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Melissa Ross and Ben Frazier: Police Shootings

Ben Frazier of the local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference joined Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect to discuss Dallas, Black Lives Matter, and more, after the jump!

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Amanda Borges: Julius Thomas Expectations

Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas isn't generating a lot of buzz right now, but that could change. Watch what Amanda Borges has to say on Out Of Bounds, after the jump!

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Melissa Ross and Craig Pittman on Florida's weirdness

First Coast Connect was joined via phone by Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman, to talk with Melissa Ross about his new book, "Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country". Learn how Florida secretly, subtly, influences all other states in the union, both for good...

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Hemming Park: Why We Can't Have Nice Things. 2013

Three years ago,Metrojacksonville launched its first episode of a new feature examining the kind of crazy way that counterproductive and appalling stuff happens in Jville. The subject was the lead up to a private group to manage Hemming Park. Revisit the episode with Joshua Taylor and Amanda Morales...

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Melissa Ross: Tori Serpa of the Brit Rose Foundation

Tori Serpa is founder and owner of the Brit Rose Foundation, a local nonprofit focused on suicide prevention, mental illness and bullying. Join Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect after the jump, to learn how you can help support the foundation through... shopping!

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Melissa Ross: Swim Shorts Film Fest

The Swim Shorts Film Fest invites filmmakers of all ages and ability levels to send them short films featuring Northeast Florida’s waters and/or their favorite water activities. After the jump, founder Laura Bearl joins Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect with more information!

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Out of Bounds: Weirdest Sports in the World

Breona Humphrey takes us for look at some of the weirdest sports in the world. Prepare to be amazed and alarmed by people with small animals in their pants, after the jump!

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Melissa Ross: White Harvest Farm

Ju'Coby Pittman of the Clara White Mission and Florence Haridan of Character Counts have teamed together to start a new farm in Jacksonville. Join Melissa Ross to learn how this farm gives malnourished communities in Jacksonville an opportunity to change their "food desert" status. Find out what the...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child released July 31

San Marco Books and More celebrates Harry Potter's birthday and eighth book release; Wizards and Muggles alike invited to toast The Boy Who Lived! Details after the jump!

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