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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Jacksonville’s minor league baseball team, the Jumbo Shrimp, is turning to its fans to design this season’s promotional t-shirt.

Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Associated Press

Wednesday brings with it a rare lunar trifecta: a super blue blood moon.

Arlington Country Day School Closure: State Records Show Lax Recordkeeping

Jan 30, 2018
Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The reason why a more than 60-year-old Jacksonville private school shut down over the weekend could be due, in part, to lax recordkeeping.

FSU Rolls Out Fraternity, Sorority Changes

Jan 30, 2018
VIVA Florida 500

Florida State University President John Thrasher has partially lifted the suspension of activities by fraternities and sororities on his campus while outlining a series of major changes prompted by the death of a student.

Construction Underway For New Bulkhead At San Marco Riverfront Park

Jan 30, 2018
News4Jax

The riverfront area in San Marco is a place where people fish, eat lunch, even lay out in the sun. The need for a new bulkhead was great because of erosion.

DeSantis Launches Governor's Bid As 'Principled Conservative'

Jan 30, 2018
News Service of Florida

BOCA RATON --- Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis walked across the stage Monday as the late rocker Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” played in a crowded room at a Boca Raton hotel.

Haight Street Rat in gallery
SavetheBanksy.com

Anonymous street artist Banksy’s Haight Street Rat will be on display in the Jax Makerspace Gallery at the Jacksonville Main Library from Feb. 14 – April 14.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

With the sudden closure of private Arlington Country Day School Friday, some 300 to 400 students ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade are scrambling to find new schools.


Michael Coghlan / Wikimedia Commons

A bill making its way through the Florida Legislature could radically reform the way children are handled in the criminal justice system. The measure would put stricter limits on when and how juveniles can be tried as adults.

Florida is one of 15 states that allow prosecutors to unilaterally decide to charge children as adults. That process is called direct filing.


Albert Herring / Wikimedia Commons

Amazon is facing a new competitor in Jacksonville’s online retail space.

Firehouse Subs interior
DCawton

The Jaxson co-founder Ennis Davis said that two Jacksonville-based sandwich chains are adapting to diners’ changing tastes in two different ways.


Care Connect app logo on screen
News4Jax

Nemours Children’s Health System has launched an app that allows pediatricians to treat kids through their parents’ smartphones or computers.

Mathew105601 / Wikimedia Commons

Florida State College at Jacksonville announced the release of its smartphone app Monday called FSCJ Safe. The app is intended to keep students, faculty and staff informed of any security threats that may arise.

Florida Humanities Council / Apple App Store

A new smartphone app is helping St. Augustine visitors take a walking tour of the 450-year-old city.

Plans are in the works to expand the high-tech tours to 20 Florida cities.

  The Florida Stories app reads users’ locations using GPS to guide them through the city.

The Florida Humanities Council managed the project using state funding.

Council Director of Digital Initiatives Jennifer Snyder says the app will allow visitors to experience historic cities across the state.

Creator Series: MomentStrong

Apr 10, 2013
Liz Pierce / Moment Strong

Each week WJCT’s Rebecca Farmer highlights one of the creators participating in Jacksonville's One Spark Festival.

Liz Pierce and her partners have created MomentStrong, a mobile app designed to help users with health and wellness issues such as dieting, smoking, drinking, exercise or stress.

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