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Amber Alert issued in St. Johns County

Amber Alert involving St. Johns deputy issued, quickly canceled

A Florida Amber Alert was issued and then quickly canceled on Tuesday night for Reid Payne.The alert initially reported that Reid Payne was last seen in the area of the 1400 block of North Whitney Street in St.

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Family: Soccer player who died had no known medical issues

Family: Soccer player who died had no known medical issues

Family and friends are mourning the sudden death of a 19-year-old soccer player. Andres Rojas played for Fletcher High School a few years ago and collapsed Monday night while playing soccer at Huffman Park on the south side of Jacksonville.
Motorcyclist dies in crash on Beach Boulevard

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Beach Boulevard

A motorcyclist died Tuesday night in a crash with an SUV on Beach Boulevard just east of Southside Boulevard.
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Caught on camera: Melee at Lee High School

One local high school is dealing with the aftermath of a melee caught on camera. The fight got so out of control, students say those who were fighting were pepper-sprayed.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1.
Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

NATIONAL NEWS

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.
Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.

RARE UNDER-40 POLLS

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Under-40 Poll: Porn is ruining our sex lives?

More young people than not say Internet porn has no affect on their real-life sex lives, according to a new Rare poll.
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Under-40 Poll: Do young voters think religious people are more marginalized than before?

A majority of young evangelicals and a plurality of other young Protestants believe that the religious are more marginalized than ever before, according to a new poll conducted for Rare, a Cox Media Group website based in Washington, DC.

ENTERTAINMENT AND CELEBRITY NEWS

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died.
Oscar de la Renta clothed stars and became one

From Kors to DVF, fashion mourns de la Renta

Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.

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DCF investigates mother

Boy at center of missing child alert in DCF custody

A boy at the center of a missing child alert in Clay County is now in the custody of the Department of Children and Families.
Express-lane projects in the works for I-295

Express-lane projects in the works for I-295

The Florida Department of Transportation has already approved express lanes to run along I-295 between the Buckman Bridge and I-95.

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Seminoles line coach Trickett back at practice

Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett has returned to the practice field after missing Saturday's win over Notre Dame due to a health concern.

Data shows no evidence of SEC bias in poll

With research by STATS, The Associated Press looked at how teams rise and fall in the AP Top 25 after winning and losing conference games this season and over the past five seasons to try see if Southeastern Conference teams are gaining more and being punished less than when teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12, Big Ten and Pac-12 play conference games.