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5/10/2018: Times-Union St Johns River Report; Brain Cancer Run; Steve Forbert; Jeff Bradley

Kevin Meerschaert

Thursday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Florida Times-Union reporters Nate Monroe and Christopher Hong on their investigative series regarding how dredging affects the flow of the St. Johns River (01:06).

To commemorate Brain Cancer Awareness Month we spoke with Dianne Fenton. She organized Saturday’s Waves of Gray 5K walk and run in Jacksonville Beach to raise funds for brain cancer research (35:19).

We spoke with singer Steve Forbert who will be performing at the Mudville Grille Music Room on Saturday and comedian Jeff Bradley who performs at Mudville Thursday night (46:00).

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.