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Danny Becton backs John Crescimbeni for Jax Council VP

At the end of his meeting with Jacksonville City Council vice-presidential candidate Doyle Carter, Councilman Danny Becton told Carter he had to think it over. And Becton backed John Crescimbeni, Carter’s opponent. “It has been a pleasure serving with you as colleagues on Finance where I have had the opportunity to learn and grow and you have been instrumental […]

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Destin Begins To Gear Up For Belmont Stakes With Half-Mile Work

Two weeks removed from Destin's sixth-place finish in the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby, the lone defeat of the horse's career, Todd Pletcher assistant Byron Hughes reports that Twin Creeks Farm and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' sophomore colt has trained forwardly out of the race and remains on course for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes […]

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Brad Drake has big lead in recent poll, first to qualify by petition in HD 5

A new poll of House District 5 voters shows incumbent Republican Rep. Brad Drake with a 32-point lead over his primary challenger, former state Rep. Bev Kilmer. The survey revealed that, in a head-to-head matchup, Drake leads Kilmer 40 percent to 17 percent. Among the most likely Republican primary voters Drake leads 61 to 20 […]

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Maximum Edge First Starter, First Winner For Dialed In

Darby Dan Farm's freshman sire Dialed In, the Florida Derby (G1) winner by Mineshaft, was represented with his first winner from his first starter, when 2-year-old filly Maximum Edge scored an impressive debut victory in a $44,000 Maiden Special Weight on Friday at Churchill Downs. Trained by William Connelly, Maximum Edge stalked the early pacesetter […]

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Aussie hackers plague Corrine Brown’s campaign website

Rep. Corrine Brown might want to have a conversation with her webmaster, after her 2016 campaign website was hacked this week by Australian SEO engineers. What appears to be an unscrupulous SEO firm has hacked Brown’s website, adding promotional copy and links, thus drawing on its authority and traffic to bring link juice to clients who seem […]

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Noble Bird Dominates In Pimlico Special

John Oxley's Noble Bird captured the 46th running of the Grade 3 Sagamore Spirit Pimlico Special easily on Friday afternoon, dominating his rivals by 11 1/4 lengths.The 5-year-old son of Birdstone covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:55.18 for trainer Mark Casse, with the race marking just his second lifetime graded stakes victory. Julien Leparoux […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Bernardini On The Move

Grade 1 winner Cavorting earned her first victory since capturing the G2 Prioress Stakes in September when she cruised to an impressive five-length victory in the G2 Ruffian Stakes at Belmont Park. The win improved her record to 6-1-1 in 11 starts and increased her earnings to $1,128,000. Cavorting's victory also helped propel her sire, […]

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Greg Evers complains about Obama transgender directive, but didn’t fix issue when he had the chance

State Sen. Greg Evers is making a lot of noise over the Obama administration’s directive to public schools instructing them to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity. But where was the Baker Republican – who is now a candidate for Florida’s 1st Congressional District – when he had a chance to […]

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