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Multimillion-dollar Florida Lottery ticket sold in Jacksonville

A $22 million lottery ticket was sold in Duval County according to the Florida Lottery. The ticket was sold at the Circle K on St. Johns Bluff Road and the winner got 6 out of 6 numbers right in playing the Florida Lotto game. MORE: Action News Jax Investigates: How some people make a killing with s

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 16:06:24

Three industrial properties sold in Jacksonville in $76.35 million deal

Clarion Partner sold three North and Northwest Jacksonville properties, comprising three industrial buildings and vacant land, to three partnerships for $76.35 million. The deeds were executed Nov. 10 and recorded Tuesday with the Duval County Clerk of Courts. The partnerships' New York address is s

JACKSONVILLE DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-20 11:50:00

Jacksonville area YMCAs offer free childcare on Black Friday

Jacksonville-area YMCAs are offering parents free childcare for up to two hours on Black Friday. If you want to go shopping but don't want your kids to see what you're getting them for Christmas, First Coast YMCA is willing to watch them for you on Nov. 24. Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome and you

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 16:04:30

Man accused of breaking into trailer, killed ex-roommate

The News Herald reports 26-year-old Billy Herman Shaffer broke into the home while 48-year-old Matthew Kelley was at a convenience store early Saturday morning. Kelly was shot with his own shotgun when he returned home. An arrest report says Shaffer called police after the shooting. A neighbor told

FOX30JAX.COM - 2017-11-20 12:23:35

Stein Mart seeks 4th quarter pickup after hurricanes disrupt business

As Jacksonville companies reported third-quarter earnings over the past few weeks, nearly every one disclosed some kind of financial setback from Hurricane Irma. For fashion retailer Stein Mart Inc., the storm was particularly untimely because it coincided with the launch of a new campaign to reinvi

JACKSONVILLE DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-20 11:50:00

Area YMCAs Are Offering Free Childcare On Black Friday

The Winston Family YMCA and other First Coast area YMCAs are offering free child care on Friday, Nov. 24. Andre Roman / WJCT News If you would like to get some holiday shopping done on Black Friday but don't have childcare, First Coast area YMCAs are offering to help. First Coast area YMCAs are offe

WJCT.ORG - 2017-11-20 16:56:42

Black Lives Matter Takes On Hunger With New Food Box

Black Lives Matter's pilot food box in Bronzeville Community Gardens in Chicago. Andrew Gill Black Lives Matter Chicago is piloting a food box program to address hunger in neighborhoods where it says food is too scarce. The inspiration comes from little free libraries, boxes that encourage neighbors

WJCT.ORG - 2017-11-20 11:11:37

Holiday Shopping Increase Predicted In Florida As Gas Prices Decrease

This chart shows the daily settlement price per barrel of West Texas Intermediate cruide on the New York Mercantile Exchange. AAA with information from the Energy Information Administration The Florida Retail Federation is forecasting a holiday sales increase of three to three-and-a-half percent in

WJCT.ORG - 2017-11-20 18:21:41

Special delivery from 'ice cream' boy in West Melbourne

After months of watching her 5-year-old son endure countless medical appointments, chemotherapy sessions and hospital stays, Brittany Bowman was more than ready to see the smile on her son's face Sunday afternoon. "It's been a tough time, but he's such a strong little boy," said Bowman, whose son, W

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-19 23:00:15

Police identify man shot, killed at Melbourne apartments

A 20-year-old man was identified as the person who was shot and killed Thursday at a Melbourne apartment complex parking lot, police said Friday. The gunman who shot Devon Sannito-Griesi was still at large Friday and police did not release any new information about him. The suspect drove from the P


Man struck, killed by train in Melbourne

Melbourne police said an unidentified man was struck by a train and killed Friday night near downtown. The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. on the Crane Creek Bridge, police said. As of 9:30 p.m., police were trying to confirm the man's identity and reach out to next of kin. CLOSE On today's News


Torres: Another Thanksgiving passes and still no Brandy Hall

For Jeff Hall, the Thanksgivings without his wife have now reached an even dozen. The same holds true for Debbie Rogge, who is missing her daughter and for Clay and Taylor Hall who remain without their mother. It's been that long since Palm Bay and Malabar firefighter Brandy Hall has been missing. S

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-20 17:01:12

Legal problems? Put Your Best Case Forward

We all have the highest expectations for how we will run our business, however, sometimes legal pitfalls can happen. If and when they do - and if it looks like you may be getting sued, the first step is - don't panic. We have an open legal system in the United States, which means anyone can sue anyo

FLORIDA TODAY - 2017-11-19 11:46:01

Traveling to or from the Space Coast this Thanksgiving? Here's what you need to know

Central Florida won't be spared from the high-traffic Thanksgiving holiday as folks rush to all corners of the United States in gathering for Thanksgiving. Orlando is expected to be the No. 1 Thanksgiving destination, according to AAA. Local roads, highways and the Orlando-Melbourne International A


Opinion: Why I voted against medical marijuana ban

Politics and scare tactics are getting in the way of voters' decision on medical marijuana Our county and cities are making decisions regarding how to implement medical marijuana as we speak. Due to extensive misinformation and moratoriums on opening dispensaries, voters are left to wonder what is g


Cooking with Mrs. Claus Free for Children at 33rd Annual Festival of Trees Event Nov. 18

Adult tickets for the Festival of Trees Event is $5 The Junior League of South Breavrd will once again host "Kids in the Kitchen: Cooking with Mrs. Claus" at this year's Festival of Trees fundraising event. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA - The Junior League of South Breavrd will once again host "Kids in th


The Aquaponics Project is a winning idea for improving food rescue mobilization in Pittsburgh

Even the grains and dairy products that 412 Food Rescue cannot redistribute have a higher purpose. The Aquaponics Project, a startup company led by university students that specializes in urban agriculture, will utilize this food waste and more from wholesalers to feed an anaerobic digestion system

NEXTPITTSBURGH.COM - 2017-11-20 13:05:56

Light Up Night officially kicks off Pittsburgh's Holiday Season

The 57th annual Comcast Light Up Night took place on Fri., Nov. 17, officially kicking off Pittsburgh's holiday season. Check out our photo highlights from the celebration below.

PGHCITYPAPER.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Kidsburgh: Mattress Factory Family Day (free with museum admission)

Looking for a creative way to bond over the holidays - minus the headaches of generic malls, long lines and inflated ticket prices? Give thanks for art at the Mattress Factory Family Day, which is free with museum admission and open to all. Make, play and explore art you can get into (literally!) wi

NEXTPITTSBURGH.COM - 2017-11-20 16:30:15

Intervala expanding, bringing more electronics manufacturing jobs to Turtle Creek industrial park

Turtle Creek, a town located about 12 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, hasn't been a hub for energy production since Westinghouse Electric left the area over three decades ago. But the massive 92-acre industrial site the company left behind, now known as Keystone Commons, houses over 20 different comp

NEXTPITTSBURGH.COM - 2017-11-20 13:24:14