Scott Harrison


WJCT News Intern Scott Harrison is a Journalism Major at Flagler College. He also reports for the college's campus news website, The Gargoyle.

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A local law firm says talking on your phone while driving, hands free or not, can be just as dangerous as driving drunk.

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Chicago resident and One Spark creator Ed Hubbard is applying a new idea to an organism that’s been around for thousands of years: Earthworms.

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Jacksonville's mass transit system was among the city features given a boost by the 2014 One Spark festival earlier this month, with Skyway ridership showing a 104 percent over the same time last year.

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A new internet bug is affecting 60 percent of secure websites. Luckily, the Deemable Tech guys are on the case.

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When cellist and composer Dave Eggar got tired of playing only classical music, he combined his classical training with his eclectic musical tastes to create a sound that is all his own.

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A new venture designed to encourage more innovative ideas in education will make has made it's debut at One Spark 2014.

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With the 2014 One Spark festival  in full swing, where should visitors to downtown Jacksonville start their One Spark experience?

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April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and the members of a local program that advocates for vulnerable children in traumatic situations is looking for volunteers.

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One Spark 2014 will kick off in one week, flooding Jacksonville with an estimated 150,000 visitors.

The event, which runs from April 9-14, stretches 20 square blocks with 77 venues and displays from more than 630 projects for visitors to enjoy.

Festival-goers cans also expect the expansion of a two-block food village on Laura Street between Adams  and Bay streets.

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The reconstruction of Jacksonville's Southbank Riverwalk may be completed way sooner than expected.

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What do you get when you take Corey Peterson’s screaming sax; mix it with the chimed chords of brothers Ben and Matthew Strok, wrap it in the blistering baselines of Sean Thomas and serve it with the rhythmic percussion of Jamil Wright? The answer is “Junk.”

Not to be disparaging. The term was coined by Jacksonville five-piece group Herd of Watts themselves when classifying their unique blend of jam and funk music.

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The term oceanfront has become a lot more literal for those who have shoreline houses in South Ponte

Several days of high winds and tides washed away sections of beachfront back yards, exposing wires running deep underground.

In an emergency meeting Thursday morning, the St. Johns County Commission declared a local state of emergency in certain areas of South Ponte Vedra and Summer Haven.

“That area of our coast line has experienced an unusual amount of erosion due to high winds and tide,” said St. Johns County Communications Manager Michael Ryan.

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If you’re a lover of flowers, or simply an agricultural enthusiast, the Garden Club of Jacksonville may be the place for you this weekend.

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A trip to the Georgia Aquarium may be the only chance you have to see the largest fish in the world.

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City officials and environmental advocates have partnered for an annual event they hope will drive residents to give back to their community by cleaning up the St. Johns River.

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Each week WJCT highlights one of the creators participating in Jacksonville's One Spark Festival as part of our Creator Series.

Richard Karn, best known for his role as “Al Borland” on the hit 90’s sitcom Home Improvement, joined Melissa Ross to discuss his role in the Alhabmra Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s classic play I Ought to Be in Pictures.

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Classical music, classic comedy and some 'lovely' art are on display this weekend on the First Coast.

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Tomorrow is National Black HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, and local advocates say there will be plenty of opportunities to get tested in Jacksonville.

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Are juvenile offenders in North Florida's Fourth Circuit Court treated the same as those in other parts of the state?

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The “World’s Crowdfunding Festival” will return to downtown Jacksonville this April with more participants and more projects. / Flickr

The St. Johns River Water Management District will hold a meeting tonight to discuss a plan that calls for the removal of millions of gallons of St. Johns River water.