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Brunswick Fire Department firefighter Chris King helps kindergartners Camden Taylor, 5 and Shelby Bennett, 6 from Golden Isles Elementary School try out the fire hose at Fire Station 1 in downtown Brunswick, Georgia during a visit by the school children during National Fire Prevention Week, Tuesday, October 9, 2007. The Brunswick Fire Department is having local school children visit the fire station and learn about fire safety all month with an emphasis on this year's theme of practicing a family fire escape plan. (The Florida Times-Union, Chris Viola)

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Lewis Collins, a worker for Concrete Profiles, Inc. of Jacksonville, finishes the concrete of a gutter in front of Chico's, as St. Johns Town Center Phase II nears completion, in Jacksonville, Florida, October 10, 2007. The soft opening of Phase II is scheduled for the weekend of the Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic game. (The Florida Times-Union/Emily Barnes)

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Michael Simpson passes one of 600 pumpkins to Earl Durden that they are delivering to the pumpkin patch on US 17 in Brunswick, Georgia, Wednesday, October 10, 2007. The pumpkin patch is one of two they are delivering to today for a total of 1200 pumpkins they will throw to each other ranging from a one to 50 pounds. "It's a good workout, " according to coworker Tommy Lee Smith. (The Florida Times-Union, Chris Viola)

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Brunswick, Georgia's Sterling Elementary School 1st graders Demond Waller, 6 gets himself buried in the corn boxes at Moody Farms in Brantley County, Georgia, on the first field trip of the new school, Friday, October 12, 2007. The farm has three maze's cut into 10 acres of corn and a small hay bail maze which will be open to the public until Thanksgiving. Farm owner David Moody said the corn boxes are one of the most popular things at the farm for both adults and children , "once you get them in it's hard to get them out." . (The Florida Times-Union, Chris Viola)

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After two years on the outside, Festus the basset hound is back in the Duval County Animal Care and Control at 2580 West First Street waiting for a new home after his owner returned him and his longtime companion, an Australian shepherd named Buster October 10, 2007. The shelter, which has undergone several improvements, currently has a large population of animals available for adoption. (The Florida Times-Union, Jon M. Fletcher)

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Clayton Henderson, a senior at Ridgeview High School, in Orange Park, FL, hugs his younger brother Cameron Henderson after being crowned the Homecoming King for his senior class during a school pep-rally October 11, 2007 at the school. Henderson, 18, has down syndrome. (The Florida Times-Union, Jon M. Fletcher)

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Spectators admire hot dog dressed daschsund Kiwi as she passes by during the 3rd Annual Pooch Parade in Brunswick, Georgia during the 9th Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee, Saturday, October 13, 2007. (The Florida Times-Union, Chris Viola)

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Holding her granddaughter Kyleigh Nielsen, Sheri Atkinson looks for the marker for her son Kyle Lavinder among the markers at Terry Parker's Unity Plaza October 15, 2007. Kyle Lavinder was killed December 26, 2002, Kyleigh was named after him. Family and friends of Jacksonville children lost to violent crime gathered Monday evening for the annual Remembrances ceremony. Thirteen new names were added to the list and memorial stones since last years recognition event at Terry Parker High School. (The Florida Times-Union, Bob Self)

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Former United States President Jimmy Carter signs copies of his new book at the Costco store off Gate Parkway Wednesday evening, October 10, 2007. According to Jason Zook, the Warehouse Manager for the store Carter's publicist contacted them about 3 months ago about the book signing visit. He signed copies of his new book, Beyond the White House as well as copies of 5 of his other books brought in for the event. "He limits himself to 1600 books" said Zook," and he can do that in about 2 hours. (The Florida Times-Union, Bob Self)

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Jaqueline Sadler of New Smyrna Beach has her horse named Sweet Extravagance move in a circle around her, as Pat Parelli encourages her, at the Parelli Natural Horsemanship USA Tour, at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center in Jacksonville, Florida, October 14, 2007. Parelli taught the audience about his training method during the event, which involves communication between the horse and its owner. (The Florida Times-Union/Emily Barnes)


A look back at a selection of ten photographs from The Florida Times-Union archives from the week of October 9, 2007 to October 15, 2007.|Buy Photos