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Ellen DeGeneres Gives Gay Valedictorian Rejected By Parents A Heartwarming Surprise
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Georgetown University student Seth Owen said he'd looked up to Ellen when he was coming out.
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Jacksonville Shooting Survivors Retain Morgan & Morgan For Expected Lawsuit
The Orlando-based law firm announced Tuesday it would be filing a negligence lawsuit within the week.
The Day After Jacksonville's Mass Shooting, They Held Another Gaming Tournament
The shooting at a Madden tournament in the city didn't erase this gaming community.
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Electronic Arts Cancels 3 Madden NFL 19 Classic Tournaments After Jacksonville Shooting
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
Electronic Arts plans to “run a comprehensive review of safety protocols for competitors and spectators."
Mother Of Wounded Gamer Describes Son's Terrifying Call Amid Jacksonville Shooting
Timothy Anselimo, who was shot three times, asked his half-brother watching the event on TV to "tell my mother I love her."
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Jacksonville Councilman Reginald Gaffney: 'We've Got A Gun Problem'
“My question I’m asking to America, I’m asking to Jacksonville, I’m asking to the state of Florida: What are we going to do about guns?”
Jacksonville Shooting At 'Madden' Tournament Leaves At Least 3 Dead, 11 Injured
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed the gunman and at least two other people had died.
Officer Accused Of Handcuffing Black Child Who Dribbled Ball In Gym
The gym is run by the Police Athletic League, whose mission is to foster "positive relationships" between cops and kids. The mother says "they terrorized my son."
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Drivers See Big Toll Hikes In 2018
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69-Year-Old Man Accused Of Plotting Mass Shooting At Florida Islamic Center
"I just want to give these freaking people a taste of their own medicine," the suspect said, according to police.
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Jacksonville Sheriffs Office
Florida Cop Brings K-Y Jelly To Convicted Shooter's Sentencing
The undercover detective then made a comment that implied the accused would be raped while in prison.
Navy Hospital Staffers Removed After Sharing Disturbing Photos Of Newborns
“It’s outrageous, unacceptable, incredibly unprofessional, and cannot be tolerated.”
2 Florida Men Accused Of Stealing Enormous Power Pole After Irma
Police in Jacksonville found the gigantic pipe strapped to the roof of a vehicle.
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Millions Without Power As Weakened Irma Continues To Batter The Southeast
Officials warned the road to recovery would be "long and challenging."
Irma Brings Flooding And Disaster To Jacksonville, Florida
The storm brought record-setting water levels.
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Floods hit Jacksonville, Florida, and Charleston, South Carolina, as Irma continues northward as a tropical storm.
2 Florida Officers Killed In One Of Several Shootings Of US Law Enforcement
By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters
“Let me be very clear - last night’s violence against our law enforcement community is reprehensible and has no place in our state.”
Bryan Woolston / Reuters
Charlottesville Violence Prompts Other Cities To Consider Removing Confederate Monuments
"When you see the violence that we saw in Charlottesville, then you know that we must act," Lexington Mayor Jim Gray said.
Im A Star Foundation
Florida Students Raise $100,000 For Their Homeless Peers
About 2,700 students in Jacksonville are homeless.
JACPS via Pet Rescue North
Man Who Slapped Puppy In The Face Gets Pet Returned To Him
His sentence included writing a letter of apology to the dog.
Florida Cop Threatens Black Man With Jail For Walking Without ID
One crime and safety expert says the officer's behavior was "just way over the top."
Jordan Davis’ Mother, Lucia McBath, Speaks On Gun Reform And Jordan's Legacy
Journalist + PhD candidate, Howard University.
Lucia McBath has received justice for her son, but she wants justice for all.
The Long, Winding Road To Identifying My Son’s Learning Issues
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By Rachel Vitti When my oldest son Lorenzo was in Pre-K, we did all the things we were supposed to do to help him get ready
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Can This Man Save Detroit Public Schools?
Writer covering education, economics, policy and politics.
There are more than 130 charter schools in Detroit. In 2013, the district put 79 abandoned schools up for sale. Today, more
This Dad Came Up With A Hilarious Way To Get His Teen Off Her Phone
“It’s so hard to get that phone out of their hand, you might need to come up with a creative way to do it."
Glynn County Jail
Anti-Gay Pastor Found Guilty Of Child Molestation
The jury needed only two hours to find him guilty on all eight counts.
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