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The Florida Times-Union and, the major daily newspaper and most accessed media website in Northeast Florida, and Handmark®, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications, today announced the availability of the mobile app.’s news coverage goes beyond the headlines to bring you the depth of coverage that readers of The Florida Times-Union have come to expect. In this app, free for a limited time, users get the same award winning coverage provided by Times-Union reporters on  

Whether it’s breaking news, government, the Jaguars, high school preps, money, health or education; you’ll never miss a beat while you’re away from your computer or newspaper.

You’ll also find quick resource features like First Coast area movie times, weather and traffic reports. In all, the app features more than 20 categories of news and information.


“We see the mobile medium as a huge opportunity to engage and connect with our readers in a new way,” said Times-Union Publisher, Lucy Talley. “Our new mobile apps brings all the best news and information from our award-winning website to our readers’ fingertips, offering a unique on-demand experience.”

In conjunction with the launch of the app, the Florida-Times Union kicked off its “Getta Jetta” sweepstakes. Anyone who downloads apps, will have the chance to win a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta. To enter, users should click on the “Enter to Win” ad at the top of the browser screen within the app. Drawing will take place on December 13, 2010. For more information visit,

To Download OTA go Here.

To download via Blackberry App World go Here.

Source (Business Wire)

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