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Yarborough on Monument Road Poker Room(Comments Off)

October 6, 2011

The following is Councilman Clay Yarborough’s monthly letter to residents, as published in the September edition of Arlington Monthly.  It addresses the Monument Road Poker Room. ————————————————— Dear Neighbor, In the August edition of Arlington Monthly, I made you aware of what I knew about the proposal by Jacksonville Kennel Club (JKC) to convert the […]

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Former Ruth’s Chris CEO to Challenge Bill Nelson

In summing up the GOP Senate prospects a few months ago, a field that includes Senate President Mike Haridopolos, ex-House Majority Leader Adam Hasner and Charlie Crist-appointed former Sen. George LeMieux — all three of whom face major obstacles in mounting a formidable challenge to the popular two-term Democratic incumbent — Miller clearly saw an opening for a self-described “outsider“ such as himself.

What was Alvin Brown’s Role in Katrina Fund Controversy?

Four days before he’ll be sworn in as our city’s seventh mayor since consolidation, the citizens of Jacksonville still know relatively little about the man who will preside as chief executive of the River City for the next four years. Brown Oversaw Controversial Katrina Fund Partly because of a somnolent media and, to some degree, owing […]

Alvin Brown: The Power (and Profitability) of Prayer

“I always believe in my heart that I was called to run,” Mayor-elect Alvin Brown said during a recent interview. “God gave me a vision and I ran with it. And my message is going to be for young people that when God gives you a vision, you’ve got to go for it, even though […]


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