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3/25/19: Children’s Week; First Coast Success; Free Legal Help; Cole Pepper

Florida Children's Week
Florida Children's Week 2018

It’s Children’s Week in Florida, and activists are descending on the state capitol to educate lawmakers on children’s issues. 

What does that mean exactly? Denise Marzullo, CEO, Early Learning Council of Duval joined us with more.

First Coast Success

In today’s First Coast Success segment, Karen Brune Mathis of the Jacksonville Daily Record spoke to Mike Brannigan, President and CEO of Suddath – which was founded here in Jacksonville in 1919, and is celebrating 100 years in business.

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Ross with Roberts and Curran in Studio 5

Free Legal Help for Citizenship Applicants

Free legal help is being offered with U.S. citizenship applications at Florida Coastal School of Law this weekend. Ericka Curran, who leads the Immigration Clinic at Florida Coastal School of Law, and Immigration Attorney Kara Roberts joined us with more information.

Cole Pepper

The Sweet 16 is set in college basketball. WJCT Sports Analyst Cole Pepper joined us with a closer look.

Heather Schatz can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.