First Coast

News impacting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns and Clay counties.

The navy ball cap Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp players wear on their home field beat out 32 other minor league baseball teams to make it into the final four of a best cap-logo contest put on by the website Baseball America.

Habitat for Humanity’s HabiJax chapter will kick off a fundraising campaign Tuesday for its Jacksonville Women’s Build, which gives women the opportunity to own their own home.

VIDEO: Exploring Northeast Florida's Little Talbot Island State Park

Jun 19, 2017
Sean Lahav / University of North Florida's Environmental Center

WJCT presents a collaboration between the University of North Florida's Environmental Center and Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida on 19 short videos showcasing the city, state and national parks of the First Coast, produced by Sean Lahav, a project leader in the environmental leadership program.

Little Talbot Island State Park

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Jacksonville’s internationally-recognized crowd-funding festival One Spark will go on, after all, organizers announced Monday. 

Money problems forced organizers to cancel earlier this year, but now the event is slated for October.


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A George Washington University and Commonwealth Fund report suggests Florida’s economy stands to lose big if Congress passes the current version of a measure repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Researchers estimate the Sunshine State could lose more than 80,000, two-thirds in the healthcare sector.


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