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Record single-day manatee count announced by marine science researchers

The number of manatees in local waters surged to the highest single-day counts since surveys by Jacksonville University researchers began more than two decades ago, rising 15 percent to 217 over the previous record of 189 in 2012.

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Mayor Lenny Curry to graduates: No do-overs; only one chance to “get through this thing called life”

You only have one chance to “get through this thing called life,” so make it your own — and no one else’s, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday in delivering his first commencement keynote address.

Highlighting the …

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Raised expectations are raising the game of JU

The lawns keep getting greener and fuller. The dolphin statues are iconic. Corporate partners are paying for upgrades to academic and athletic programs. There are new residence halls, and new funding for key programs in the health sciences, marine sciences, …

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