Melissa Ross
Brands are praising the gymnast for putting mental health first.

Melissa RossApril 21, 2016
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Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham says he’s “thrilled” his daughter, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, is considering a run for governor, calling her an “outstanding public servant.” The proud dad noted that his offspring scored very high on Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy ranking of how often each member of Congress works across […]

Melissa RossApril 20, 2016
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Former Duval County Sheriff John Rutherford continues to rack up endorsements in his run for Jacksonville’s open Congressional seat. Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar and Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper are all supporting Rutherford as he seeks to replace outgoing Congressman Ander Crenshaw, who is retiring, in Congressional District […]

Melissa RossApril 20, 2016
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Embattled North Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown has evidently decided she’s all in for re-election, despite losing her redistricting challenge and dealing with a House ethics investigation. “I am very disappointed in the Federal court’s decision earlier this week,” said Brown in a statement. “Although I still maintain that the new congressional districts will be severely […]

Melissa RossApril 19, 2016
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Whether it’s the always-interesting 2016 election, Jacksonville’s pension fund issues, or the sudden congressional seat vacancy in the city, interest in politics is high on the First Coast at the moment. In fact, it’s driving a huge RSVP response to the monthly Beaches Democratic Club meeting tonight in Neptune Beach, with a featured speech by Jacksonville […]

Melissa RossApril 15, 2016
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Former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham will host a free environmental webinar next week for those interested in becoming politically engaged around environmental issues in the state. The online event is in partnership with the group 1000 Friends of Florida, and is set for next Tuesday, April 10 at noon. Billed as the state’s leading not-for-profit smart growth […]

Melissa RossApril 13, 2016
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A celebration at Jacksonville’s J.P. Small Memorial Stadium, which used to host the Negro League, is set for Wednesday afternoon to honor baseball great Jackie Robinson. Jacksonville’s oldest publication targeted at the African-American community, the Florida Star, is also celebrating its 65th anniversary in conjunction with the Robinson celebration. Robinson, of course, was the first African-American […]

Melissa RossApril 13, 2016
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Given that he’s the most popular Democrat in town, it’s no surprise that the Jacksonville Beaches Democratic Club is touting the appearance of former Jacksonville Mayor and At-Large Jacksonville City Councilman Tommy Hazouri at their upcoming meeting. Hazouri “will give an update on important city issues and local environmentalists will review recent Earth Day events” at […]


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