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First Read: JSO Asks, Have You Seen This Car?

Police ask people from the Southside through the Northside to check their surveillance video to help them figure out where William Ruben Ebron last Thursday night until early Friday morning. Jacksonville’s biggest data center gets acquired, and Windows 10 rolls out to skeptical fanfare.

Welcome to WJCT First Read, your daily weekday morning round-up of stories from the First Coast, around Florida and across the country.

Here are 7 stories you don’t want to miss.

JSO: Check Surveillance Tapes For Ebron’s Car

Jacksonville police are asking people to check their surveillance footage that could contain clues in the disappearance of 1-year-old Lonzie Barton. Investigators say they need help figuring out where Ebron’s car was between 7 p.m. and 2:20 a.m. Friday.

Florida Environmental Groups Say Amendment 1 Funds Being Misused

Representatives from groups like the North Florida Land Trust are concerned legislators are using funds from Amendment 1 for things other than land and water purchases.

Jacksonville Data Center Acquired For $11M By St. Louis' TierPoint

St. Louis-based TierPoint has bought CxP Datacenters, the largest colocation data center in Jacksonville, for $11 million.

Appeals Court Upholds Doctor-Patient Gun Law

For the second time in little more than a year, a federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a controversial Florida law that restricts doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.

PolitiFact Florida's Flip-Flops on Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist says he will run for Congress if a upcoming redistricting mandated by the Florida Supreme Court shifts the district now held by David Jolly to the south to include his St. Petersburg home. Crist has been somewhat of a "trampoline," with PolitiFact Florida giving him a bunch of flip-flops on the issues.

Human Error Caused Virgin Galactic Crash, Investigators Say

The crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last fall in California's Mojave Desert was caused by pilot error and design problems, the National Transportation and Safety Board announced Tuesday after a nine-month investigation.

Windows 10 Rolls Out, Along With Concern Over Sharing Wi-Fi Passwords

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 as a free upgrade Wednesday, hoping to become more relevant to mobile users as it updates a key operating system. One feature, which shares your Wi-Fi with your contacts list, is drawing skepticism.

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Ray Hollister can be reached at, 904-358-6341 or on Twitter at @rayhollister.