Opinion

Editorials

Sunday Editorial: A deeper harbor, a stronger Jacksonville

If Jacksonville’s port is to remain competitive, it must not turn away from all the opportunities before it.

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Monday Editorial: JEA joins with other utilities to protect consumers

Cheers to JEA for becoming part of a great new campaign designed to protect consumers.

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Saturday Editorial: Readers debate suing makers of opioids

Jacksonville City Councilman Bll Gulliford wants the city to hire a law firm to sue companies that make and distribute prescription painkillers.

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Friday Editorial: Williams has shown an open mind and a willingness to listen

After two years in office, Sheriff Mike Williams has shown the willingness to listen.

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Ron Littlepage

08/17/2017 - 18:02
Let’s not erase our history, our heritage...
 
08/11/2017 - 18:16
Last week, The Washington Post published a story about Palatka under a headline that read in part...
 
08/08/2017 - 16:17
My, my, how attitudes do change from one mayoral administration to the next.
 

Letters from readers

Wednesday’s Lead Letter: Here’s how to improve Downtown

A sampling of comments on Downtown from the Times-Union’s Facebook page:

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Tuesday Lead Letter: Endless wars have erased the hope of VJ Day

The final ending to World War II brought with it celebrations that those of us dancing in the streets will never forget!

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