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The family of Michelle O'Connell, who was found dead in the home she shared with a St. Johns deputy in 2010, wants an expanded probe into her shooting.

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With news that a national craft brewing organization chose Jacksonville for it's next annual convention, we've compiled this list of five little known facts about the region's burgeoning craft beer scene.

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One of the most controversial films of 1914 was shot in Jacksonville and St. Augustine.

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The man known as the father of St. Augustine’s civil rights movement returned to the nation’s oldest city Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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A statue that has resided in St. Augustine for more than 150 years may help shed light on the history of some of the First Coast’s earliest residents, and why some believe the area tends to stay unscathed by hurricanes.

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This week, as the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Florida man known as the father of that legislation, Dr. Robert B. Hayling, will be in St. Augustine.


Investigators said three of four early morning fires in St. Augustine’s historic district Monday were intentionally set and they’re leaning toward arson as the cause of the fourth as well.

According to St. Augustine Fire Chief James "J.C." Costeira, the four structures, two on Cordova, one on Saragasso and one on Park Place in the Lincolnville neighborhood, are within blocks of each other in the historic downtown area.

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Among the moments being celebrated during the commemoration of the civil rights movement is a little known local milestone — the largest mass arrest of rabbis in United States history.

Westside High School, red light cameras, and Maurice Jones-Drew are in the headlines today.

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A replica cargo ship dating from between the 16th and 18th centuries currently docked in St. Augustine is being featured in a new television program starring two-time Academy Award nominee John Malkovich.

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A new report is sounding the alarm again about climate change and how it could impact the Sunshine State.

The Hyppo, the St. Augustine-based gourmet ice pop shop that recently opened a location in Gainesville, is looking at a possible Jacksonville location in the Riverside neighborhood.

Governor Rick Scott, the Jacksonville Riverwalk, and curling are in the headlines today.

This story is part of NPR's 50th anniversary coverage of 1964.

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An orchestral piece commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be performed this weekend in a city known for playing a vital role in the movement.