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

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A Clay County school bus driver is facing 13 child pornography charges after an investigation in May found he had photographs of children performing sex acts in his possession, according to a Clay County arrest report.

Marion Keith Nichols, 56, who ran as a write-in candidate in the 2016 superintendent election in Clay County, was arrested Wednesday at his Green Cove Springs home, deputies said.

He is facing 13 felony counts related to possessing photographs of a sexual performance by a child. He was arrested and booked into the Clay County Jail.

City of Jacksonville

The city of Jacksonville is considering suing prescription drug makers for deceptive marketing.

One city councilman believes pharmaceutical companies are complicit in Northeast Florida’s opioid addiction epidemic.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Duval County has one of the highest rates of AIDS and HIV infection in the country. More than 6,000 people in Jacksonville are infected, and the number is growing. To combat the problem, a coalition of local agencies is throwing a Youth Block Party Friday at A. Philip Randolph Park.

Matthew Farina

With football season just over a month away, the Jacksonville Jaguars are starting training camp to make sure they appear to be at their best come September — and not just on the field.

Behind the scenes, team barber Eric Rivera is doing his part to give players and coaches winning looks.


Department of Veterans Affairs

Jacksonville is one of six Florida cities Congress has approved for new VA outpatient facilities. 

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