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Dunn Retrial
10:16 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Michael Dunn Testifies; Closing Arguments Heard In Retrial

Michael Dunn testifies in court on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Jordan Davis’s father Ron Davis wiped away tears as Assistant State Attorney John Guy made his final statements before jury deliberations in the retrial of Michael Dunn Tuesday.

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Law & Order
2:48 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Atlantic Beach Police Chief Arrested On Drug Charges

Michael Classey
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has arrested former Atlantic Beach police chief Michael Classey on 21 counts of drug trafficking, possession and evidence tampering.

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Emergency Preparedness
11:20 am
Tue September 30, 2014

For Mormons, 'Prepping' Is An Article Of Faith

Tom Smith, manager of the LDS Church Home Storage Center in Jacksonville, Fla., keeps around 17 tons of inventory in stock on any given day.
Peter Haden

Nearly 15 million Americans participated in FEMA’s National PrepareAthon Day on Tuesday. But a group of 15 million others has been quietly preparing for over a century: Mormons.

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Dunn Retrial
6:59 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Prosecution Wraps Case, Defense Calls First Witnesses In Dunn Retrial

State Attorney Angela Corey and medical examiner Dr. Stacey Simons
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The fourth day of testimony in the Michael Dunn trial brought a lengthy end to the state's case and five new witnesses for the defense.

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Community
5:04 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Local Coffee Company Reflects On National Coffee Day

Martin Coffee vice president Harold Johnson holds open a bag of the company's coffee beans.
Credit Annie Black / WJCT

As the country celebrated National Coffee Day on Monday, the smell of freshly roasted coffee beans was overpowering at the Martin Coffee Company’s headquarters in Jacksonville.

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Dunn Retrial
12:36 pm
Sat September 27, 2014

Michael Dunn's Ex-Girlfriend Testifies, Juror Removed On Day Three Of Testimony

Rhonda Rouer during her testimony on September 27, 2014.
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Tears streamed down Rhonda Rouer’s face and her voice shook as she recounted before jurors for a second time the day Michael Dunn shot a Jacksonville teen.

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Law & Order
8:01 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Teens Who Were With Jordan Davis Testify On Second Day Of Dunn Retrial

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On the second day of testimony in the Michael Dunn retrial, jurors heard from eight witnesses, including the three teens who were with 17-year-old Jordan Davis when he died.

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First Coast Connect
4:57 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Coastal Building Continues Unabated Despite Concerns

Credit Wikimedia Commons

The United States has added over two million housings units to the nation's coast in the last 20 years, and construction is not slowing down, according to a new report from Reuters.

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First Coast Connect
3:10 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Media Roundtable: Retrial Of Michael Dunn Begins

Michael Dunn on the first day of his retrial, September 24, 2014.
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Michael Dunn, Mayor Alvin Brown and Senator John Thrasher are making headlines this week.

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Closing The Loop
11:37 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Closing the Loop - Dan Shafer

When Dan Shafer lost his sales job, he shifted to a very different career in the arts.
Credit Warren Miller

Dan Shafer’s life changed during a single week five years ago. At the beginning of the week, he was a motivated and successful salesman for a well-known truck manufacturer. On Wednesday, he was given an award in California for being one of the company’s top five salesmen.

On Friday, all five of the top salesmen – including Dan – were told that their services were no longer required.

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