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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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Black Lives Matter Vigil: Toni Smailagic Photo Essay

Crowds gathered at the site of Vernell Bing's shooting by police in Springfield at the corner of 9th and Liberty Streets to mark the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA, and of 32-year-old Philando Castile near St. Paul, Minnesota. Photographer Toni Smailagic was there to capture...

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Dear Jacksonville and Arts of the City

Ebony Payne-English, executive director of Black on Black Rhyme - Jacksonville, joined First Coast Connect to talk about their efforts to enhance the quality of life for Jacksonville residents through artistic development. She also recites her poem Dear Jacksonville, after the jump!

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Melissa Ross interviews attorney Randy Reep

Melissa Ross speaks with Jacksonville attorney and veteran pilot Randy Reep about how he got into flying, and why he's advocating for children to learn how to fly at an early age. Join us after the jump!

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Melissa Ross: Paula Bartlett, Clerk of Courts candidate

Paula Bartlett, Democratic candidate for Duval County Clerk of Courts, joins Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect to discuss her decision to challenge incumbent Clerk of Courts Ronnie Fussell. After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage last year, Fussell ended all courthouse weddings. Bartlett...

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Out Of Bounds: Jeff Prosser Breaks Down The UF QBs

The Gator quarterback spot could be in good hands again. After the jump, join Jeff in speculating about the upcoming season!

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Melissa Ross: North Florida Land Trust

The North Florida Land Trust is launching an ambitious project to conserve more land in North Florida. The nonprofit is planning to create a 112,000 acre "Preservation Portfolio" of land they say is in critical need of preservation. This includes territory in Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Putnam, and...

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Melissa Ross: Chef DeJuan Roy

Alhambra Theatre Executive Chef Dejuan Roy competed on a special Father's Day episode of Guy Fieri’s Grocery Games. After the jump, he tells Melissa Ross how he won by creating a gourmet meal... with a canned ham?

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3 New Shops Will Be Opening at the Avenues Mall

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. July, 2016 – Simon is announcing that Bohdi Tree, PlayLive Nation and Weekends will join the retail lineup at The Avenues. “The Avenues continues to set itself apart as a shopping destination in the Jacksonville market,” said Carla DeMaria, director of marketing and business...

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Melissa Ross: Chris Thomas and Ellen Cottrill

On First Coast Connect, Melissa Ross interviews Chris Thomas, of The Chris Thomas Band, and Ellen Cottrill, owner of HOBNOBs, about the monthly series of shows for The Chris Thomas Band at Unity Plaza and all the excitement going down after the jump!

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