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First Coast Connect
10:54 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Cole Pepper: EverBank Mega Event A Success, Summer Of Soccer Continues, Sharks Season Ends With Win

Cole Pepper stands in front of one of EverBank Field's new video scoreboards.
Credit Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

The scoreboards may have been the largest draw to EverBank Field this weekend, but there was some action on the field as well. Cole Pepper has it all in his weekly sports wrap.

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First Coast Connect
9:40 am
Mon July 28, 2014

With Successful Scoreboard Unveiling, Examining The Economics Of EverBank Field

A virtual American flag waves during a test of EverBank Field's new giant video boards. The boards were unveiled during a soccer match and concert this past weekend.
Credit News4Jax

People across the First Coast and NFL fans around the country are still talking this morning about Saturday night's "Mega Event" at Everbank Field.

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StateImpact Florida
9:24 am
Mon July 28, 2014

StateImpact Florida: Activist And Algebra Project Founder Bob Moses

Bob Moses
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Fifty years ago Bob Moses organized volunteers to register voters in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer.

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Education
9:13 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Duval Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Scores Show Promise For Future

London Washington and classmate John Garman, preparing to slide down the fire pole at the Hands On Children's Museum.​
Credit Rhema Thompson / WJCT

In the Hands On Children’s Museum, about ten little firefighters in bright pink shirts are busy at work, sliding down fire poles and rolling firetrucks under tables of puzzles, barely minding the reporter in their midst.

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First Read
5:45 am
Mon July 28, 2014

First Read: Monday, July 28, 2014

Marriage equality, EverBank Field and property taxes are in the headlines today.

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Law & Order
1:00 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Same-sex Marriage Ban Struck Down For Miami Area

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MIAMI (AP) — A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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Community
12:51 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

The Week In Web - Duval Schools, 'I'm So Duval, Florida Governors Race

Duval schools, "I'm so Duval" and Adrian Wyllie were among our top stories this week.

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Health
4:02 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Health Department: Don't Forget Back To School Shots

Credit www.mylocalhealthguide.com

It’s only three weeks until school starts up again in Duval County but some kids won’t make it past the front door.

Health officials are reminding parents that students need to be up-to-date on their vaccinations before they go back to school.

Dr. Kelli Wells, director of the Duval County Health Department, says many children get sent home each year because they don’t have the proper immunizations.

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First Coast Connect
1:27 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

No Plans? No Problem! Things To Do This Weekend On The First Coast

Credit MOCA Jacksonville

A legend and a "mega event" are happening this weekend on the First Coast this weekend.

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First Coast Connect
12:10 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

ONLY IN FLORIDA: Thief Smuggles Sushi In His Pants

Is that sushi in your pants, or are you just happy to see me? We're putting fish in strange places in this week's ONLY IN FLORIDA.

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