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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

01/06/15: Same-Sex Marriages; Eben Alexander; Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Melissa Ross speaks with Jacksonville attorney and LGBT advocate Carrington "Rusty" Mead about the lifting of the state's ban on same-sex marriages. They also discuss a potential lawsuit against Northeast Florida clerks of courts following their decision to discontinue courthouse weddings.

Author Eben Alexander also joins the show to talk about his book, The Map of Heaven.

Then Melissa speaks with Ripley's Believe It Or Not vice president and historian Edward Meyer about the life of Robert Ripley and the PBS American Experience Documentary Ripley: Believe It Or Not.

Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.