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District 1 Jacksonville City Councilwoman Joyce Morgan joined us to discuss all the latest happenings in her Arlington district, as well as  the latest news around town.

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The Duval County Democratic Party is calling for an independent investigation into the actions of Mayor Lenny Curry’s office during the city’s “Stop the Violence” initiative

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Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week, including:

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The Duval County Public Schools Board and the Jacksonville City Council met Tuesday in a contentious session.  Jacksonville City Council President Scott Wilson joined us for a closer look at that and other issues.

State of Downtown

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Florida’s Public Service Commission is meeting this week, and  setting energy efficiency standards for the state’s utilities.

The Jaxson

New details on what’s being planned for the former Landing site are slowly emerging. Mike Field of our digital partner, The Jaxson, joined us for a closer look.

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Students across town and the country are heading back to school today.

Nikesha Williams, Shelton Hull, Melissa Ross, Dan Scanlan and Stephanie Brown (counter-clokwise) in Studio 5.
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Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week.

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FSCJ is one of the state’s largest institutions of higher education, with nearly 50-thousand students enrolled annually. 

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A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor impeaching President Donald Trump, according to NPR's Impeachment Tracker

Leadership Jax

Jake! Is a new biography that tells the story of one of this city’s most colorful and influential leaders.

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There have been 251 mass shootings in the U.S. this year, so far, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

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Friday on the First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable, our panel of journalists looked at the top stories of the week, including:

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The City of Jacksonville says it has reached a deal  to develop Lot J, the parking lot next to TIAA Bank Field.

Duval County Public Schools headquarters
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The Duval County School Board is looking at hiring a private attorney in its fight with the city over a sales tax referendum for school repair and construction.

WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union reported the board is being pressured to give local charter schools an up-front $150 million dollar payment as part of any deal.

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