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Transformer fire causes Baptist South hospital to lose primary power

Transformer fire causes Baptist South hospital to lose primary power

A transformer fire in the 14200 block of Old St. Augustine Road has caused Baptist Medical Center South to lose primary power.

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Deputies investigating possible drowning in Amelia Island

Nassau County deputies are on the scene of a possible drowning in at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island in Nassau County.
Video purports to show beheading of US journalist Sotloff

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.

Jags fans look forward to regular season

The Jacksonville Jaguars' last preseason game is in the books and many fans are looking forward to the regular season with high expectations.
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Deaf student overcomes challenges to play varsity football

The cornerback on Ed White High School’s varsity football team is tall and wears his hair in neat rows of braids.

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Problems abound with health law immigration papers

More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.

THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

Officials cut the ribbon Tuesday on the South Beach-inspired Delano Las Vegas, the renamed and renovated property on the campus of Mandalay Bay that was previously known as THEhotel.

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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence.
Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election.

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Trial for Cherish Perrywinkle's accused killer delayed until October

Man accused of killing Cherish Perrywinkle due in court Wednesday

The man accused of kidnapping, sexually abusing and killing 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle will be in court Wednesday.
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44-year-old died in car crash Friday

A 44-year-old man died in a car crash Friday evening. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to Lem Turner Road and Lake Forest Boulevard around 10:30 p.

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Pitt gets recognition in latest Top 25 college football polls

The latest college football polls were released on Monday and after their big win against Delaware on Saturday, Pitt picked up a little recognition.

Georgia Tech heads to Big Easy for stadium debut

Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson is not too concerned about breaking in another school's new stadium. Back in 2006, while coaching at Navy, Johnson took his team into a game at Stanford's rebuilt facility.

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New push to reopen Michelle O'Connell case

New account from bar owner fuels push to reopen Michelle O’Connell case

Was it suicide or something more sinister? On the four year anniversary of Michelle O'Connell's death, that question remains.
Hackers stealing your ATM

Hackers find new one to swipe your PIN

It doesn't take long for a thief to steal your info. “Within seconds, you can have stuff stolen,” Sandeep Reddivari said.

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Jesse Kovacs Apologizes to Christy Hansen: “I Feel Like an A—hole”

It’s probably safe to say Jesse Kovacs will never be nominated for the lead role in The Bachelor — unless, that is, ABC execs have a hefty sense of humor.

Bachelor in Paradise Spoilers: Which Couple Gets Engaged in the Finale?

So remember how we found out a while ago that Bachelor in Paradise producers were reportedly angling for a finale proposal?