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Published on February 04, 2020
Top Jacksonville news: Gunfire strikes elementary school; 3 shot in Northwest; morePhoto: iStock

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Jacksonville.

Earth Fare to close all Jacksonville stores

The natural and organic grocery store will begin inventory liquidation sales immediately, including at its stores on Atlantic Boulevard, in Mandarin and in St. Johns County. 

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Students, faculty safe after gunfire strikes George Washington Carver Elementary 

Authorities said a man told police he and several others were walking near the school Monday evening when they were approached by a silver Ford Fusion. Someone inside the Ford began shooting at the group, and the group fled to the school as the shooting continued, striking the man. No one inside the school was hurt.

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Woman fighting back against obesity epidemic 

A local woman who once weighed 525 pounds is now taking control of her weight and her life.

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Former City Council member calls for mayor to resign following JEA scandal

Matt Schellenberg said, in the wake of the controversial JEA bonus plan and firing of CEO Aaron Zahn, there needs to be a change at City Hall, too.

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3 shot in Northwest 

Three people were being treated after being shot during an incident in Northwest Jacksonville on Sunday evening.

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