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04/08/16: First Coast Connect On The Go! Live From Generation W

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We broadcast live from the fifth annual Generation W women's leadership conference. 

Media Roundtable Week in Review

We discuss the week's biggest news stories with our roundtable of local journalists: Mark Woods, Florida Times-Union columnist; Claire Goforth, Folio Weekly editor; A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics writer; and WJCT News analayst John Burr.

Topics include Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry's push to have voters decide whether to approve a half-cent sales tax to help pay off the city's pension debt, this week's One Spark event, and more.

Generation W

Generation W founder Donna Orender joins us to discuss the organization's mission and the speakers at this year's conference.

One Tank Media

In our new spring series of segments, in partnership with the UNF student-run group One Tank Media, we're exploring interesting places to visit within 100 miles of Jacksonville.

This week we speak with writer Megan Massion about Okefenokee Swamp. We also learn about foot golf games in Jacksonville with writer Francheska Russo.

St. Johns Cultural Council

Nadia Ramoutaur, program director with the St. Johns Cultural Council, lets us know about their new survey of First Coast artists.

USS Adams Museum Drop Boat Race

The USS Adams Museum is teaming up with the Southeast U.S. Boat Show for a drop boat race to raise money for the proposed museum to be docked at the Jacksonville shipyards property. We learn more from museum spokesperson Joe Snowberger.