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Southbank Riverwalk renovations get budget boost- but question on new cost emerges

Renovations at the Southbank Riverwalk are getting a budget boost- and it may not be the last one. $15 million for the renovations were approved in 2010, but construction was held up for various reasons until last year.
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Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.

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Biltmore Elementary teacher removed from classroom

A Biltmore Elementary School teacher has now been removed from the classroom. Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti confirms to WOKV that a teacher being investigated for allegedly choking a student and inappropriately touching her has been taken out of a teaching role pending the ongoing investigation.
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Michael Dunn's attorney seeks trial delay

Michael Dunn’s trial could be postponed. We’ve learned a hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday morning to deal with a new motion to continue filed by his Dunn’s attorney.
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Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire.
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Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.
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1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon and came back this year to finish what they started.
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Death count in ferry sinking tops 100

One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
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Herman Cain is coming on May 2nd!

Sponsored by Brumos Lexus of Jacksonville and Orange Park. Tickets available now!
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Kick off Players Week at Tee Off Downtown on May 3rd!

join WOKV in kicking off Players Week on Saturday May 3rd at Tee Off Downtown! Featuring live music by Donavan Frankenreiter, Jacksonville's best food trucks, cash bars, games, and more fun than the Shipyards have seen this century!

 All the info and to buy your tickets!