12/12/2018: Tessa Duvall, The World's Largest Coloring Book Party, 'He is Born' Live Performance

Dec 12, 2018

The Florida Times-Union reporter Tessa Duval has spent the last 20 months investigating youth homicides in Duval County - which are second only to Miami-Dade County - in terms of the number of children arrested in cases of murder and manslaughter here in Florida. She joined us to share some of the findings from ‘When Kids Kill,’ her special report on youth homicide in Duval County, and take listener calls.

Credit The North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce

Going Green

Addressing the impacts of climate change is going to take the support and the dollars of the business community. Increasingly, business owners are jumping in - and many of them are joining a chamber of commerce focused on sustainability. Christina Kelcourse, the executive director of the North Florida Green Chamber of Commerce, told us more about in today’s ‘Going Green’ segment.

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The World’s Largest Coloring Book Party!

The award-winning event Color Me Kona is back! It’s billed as the world’s largest coloring book party. Local artist Nicole Holderbaum joined us with a preview of the festivities, which take place at Kona Skate Park on Saturday, December 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

‘He is Born’

Opera baritone singer Karim Zabaneh gave us a sneak peak of his “He is Born’ concert at the First United Methodist Church at 225 E. Duval Street in Jacksonville on Saturday, December 15, at 6 p.m. The family-friendly program will consist of Christmas carols and hymns.

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

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