by John Stoehr
The nine-week-old stalemate between the administration of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and its musicians came to an end yesterday, according to the Jacksonville Business Journal. The new five-year deal calls for a salary freeze at last season's pay scale but a pay increase of 2.5 percent in the fourth year and 3 percent in the fifth. The spokesman for the musicians called it "the best contract both sides could work out." Updates later in the day - J.S.