Tag Archives: Jacksonville

Races Take Shape As Qualifying Closes

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE— Sporting an orange hat that proclaimed “Let Irv Serve,” state Rep. Irv Slosberg pointed his smart phone’s video camera at a sign in the Division of Elections office that proclaimed “Qualifying is closed.” “Slosberg is qualified,” the Boca Raton Democrat repeated, until it was pointed out that the …

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New NE Florida Trauma Center Refuels Fight

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE — In another chapter in a long-running battle, a major Jacksonville hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health to allow a rival hospital in Orange Park to open a trauma center. The challenge, filed by UF Health Jacksonville, was sent Wednesday to the …

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Court Considers Self-defense Claims In Jacksonville Teen’s Death

An appeals court heard arguments Tuesday about whether Michael Dunn was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot teenager Jordan Davis in 2012 in the parking lot of a Jacksonville convenience store. Dunn's attorney has raised a series of issues in trying to overturn Dunn's first-degree murder conviction, most of which are focused on whether Dunn acted justifiably in self-defense.

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