Peter Hoban

SPRING 2020 FIRST COAST CONNECT WITH MELISSA ROSS INTERN

Peter is joining WJCT as a spring intern from the University of North Florida, where he is majoring in communications. 

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A bill that would let voters decide on electing rather than appointing a superintendent for the Duval County Public Schools is generating controversy. 

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The U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is underway.

Image: Jason Tetlak shows off a draft of mural of comedian and actor Bill Murray, which is planning to paint on the side of a building in Murray Hill.
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Actor Bill Murray’s mug may be the new ambassador for a Jacksonville's Murray Hill neighborhood if a local artist gets his way.

Pictured: Dr. Robert Hayling (right) with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (center) and Rev. Andrew Young (left) during a press conference at the Elks Rest on Washington St. during the 1964 Civil Rights Movement actions in St. Augustine.
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Monday marks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  For the second year in a row, Jacksonville will have two major MLK breakfasts Friday in advance of the holiday. 

Photo of JEA's Downtown Jacksonville headquarters
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At-Large Group 2 City Councilman Ron Salem, who led an inquiry into the aborted push to privatize JEA,  said Tuesday he welcomes a federal investigation into the matter.

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The mushrooming JEA scandal is now in the sights of federal prosecutors. We spoke with City Councilman Ron Salem as the feds begin looking into JEA.

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A new coalition of business and civic leaders is speaking out about the aborted attempt to sell JEA.