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8/6/2018: Dog Racing Ban; The Appeal Of Ebony Jones; Cole Pepper

News Service of Florida

Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski regarding the future of dog racing in Florida. Last week a circuit judge blocked a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban greyhound racing in Florida (01:13).

We spoke with local TV producer and author Nikesha Williams about her new book, The Appeal of Ebony Jones (30:14).

Cole Pepper joined the show to talk about what’s going on in the world of sports including the Jaguars’ preseason opener Thursday against New Orleans at TIAA Bank Field (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.