Democrat Paula Bartlett, running against Ronnie Fussell in the Clerk of Courts race, discussed why she wanted court house weddings reinstated on Thursday’s First Coast Connect.

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On Monday afternoon downtown, people were walking to and from their cars parked in the Water Street parking garage. The six-level building has bare walls, but that’s expected to change says Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Executive Director Tony Allegretti.

“It will likely be a combination of mural and some 3-D elements,” Allegretti said.



The man convicted of fatally shooting a Jacksonville teen at a Gate gas station in November 2012 will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole.

Circuit Judge Russell Healey has sentenced Michael Dunn, 47, to life in prison for the death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

Dunn will serve an additional maximum sentence of 90 years in prison for three counts of attempted murder as well as 15 years for one count of firing a deadly missile into the vehicle where Davis and his friends sat.