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May 10, 2006

■   No 'Welcome' for workers at AOL's Southside campus -
Tammy Holt fought back tears as she pulled out of AOL's Southside campus early Tuesday morning, minutes after finding out that her job -- and that of the other 819 employees at the call center...

July 12, 2005

■   Software Showdown in Vegas -
Brian "Catfish" Edwards might be the only professional poker player who got his nickname from the Economist magazine. Of course, he is also probably one of the few poker players competing in a $100,000 tournament...

December 13, 2004

■   The future of telephony gets a whole lot simpler -
When someone calls Jim Kutsch's desk, it doesn't matter if the Convergys executive is in his Jacksonville office or working out of a hotel near the company's North Carolina call center: Either way, his phone...

August 3, 2004

■   Spy aircraft to be built at Cecil -
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer will be making the military's newest spy plane at Cecil Commerce Center as part of a team led by defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. Lockheed won the $879 million contract to...

June 3, 2004

■   Wireless Internet coming to Duval -
WASHINGTON -- Communications industry pioneer Craig McCaw will launch a wireless broadband service in Jacksonville over the next few months, using the First Coast as the starting point for a national network. McCaw's company, Clearwire,...

April 18, 2004

■   THE STEEL CRISIS: Demand from China is driving up the cost of construction in the U.S. -
A load of steel coils was dropped off in Bruce Mancuso's warehouse Thursday morning, giving him a little more wiggle room. But just a little. All of the material, used in making steel buildings, has...

April 4, 2004

■   Technology Trends that are Changing Us Today -
We're living in the future. It might not be the future of George Jetson and Buck Rogers, of Star Wars and Star Trek, a future of flying cars and laser rifles. But our present isn't...

March 13, 2004

■   The $1 Million Challenge -
The qualifying run was going really well. Then the concrete wall got in the way.

March 10, 2004

■   Dish drops Viacom shows in fee dispute -
Local Dish Network subscribers looking for Jon Stewart's take on the news or SpongeBob Squarepants' latest antics have been confronted with a blank screen since early Tuesday.

March 3, 2004

■   UNF buys tech park for $14 million -
The city's Research and Development Authority has agreed to sell the First Coast Technology Park to the University of North Florida for $14 million, a purchase that must be approved by the state.

September 30, 2003

■   Disney puts its twist on watching movies at home -
Hoping to attract people who "love movies and love watching them," The Walt Disney Co. rolled out a new video-on-demand service yesterday in Jacksonville, one of the three cities nationally where the product debuted.

February 3, 2003

■   Send me an angel -
Al Rossiter still remembers the cotton toilet tissue guy.

January 9, 2003

■   New wireless broadband service arrives in Jacksonville -
A Dallas-based company is debuting its wireless broadband service in Jacksonville, hoping to compete with BellSouth, Comcast and others in providing high-speed access to the Internet.

November 11, 2002

■   Incubators give big hand to small businesses -
The cubicles lining the small room are empty on a Tuesday afternoon, with just a few handwritten nameplates giving any hint of who usually sits at the desks.

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This is a showcase of the work done by Timothy J. Gibbons during a journalism career now stretching back more than a decade.

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