Lindsey Kilbride

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Reporter Lindsey Kilbride joined WJCT News in 2015 after completing the radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

Lindsey also has a degree in multimedia journalism from the University of North Florida, and she's a former WJCT News intern.

When she's not drinking coffee on deadline, she can be found cuddling her cats. 

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Following the shootings of four transgender women in Jacksonville this year, LGBT advocates have criticized the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office for identifying the victims as men and using their given names instead of chosen names. Three of the victims died.

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The Duval County School Board — minus one member —  has been strategizing against an education amendment set to appear on Floridians’ ballots this November.

JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS

Over five years, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry wants $5 million spent annually on the city-owned Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, with the zoo’s providing an equal match.

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Story updated on 7/24 

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry presented a $1.2 billion budget to City Council Monday.

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Springfield’s Main Street will soon have more trash cans, bicycle racks and maintenance stations for bikes and wheelchairs.

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Seventy-nine girls and boys ages five-to-14 were seated around tables in a Westside community center awaiting the arrival of their state senator, Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville on Wednesday morning.

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Updated 7/18 at 2:15 p.m. 

Two weeks into his presidency, Aaron Bowman has established a “Historical Remembrance” committee and picked the seven Jacksonville City Council members who will serve on it.

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Jacksonville Mike Williams announced in 2016 most officers were on board with wearing body cameras and the department would be rolling them out after a pilot program.

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Some young professionals said they’re leaving the Jacksonville Beach area because while they can afford rent, buying isn’t a feasible option. Oliver Shahbazian said that’s the case for him.

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State law says medical marijuana dispensaries are allowed to open up where pharmacies can, which means a couple different types of commercial zones in Jacksonville.

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Story updated on 7/9 at 5 p.m. with comment from the State Attorney's Office. 

Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump’s law firm will be representing a pregnant Orange Park mother allegedly beaten late last month by a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office corrections officer.

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Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart has determined several Florida school districts — Duval, Manatee and Polk counties — that were accused of inflating end-of-course civics test numbers by several lawmakers did nothing wrong.

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Oakleaf Plantation resident Kirenda Welch says she never expected an evening drive home from her son’s basketball game would end in her arrest and beating. The Jacksonville corrections officer who allegedly struck her was arrested and fired Thursday.

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This week Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced $16 million for projects meant to aid cities with job growth. Of that, Clay County is getting $2.06 million to build a road.

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With the Florida Department of Education’s release of school grades last week, the fate of two low-performing Duval schools was decided.

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