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Duval County’s Charter Revision Commission met for the fourth time last Friday, Sept. 13. It was an auspicious date, to be sure, and it proved most unlucky—at least for your average … more
Toto was the hero of The Wizard of Oz. He was Dorothy’s canine companion who pulled back the huge curtain to expose a little man impersonating an all-powerful wizard. It’s the perfect … more
What do wealth, power and privilege do when they find themselves on the wrong side of public opinion? They don’t back down, that’s for sure. No, when push comes to shove, the powerful … more
I must confess, as an artist and resident of the city, I read the headline of Sean T. Smith’s Aug. 14 Backpage Editorial—“Make Jacksonville Great Already”—with a fair … more
According to Lexico, empathy is “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” It’s not city government’s strong suit. Last week, at a dramatic meeting, … more
Florida! This big, beautiful state is home to some of the world’s finest beaches (all on its Atlantic Seaboard, mind you) and most breathtaking landscapes, not to mention unique flora and … more
This month witnessed mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, the 254th and 255th mass shootings in America in 2019 (so far), according to the Gun Violence Archive. After each high-profile shooting, the … more
They walk among us, impossible to recognize without having first-hand knowledge of their ways. They work where we work, play where we play and live where we live; for the most part, dressing … more
Last Thursday, the School Board referendum issue nearly turned deadly. At Oakleaf Village Elementary, in Clay County, the air conditioning failed, causing the school to shut down for a day. News4Jax … more
It’s 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Aug. 8, and despite the inconvenient hour, dozens of concerned citizens are cramming into a tiny conference room inside the Mandarin Branch Library. It’s … more
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