cemetery November 10, 2019, the 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.

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Florida House Looks For Ways To Boost Teacher Pay

Rep. Chris Latvala, a Clearwater Republican who chairs the House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, said his panel has been asked by House leaders to find about $500 million in potential cuts as part of a broader budget exercise. But that exercise also could help determine if a teacher-pay package would be viable.

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Florida Shifts Into Dorian Assistance Mode

Florida emergency management efforts shifted Thursday from storm preparation to providing assistance as Hurricane Dorian, after devastating the Bahamas and skirting Florida’s East Coast, threatened to cause heavy damage in the Carolinas.

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Dorian Could Deliver Major Hit To Florida

Floridians, particularly those along the East Coast, are being told to prepare for a major hurricane that could hit the state during the Labor Day weekend. The storm, which remained named Tropical Storm Dorian on Wednesday, is projected to reach the state Sunday or Monday as a potential major hurricane, …

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