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NEW Kid in Town Wednesday, March 22
Dear Davi, My humans are insistent on bringing home a young pup. How can I keep my cool while welcoming this whippersnapper into my home? Carly the …
Deep State, Local STYLE Wednesday, March 15
The question I get when I’m at Jacksonville’s City Hall more often than seems reasonable: Why are you spending so much time at City Hall? Because of the nature of what I do on …
THUNDER on the Left Wednesday, March 15
The dramatic actions of the Trump Administration are pushing the limits of the U.S. Constitution, angering people across the nation and generating a rising tide of activism on the left. (“A …
The Cost of Doing BEER Business Wednesday, March 15
Alcohol, particularly beer, has long had a target on its back. Historians note that the first records of taxes levied on beer date back all the way to the ancient Egyptians. German brewers in Hamburg …
Pets Like Me: PUMPKIN Wednesday, March 15
MEET PUMPKINIt’s not every day that I bump noses with a guinea pig, but this encounter was special. Her name is Pumpkin and we crossed paths roaming the community garden. She offered me a …
Not in My BACKYARD Wednesday, March 15
Behind a bright façade of economic development, population growth and urban renewal, Jacksonville has a secret: It doesn’t quite know what to do with—or about—the homeless. …
One of the biggest problems in combatting Donald Trump's political rise has been the inability of his detractors to pinpoint what makes Trump so bad, anyway. His populist and anti-establishment sentiments have …
Spotlighting ABUSERS Wednesday, March 8
Dear Davi, What can be done to stop abusers from getting their hands on my fur friends? Alford the American Stafford Terrier ____________________ Alford, Don't worry, com-paw-dre. Florida lawmakers have filed a bill that will …
HALLUCINATION Generation Wednesday, March 8
I'm an old man now, closer to my sparsely attended funeral than I am to my birth in a government-run facility. However, there has been a constant throughout my misspent life: the Drug War …
The Swamp HIPPIES Wednesday, March 8
I found him slumped at a bar-top. His eyes shifted and darted across the room and his mind seemed to be making manic calculations while he sucked contentedly on his mystery drink. It was the Swamp Hippie, or at least …